East of the River Jordan, the defining geopolitical and religious schism in the Middle East pits Saudi Arabia against Iran.
The government is expected to announce that the war has cost £250m. Here are images of the conflict
In his third speech since protests began, the Syrian president failed to offer a scheduled programme
Questions have been raised about the identity of the Syrian blogger since news broke of her abductio
Living standards in the region must rise if the political momentum is to be kept up.
It is one year since the killing of a young Egyptian man helped trigger a revolution.
At least 20 anti-government demonstrators have been shot dead today in the southern city of Taiz.
Leaked report reveals major global banks held billions in Libyan assets.
Syria’s Chanel-clad first lady – rumoured to be hiding in London - has long played a double game.
The US Congress is so in thrall to the American Israel lobby AIPAC that it more of a hindrance to th
If Gaddafi is defeated, it will be through the kind of fighting now raging on the streets of Misurat
With the killing of Bin Laden in Abbottabad, al-Qaeda is as good as dead. This was never a mass move
Osama Bin Laden was a fool and a failure, and he was lucky that George W Bush, an even bigger fool, made him, for a while, into more than that. Muslims had legitimate grievances.
Mehdi Hasan is horrified at the reaction to the killing of Osama by a handful of people in the Musli
British universities need to keep their doors open to Arab students, even if they come from authorit
Bashar al-Assad’s regime ends emergency law in place since 1963 while protests continue.
The Palestinian people’s right of return is at the heart of their struggle.
The message of Tahrir Square and WikiLeaks, writes Tony Benn, is that the maxim "Information is power" is more true than ever.
Joining itself with an authoritarian regime caused harm to the millennium-long history of al-Azhar U
In short, there are no new facts that could possibly have led Richard Goldstone to change his mind a
After events in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Bahrain, Syrian citizens have finally found a voice agains
Peter Wilby on humanitarian principle, inconsistent foreign policy, financial self-interest and gung
“If it turns into a stand-off, Libya will become a cancerous cell”
The fear remains that intervention will do more harm than good.
Four new books by Mark Malloch Brown, Joseph Nye, Gideon Rachman and Richard Youngs watch the pendul
At least 30 injured and 1 dead in the first bombing in the city for seven years.
Views from the five countries that abstained on UN Resolution 1973.
President Ali Abdullah Saleh has played up the threat of al-Qaeda in Yemen to receive military aid f