Columns

Netanyahu prepared Israel for a historic event with Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as its capital. The result was much less triumphant

Meron Rapoport

Lineker, by expressing outrage at the Israeli treatment of Palestinian children, has empowered the narrative of the oppressed - and inevitably brought wrath on himself

Arzu Merali

The Somali-born anti-Islam mouthpiece has praised Saudi Arabia's crown prince for his reforms - while out-Trumping Trump in her calls to ban Muslims

Belen Fernandez

A New York bookstore had to issue a grovelling apology after it stocked a sellout ABC book that celebrates Palestine and its central place in Christianity

Nada Elia

For once the Jordanian king and Palestinian president have earned their position as Arab leaders

David Hearst

Decades of US foreign policy in the region offered the Arab world ample reason to engage in anti-Americanism - recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital is the straw that broke the camel’s back

Madawi Al-Rasheed

A new regional axis spearheaded by Turkey and Iran aims to put the Palestinian question at the forefront of its priorities

Nabil Ennasri

Feeble reaction, weak response, scared of angering Washington, this is how Arab governments responded to Trump's decision on Jerusalem

Ahmed Ramadan

With tension rising, Jordanian MPs are due to put the peace agreement signed in 1994 under review in a strong message to Israel

Mohammad Ayesh

Differences over Jerusalem show again that Theresa May’s rush across the Atlantic to hold hands with the new president was ill-judged. A Trump visit to the UK is a disaster waiting to happen

John Rees