In new book, Ben White argues that the half-century search for a two-state solution has provided an alibi for Israel’s de facto annexation of the West Bank
Many have forgotten the real experience of freedom, having lived for decades under illegitimate dictators and despots
With royal pressure non-existent, a weakened Saudi society, and an international community willing to brush aside Khashoggi's murder, the real challenge may only come when King Salman passes away
There is a striking level of colonial arrogance in the idea that a people who have participated in the largest revolutionary uprising in recent times need the British state to teach them about civil society or reducing violence
The fate of Mohammed Bin Salman is of great importance to Saudi Arabia's neighbour Oman, which has just signed a new mutual defence pact with Britain. What does it have to fear?
Tehran has repeatedly delivered on its promises, while Washington has fallen short and backed Riyadh’s disastrous regional adventures
The Saudi-led destruction of Yemen, an ancient cradle of civilisation, seems to come from a place of deep envy
Calls to abandon Iraq's parliamentary system for a presidential one have intensified. Where might they lead?
King Mohammed VI knew that his offer to establish new relations would be rejected by Algiers, but it was all about Western optics
Trump's statement on the Khashoggi murder shows that when US values, such as defending human rights and the rule of law, collide with American interests, he opts for the latter