The Tory right, and some in Labour, are getting Turkey’s human rights record the wrong way around.
The author and controversialist Christopher Hitchens has cancelled all appointments and begun chemotherapy after being diagnosed with cancer of the oesophagus. Shortly before this news, he talked to George Eaton about his life and his work.
On a visit to human rights groups in Israel and the West Bank, Sigrid Rausing senses a growing tensi
As Washington and London struggle to prop up a puppet government over which Hamid Karzai has no cont
There is any number of things wrong with Building a Political Firewall Against Israel's Delegitimisation, a new report from the Israeli think tank
Who ordered commandos to use live ammunition on a ship of activists heading for Gaza? The answer needs to be given immediately, because what happened in the waters off Palestine early on Monday cannot be tolerated.
The botched commando raid on the Gaza flotilla is the latest in a line of disastrous diplomatic own
The CIA set a precedent with the Tonkin “incident”, sparking off the Vietnam war. Today, we see the lie repeated.
Palestinian campaigners in Lebanon have discovered a new way to protest – by breaking world records.
Nearly 30 years ago, 400,000 Israelis marched in protest over the injustices of the 1982 war in Leba
Former nuclear chief urges Egyptians to join new group for political reform.
Once in a while, you end up with someone as special as Rachel Corrie.
Sunni Arab Muslim politicians are using elections to push for renewed control over Kurdish-majority,
The moral courage of Israeli dissidents is an example to us all.
Barack Obama hoped to launch a new era in relations with the Islamic Republic but, a year on, stalem
Hillary Clinton still has a nomination to the Supreme Court in her sights.
To accompany this week's Iran special magazine, we look at Iran from two angles - the power and the
Our guide to power in the Islamic Republic
Tariq Ramadan argues for a new understanding of what it means to be a “moderate” Muslim.
Calls for accountability on the anniversary of the revolution are nothing new.
The phrase "domestic violence" tends to dictate the way that we think about the physical, sexual and psychological abuses that partners visit on one another.
Some important conclusions came from the international conference on Yemen but it's not enough
A letter from Yemen, a country in chaos, where al-Qaeda is gathering strength
In the build-up to the invasion of Iraq, our prime minister insisted that he didn’t want war – yet h
The construction of a museum of tolerance in Jerusalem – on the site of an ancient Arab cemetery – h
We must prevent Afghanistan becoming a crucible once again for attacks against the rest of the world
A new global movement is challenging Israel's violations of international law with the same strategies used against apertheid.