Columns

At upcoming meeting in Brussels, the international group should ensure that Syria’s neighbours are getting enough support to cope with the refugee influx

Bill Frelick

Any further restraint from responding to Israeli aggression will only encourage more violations against Iran and Iranians

Seyed Mohammad Marandi

Safeguarding the status quo while paying lip service to voters' demands is the name of the game in Lebanon's 2018 parliamentary elections

Haley Bobseine

Without international action, Israel’s push to disappear Palestinians will complete the cycle of isolation

Ramona Wadi

While all states came out as winners after this month’s trilateral strike, the escalation highlights a dangerous level of global volatility

Alexey Khlebnikov

Since the award-winning human rights activist’s arrest, state repression against government critics has reached new heights in the UAE

Joe Odell

Without Haftar's presence, there is an opportunity to directly involve the diverse groups under Operation Dignity in a process of reconciliation and peace-building

Tarek Megerisi

Erdogan's decision to hold surprise general and presidential elections in June leaves the opposition in disarray and opens the way for further concentration of his power

David Barchard

The Syrian regime is unlikely to tolerate the presence of Arab troops inside Syria the way it has the US military, and absent a mandate from the UN, the force would be treated as occupiers

Samer Abboud

The use of power in Israel is now divorced from accountability. Were the seeds sown back in 1948?

Eyal Chowers