On 19 November 1977, Egypt's then president, Anwar al-Sadat, became the first Arab leader to set foot on Israeli soil.
We must ignore the siren calls of fence-sitting cynics and forge a foreign policy based on our value
The uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia show that Islam is now less potent politically, even as its socia
Egyptian president leaves Cairo * Armed forces handed power.
The uprisings in the Middle East are both momentous and revolutionary. It’s time for the west to acc
The Muslim Brotherhood is playing the long game.
Lana Asfour reports from Tunis, the city where it all began.
Western leaders should be quaking in their boots.
If Mubarak’s security apparatus tightens its grip on power, Egypt will turn into a North Korean-styl
People power is more potent than "shock and awe".
The leaders of this revolt were tortured alongside me.
Supporters of the Egyptian president begin attacking journalists.
“Barry” grew up in Indonesia. Could the overthrow of its dictator be the template that the US presid
Even the repugnant autocrats of Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states are worried.
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Egypt has withdrawn the licence to broadcast of rolling news channel Al-Jazeera and shut down its Ca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