Columns

With no central government and its own crises, Libya is ill-equipped to deal with an influx of returned migrants requiring shelter

Guma el-Gamaty

Saudi Arabia apparently wants Israel to fight its war with Hezbollah. Some in Israel also think the time has come. But the risks still appear excessive

Meron Rapoport

The recent 'spying' charges against Ali Salman are a sign of the vindictive nature of a regime and a ruling family that has systematically constructed a police state in Bahrain

Bill Law

To fully appreciate the hypocrisy of the current hullabaloo over Iranian armaments and alleged nuclear ambitions, it's instructive to revisit the era of America's favourite Shah

Belen Fernandez

The Western commentariat's favourable reviews of Mohammed Bin Salman gloss over Saudi government brutality

Gregory Shupak

A recent report in Haaretz paints a picture of Gazans as dehumanised, but denies a voice to Palestinians surviving an Israeli siege that the reporter fails to even acknowledge

Nada Elia

A study of the Twitter accounts of some British diplomats across the Middle East reveals that UK ambassadors care very deeply about human rights - but only when alleged abuses are carried out by our enemies

Peter Oborne