By Samira Shackle - 13 September 11:49
Media narratives and the stereotypes they employ matter because they frame the way the world understands events. The reporting of Middle Eastern conflicts has the potential power to impact western political responses.
By Charlotte Allan - 29 June 01:24
Worsening safety for women, breakdowns in the rule of law, crackdowns on cultural activity and police abuse - the Arab Spring wasn't meant to end like this.
By Olivier Roy - 13 December 06:37
Egypt and Tunisia aren’t sliding into chaos – they are simply learning how to be democracies.
By Mehdi Hasan - 29 November 07:44
Long live the Arab Spring - despite the murmurs about Morsi’s “pharaonic” decree in Egypt and the Syrian bloodbath, I refuse to lose faith in the people of the Arab world.
By Tam Hussein - 05 October 09:22
Ripples of the Arab Spring felt in the Gulf States.
By Costica Bradatan - 17 September 10:51
A simple act of protest that can take on mythical proportions.
By Ian Lucas - 23 August 01:11
The international community must do everything possible to prevent further escalation across the region.
By Jeremy Bowen - 16 August 11:01
The BBC's Middle East editor on his return to Egypt's capital.
By Heather McRobie - 15 August 11:21
The dignity of gender equality could have a hard time penetrating the written constitution.