Democracy and Islam at the Hay Festival
By Martin Bright - 27 May 23:37

Chairing a debate on radical Islam at the Hay Book Festival brought me face to face with Hamas

Freedom, soldier
By Geoffrey Robertson - 21 May 13:00

<strong>Bad Men: Guantanamo Bay and the secret prisons</strong>

Clive Stafford Smith <em>Weidenfel

Women on the streets
By Helena Smith - 21 May 13:00

Observations on Turkey

Lord Levy's 'persecution'
By Brian Coleman - 14 May 17:41

Millions have been spent on chasing e-mails ... but then Lord Levy like Dame Shirley Porter before h

The malaise of Israeli democracy
By Sam Hardy - 14 May 14:02

Rape charges against Israel’s Head of State, and bribery allegations against Ehud Olmert - is Israel

Europe's wrong call
By Caroline Lucas - 14 May 13:00

Observations on Palestine

Spinners and spooks
By Chris Ames - 14 May 13:00

Chris Ames on the Iraq dossier and his dogged pursuit

Divine retribution
By Alyssa McDonald - 14 May 13:00

<strong>The Violence of God and the War on Terror</strong>

Jeremy Young <em>Darton, Longman and To

Turkey's army and the west's hypocrisy
By Rageh Omaar - 14 May 13:00

A spontaneous demonstration in favour of secularism in Turkey was hailed as a beacon of hope but the

Kingdom of God
By Roger Hardy - 07 May 13:00

Funded by Iran and Saudi Arabia, hated by Washington and Israel, can the Islamist party Hamas cling

Make jokes, not war
By Stephen Armstrong - 07 May 13:00

While politicians cross swords, a crop of talented comedians is bringing the truth about Iranian cul

Revealed: the Iraq deceit
By Chris Ames - 07 May 13:00

Evidence that Blair exaggerated Iraq's nuclear plans may prove the most damaging.

What if you are uncertain?
By Jeremy Rosen - 01 May 11:50

Uncertainty, Credo and how mysticism comes in handy

Pakistan at a glance
By Staff blogger - 30 April 13:00

Things you need to know about this fascinating country

Pakistan: The Taliban takeover
By Ziauddin Sardar - 30 April 13:00

Pakistan is reverberating with the call of jihad. Taliban-style militias are spreading rapidly out f

Schools of hope
By William Dalrymple - 30 April 13:00

With the virtual collapse of government schools, many parents have to depend on Wahhabi-funded madra

"Misguided women"
By Kamila Shamsie - 30 April 13:00

Disparaging terms for burqa-clad women used to be a joke - but not after female students began a cam

A vision of the future
By Hugh Barnes - 30 April 13:00

China's multimillion-dollar port scheme in Baluchistan gives it a foothold in the Middle East that i

Union man's disappointment
By Martin Bright - 23 April 13:49

Bright is frustrated at the NUJ's decision to boycott Israel

The terror of self-satisfaction
By Ziauddin Sardar - 23 April 13:00

What goes on in the mind of a jihadi?

Shooting the messenger
By Elijah Zarwan - 23 April 12:47

Human Rights Watch's Elijah Zarwan relates the story of Abd al-Monim Mahmud - an Egyptian journalist

Hizb-ut Tahrir
By Tim Collins - 17 April 18:17

Tony Blair wanted to ban the British branch of the Islamic political party Hizb-ut Tahrir after the

Engaged and sincere
By Jason Cowley - 16 April 13:00

<strong>Touchstones: essays on literature, art and politics</strong>

Mario Vargas Llosa <em>Faber

Why dead Arabs come last
By Brian Cathcart - 16 April 13:00

The rules that determine whose story leads the front page and who gets buried on page 14 can be raci

Iran: the war ahead shows Brown is no different from other warmongerers
By John Pilger - 16 April 13:00

The sailors' ordeal was a diversion from the bigger danger. The US and UK identified their new enemy.

Shaggy dog story
By Henrietta Clancy - 16 April 13:00

<strong>From Baghdad, with Love</strong>

Lieutenant Colonel Jay Kopelman, with Melinda Roth <em>Ba

Strange victory
By Rageh Omaar - 16 April 13:00

The original gamble was born of weakness. But thanks to British errors, Iran has got more than it wa

Afghan journeys
By Ben Davies - 16 April 13:00

<strong>The Sleeping Buddha</strong>

Hamida Ghafour <em>Constable & Robinson, 320pp, £8.99</em>

Crossing continents
By Sameer Rahim - 16 April 13:00


Aamer Hussein <em>Telegram, 152pp, £8.99</em>

ISBN 1846590248

The days of grandeur are over
By David Lawday - 09 April 13:00

Whoever wins France's presidential elections will enjoy more power than any other western leader. Ex