Columns

Mounting pressure on Saudi Arabia over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi might account for Mohammed bin Zayed's decision to cancel Paris visit

Adlene Mohammedi

The Saudi Arabia I knew as a child would not have carried out such a heinous act as the brutal murder of a patriotic intellectual

Kamel Hawwash

If evidence of the journalist’s killing was cleared out before Turkish police could conduct a search, then the ‘sacrosanct’ nature of the consular building effectively obstructed justice

Deniz Baran

I have been a severe critic of the current US administration's policy towards the Palestinians. But does this make me a possible security threat to the US? Of course not

Kamel Hawwash

The outrage by western governments is in stark contrast to their silence and, in the case of the US and UK, their active support of Saudi Arabia's bloody war in Yemen

Madawi Al-Rasheed

Washington and London may choose to pull their support of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman - but the country’s next leader may not be as friendly towards the West

Peter Oborne

Reconstruction will cost hundreds of billions of dollars, and after seven years of war, state coffers are empty

Anas Abdoun

September's parliamentary elections came a year after historic independence referendum, with tensions high among Kurdish parties

Bashdar Pusho Ismaeel

The Jamal Khashoggi case begs the question: if the Saudi crown prince acts like this only 16 months into his role, then what will happen when he comes to ascend the throne?

David Hearst

Amid pressure from Ankara, it has become increasingly difficult for journalists in the country to preserve their integrity

Gürkan Zengin