Columns

To watch The Judge is to see Palestine as a normal, free society where women are battling for equality and representation in a society layered in generations of patriarchy

Azad Essa

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

Peter Oborne

Many have forgotten the real experience of freedom, having lived for decades under illegitimate dictators and despots

Ajmal Masroor

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

Madawi Al-Rasheed

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

Malia Bouattia

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?

Joe Gill

Tehran has repeatedly delivered on its promises, while Washington has fallen short and backed Riyadh’s disastrous regional adventures

Seyed Hossein Mousavian

The Saudi-led destruction of Yemen, an ancient cradle of civilisation, seems to come from a place of deep envy

Ghada Karmi

Calls to abandon Iraq's parliamentary system for a presidential one have intensified. Where might they lead?

Ahmed Rushdi
Tanya Goudsouzian

King Mohammed VI knew that his offer to establish new relations would be rejected by Algiers, but it was all about Western optics

Abed Charef