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

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

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

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

Uncertainty, Credo and how mysticism comes in handy

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

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

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

Crossing continents
By Sameer Rahim - 16 April 13:00


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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

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 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.

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

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

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>

British humbug
By Mark Thomas - 29 March 16:29

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

Eastern adventure
By Rachel Aspden - 26 March 13:00

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

Henry Hemming <

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.

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.