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

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

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>

Iran: the war ahead
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

Crossing continents
By Sameer Rahim - 16 April 13:00


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

ISBN 1846590248

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

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

Mario Vargas Llosa <em>Faber

The naming of Faye Turney
By Brian Cathcart - 09 April 13:00

The Iranians may have paraded her on television, but not before the British press and British televi

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

Rules of engagement
By Adam Haigh - 05 April 12:49

The latest hostage situation leaves many wondering how best to approach already complicated relation

Nothing personal
By Jo Glanville - 02 April 13:00

<strong>Prisoners: a Muslim and a Jew across the Middle East divide</strong>

Jeffrey Goldberg <em>

What Egyptian cinema can teach us
By Ziauddin Sardar - 02 April 13:00

How film can offer a complex reading of the origins and motivations of Muslim fundamentalists

Lancet was right - shock
By Owen Bennett Jones - 02 April 13:00

Observations on the Iraq death toll

British humbug
By Mark Thomas - 29 March 16:29

Did you hear the snigger as Britain complained that Iran had broken international law

Beyond the green zone
By James Montague - 26 March 13:00

Iraqi Kurdistan is desperate to prove that it is safe and open for tourist business.

Eastern adventure
By Rachel Aspden - 26 March 13:00

<strong>Misadventure in the Middle East: travels as tramp, artist and spy</strong>

Henry Hemming <

A breaking story
By Tim Lambon - 19 March 12:00

Conventional armies are a sledgehammer to crack a nut when it comes to fighting guerrillas.

"If they kill me they have killed an Iraqi patriot"
By Tim Lezard - 12 March 12:00

Tim Lezard talks to a soccer-star headteacher who won't be intimidated by daily threats of death

The predictable slaughter
By Tim Lambon - 12 March 12:00

"Shock and Awe" killed very few Iraqis, but the inept implementation of regime change has let loose

Iraq: the hidden cost of the war
By Andrew Stephen - 12 March 12:00

America won't simply be paying with its dead. The Pentagon is trying to silence economists who predi

Cameron's own goals
By Martin Bright - 05 March 13:20

Tory errors go relatively unnoticed as people focus on Labour's factional skirmishes

In Tehran, echoes of Baghdad 2002
By Rageh Omaar - 05 March 12:00

The resigned weariness of ordinary Iranians is horribly reminiscent of pre-war Iraq

Of poetry and princes
By Rachel Aspden - 05 March 12:00

In the UAE poetry is the pinnacle of manly achievement

Looking for truth among the lies
By Benjamin Pogrund - 26 February 12:00

Trying to find some reality among all the strong emotions that the issues of Israel and Palestine th

Iran - Ready to attack
By Dan Plesch - 19 February 12:00

American preparations for invading Iran are complete, Dan Plesch reveals. Plus Rageh Omaar's insight

We are asking the wrong questions of Iran
By Rageh Omaar - 19 February 12:00

Rageh Omaar finds a country more complex than most in the west have ever realised

Iran - This, Mr President, is how wars start
By Andrew Stephen - 19 February 12:00

Andrew Stephen in Washington warns that war could easily be triggered by the Bush administration's s

Time to speak out
By Martin Bright - 15 February 9:45

Why is the left silent on Iran's internal struggle?