Columns

Key regional actors suddenly realise the need to become a counter weight to growing Iranian and Turkish control over affairs in the Levant

Kamal Alam

The lack of a unified, representative Palestinian leadership, pursuing a path of strategic resistance to Israeli occupation, is part of what makes such increasingly public steps toward normalisation possible

Ben White

Iranian leaders have been eagerly watching Saudi Arabia grapple with the fallout from the journalist's murder. However, any attempt to profit from the situation would be foolish and counterproductive

Marco Carnelos

From decimated fish and wildlife stocks in the Red Sea to declining water resources in Iraq, myriad environmental issues plague the region

Kieran Cooke

Decisions taken in London and Paris during and immediately after the global conflict are continuing to have momentous consequences in the Middle East region

Mark Curtis

The Saudi prince has found himself at the centre of attention in an international murder case and King Salman cannot protect him indefinitely

Madawi Al-Rasheed

The meeting was an attempt to forge an alliance of convenience and consolidate power

Khalil Dewan