A round-up of some of the best comment and analysis so far.
Egypt has withdrawn the licence to broadcast of rolling news channel Al-Jazeera and shut down its Ca
The political protests in Egypt have sent world stock markets falling and pushed up the oil price ag
What if democracy brings Islamist government? And other key questions.
The US and the UK have backed and funded Hosni Mubarak's corrupt, tawdry dictatorship for far too lo
Unprecedented protests in Cairo, Suez and other areas against President Hosni Mubarak.
The toppling of Ben Ali will inspire oppressed people everywhere – but takes Tunisia into new territ
Perhaps the most chilling explanation for the four-year Israeli-Egyptian blockade of Gaza was offered by Dov Weisglass, a former senior adviser to the Israeli prime ministers Ariel Sharon and Ehud Olmert.
A fragile ceasefire holds in Gaza, but it can’t last. Amira Hass – an Israeli journalist who lived t
Critics should admit their double standard.
Nick Clegg should use his position in government to push for a lifting of the blockade.
Closure of the Sharek Youth Forum reflects the growing influence of fundamentalists.
A proposal that new arrivals take an oath of allegiance to a “Jewish and democratic state” has renew
The US is vocal about its commitment to peace in Israel and the Palestinian territories — but its ac
The 1.2 million displaced Iraqis who have found refuge in Syria face a deeply uncertain future.
The breakdown of the rule of law in the occupied West Bank threatens to unleash a new wave of violen
The director explains his refusal to visit Israel and says he received "exhortations not to go" from
The killing or the homosexuality – which seems worse to the folks back home?
Legal experts condemn "totally unnecessary and incredible violence", Israel says report is "politici
Hans von Sponeck, UN humanitarian co-ordinator from 1998-2000, demands answers from the former prime
King of the Strip.
In a wider push for power, the Turkish Prime Minister has shoehorned a political power-grab into oth
Robert Del Naja of Massive Attack tells William Parry why he is boycotting Israel.
Loud noises from Washington about a US pull-out from Iraq are a poor disguise for America’s determin
Three representatives of Hamas have been forced to seek sanctuary at the Red Cross compound in East
“David Cameron should not have owned Tony Blair’s war”
Gunman breaks into Turkish embassy in Tel Aviv, takes two hostages and threatens to “kill Jews”, say
Lt Gen Babaker Zebari warned that the Iraqi military may not be ready to take control for up to a de