For years, the west has feared the Muslim Brotherhood succeeding to the highest levels of Egyptian p
Key figures in the Muslim Brotherhood.
Tahrir Square has once again become a makeshift community of tents, field hospitals and wounded protesters. "We are exhausted but morale is high," says Omar Marsafy, 24, who has gunshot wounds to his legs, arms and head.
A response to the distortions and misrepresentations.
Violent clashes in the Egyptian capital have entered their third day, with a risk that elections cou
The separation and "ethnic purity" currently seen in Israel disturbs even the honest among its advoc
The son and heir-apparent of the former dictator has been arrested by pro-government fighters.
An attack on Iran would prompt an enraged Iranian government, backed by a united Iranian public, to return fire.
In 2000, after the flight of the mullahs, one Pashtun warlord offered a viable way of uniting the fa
Qatar provides a lesson for all as it moves from oligarchy to democracy.
A selection of commentary at home and abroad.
Israel's crimes, including the arrest, detention and alleged torture of incarcerated children, are rarely reported.
Prisoner swap deal between Israel and Palestine gets underway.
Everything you need to know about the prisoner swap deal and how it was reached.
Video shows security forces storming al-Hurra TV headquarters, forcing end to broadcast.
One of the most wanted al-Qaeda leaders has been killed by a US air strike in Yemen.
The UN will soon vote on Palestinian statehood – yet the
revolutions elsewhere in the region have
Despite his catastrophic misjudgement on Iraq, Blair retains a strange superiority complex.
Israel is a young democracy surrounded by many hostile nations.
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There was a crackle of fire from an AK-47 and the rebel next to us fell down. He had been shot through the head and was dead before he hit the ground.
As the ruins of the twin towers still smouldered, the west plunged into a series of conflicts it could not win. Can it now confront its diminished place in the world?
The country's quick backing of the Libyan rebel council was the behaviour of a reliable internationa
Those who suggest Libya could be a template for intervention are deluded. War should be a last resort.
The war by Bashar al-Assad on the people of Syria has created a civil impasse, and could lead to all