Israel's Marva and Gadna programmes
By Benjamin Rutland - 07 September 16:10

Captain Benjamin Rutland of the Israel Defense Forces responds to an article by Matthew Holehouse on

The fall of Condi
By Andrew Stephen - 06 September 13:00

The US secretary of state was feted as "brilliant" and "gifted", but her tenure is now acknowledged

Britain on the way out
By Richard Beeston - 06 September 13:00

Observations on Iraq

Unmentionable truths: John Pilger on class
By John Pilger - 06 September 13:00

The British sense of class runs deep. Unearthing it shows the fear and inequality at the heart of the economic system.

The British children who train to fight in Israel
By Staff blogger - 03 September 16:37

How each year scores of British teenagers go to the Middle East to learn about soldiering and defend

Policing religion
By Dana Moss and Zvika Krieger - 30 August 13:00

There are signs that Saudi society may finally have had enough of the country's draconian religious

Cash and glory
By Carolyn O'Hara - 23 August 13:00

<strong>Blackwater: the Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army </strong>

Jeremy Scahill

An important marker has been passed: the boycott of Israel can no longer be ignored
By John Pilger - 23 August 13:00

Those calling for a boycott of Israel were once distant voices. Now the discussion has gone global.

Springs of hope
By Benjamin Pogrund - 16 August 13:00

Observations on the Middle East

Breaching the contract
By Matthew Holehouse - 09 August 13:00

Matthew Holehouse on a feudal notion that is coming back into fashion

It's another goal for Iraq
By Jane Feinmann - 02 August 13:00

Amid the carnage, a little-reported, high-quality mental health service has been established

"It never happened...": how the murder of a Palestinian cameraman has been obscured
By John Pilger - 26 July 13:00

Concealed during the Alan Johnston kidnap crisis was the fate of a Palestinian cameraman shot by the Israeli military.

Escape routes
By Jo Glanville - 26 July 13:00

<strong>Out of Iraq</strong>

Lewis Alsamari <em>Bantam Press, 320pp, £17.99</em>

ISBN 05930582

Mind, body and spirit
By Carla Power - 26 July 13:00

<strong>Madrasah Life</strong>

Mohammed Akram an-Nadwi<em> Turath Publishing, 104pp, £7.95</em>

Girl trouble
By Roger Hardy - 19 July 13:00

<strong>Girls of Riyadh</strong>

Rajaa Alsanea <em>Penguin, 303pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 1594201218

No 10 is no preparation for the Middle East
By Rageh Omaar - 19 July 13:00

It is stating the obvious that Tony Blair is a man about whom very few people in the Arab world (exc

Blog standards
By Mary Fitzgerald - 19 July 13:00

<strong>We Are Iran</strong>

Nasrin Alavi<em> Portobello Books, 379pp, £9.99</em>

ISBN 193336805

Artless blunder
By Omid Nikfarjam - 19 July 1:00


Tirdad Zolghadr<em> Telegram Books, 208pp, £8.99</em>

ISBN 184659020

Memory of things past
By Mary Fitzgerald - 19 July 1:00

<strong>Prisoner of Tehran</strong>

Marina Nemat<em> John Murray, 280pp, £14.99</em>

ISBN 1416

History in the making
By Omid Nikfarjam - 19 July 1:00

<strong>Iran Awakening</strong>

Shirin Ebadi with Azadeh Moaveni<em> Rider Books, 232pp, £7.99</em

The thinking: Why security has to be transparent
By Brian Jones - 12 July 13:00

Brian Jones argues that faith in intelligence will be hard to restore

Campbell’s compelling nuclear secret
By Martin Bright and Chris Ames - 12 July 13:00

Hidden away in the diaries of Blair's right-hand man is a revealing admission a key components of th

How we can rid Britain of violent extremism
By Shiraz Maher - 12 July 13:00

Terrorism does not exist in a vacuum. What must be addressed is the political ideology of Islamism t

Still waiting for answers
By Peter Wilby - 12 July 13:00

Observations on Lockerbie

Mountains of the mind
By Anita McNaught - 12 July 13:00

Observations on Northern Iraq

Silly Bunt
By Martin Bright - 10 July 11:21

Within Whitehall the terms of the debate on radical Islam have changed, but some on the left still d

Make the dossier 'revelatory' - Campbell
By Chris Ames - 09 July 18:59

Alastair Campbell's diaries show the Government decided it wanted a strongly worded dossier days bef

Willing to break the law?
By Mark Thomas - 09 July 18:35

Mark Thomas on the continuing saga of the government, BAE Systems and Saudi Arabia

July 2007: These are Brown's bombs, too
By John Pilger - 05 July 13:00

The July 2005 bombings were Blair's bombs. The 2007 potential bombs are Brown's too.

My fellow American Muslims . . .
By Andrew Stephen - 05 July 13:00

Muslims living in the US enjoy a better life than those in Britain, says new research. Can Bush teac