What lies beneath
By Malu Halasa - 05 June 13:00

Syria - A conservative culture has produced some of the world's most explicit - and bizarre - linger

One small step
By Peter Tatchell - 29 May 13:00

Observations on Iraq

Female fans play political football
By Emilie Bickerton - 22 May 13:00

Observations on Iran

The writing on the wall
By Rachel Aspden - 22 May 13:00

From ancient Arabic script to Gaza City graffiti, a fascinating exhibition shows that the written wo

The worst man in the world?
By Robert Calderisi - 15 May 13:00

Paul Wolfowitz, the former US deputy defence secretary and main architect of the Iraq war, has run t

Identity parade
By Daphna Baram - 15 May 13:00

<strong>Occupied Minds: a journey through the Israeli psyche</strong>

Arthur Neslen <em>Pluto Pres

John Pilger detects the Salvador Option
By John Pilger - 08 May 13:00

The American public is being prepared. If the attack on Iran does come, there will be no warning, no

Not getting on their bikes
By Rachel Aspden - 01 May 13:00

With oil at $70 a barrel, Saudi Arabian society is in danger of capsizing under the weight of its ow

Wealth and terror
By Lindsey Hilsum - 01 May 13:00

Saudi Arabia's government is finally making moves to "re-educate" Islamic extremists - but a new gen

A struggle to exist
By Tim Lezard - 01 May 13:00

Tim Lezard on Iraqi trade unionism

NS Profile - Omar Sharif
By Shiv Malik - 24 April 13:00

Omar Sharif was the British suicide bomber who attempted an attack in Tel Aviv three years ago. now,

Iran: don't let it happen
By Katharine Gun - 17 April 13:00

"To me it would be a worse crime to stay silent if telling the truth could prevent war."

To nuke or not to nuke: Bush decides
By Andrew Stephen - 17 April 13:00

There will be an attack; that much is already assumed in Washington. Whether it should be nuclear is

The Euston Manifesto
By Norman Geras and Nick Cohen - 17 April 13:00

It started with some like-minded progressives meeting in a London pub. Disenchanted with what they s

Religion - Leading from the front
By Ziauddin Sardar - 10 April 13:00

Sir Jonathan Sacks talks to Ziauddin Sardar about the Holocaust, al-Qaeda, the future of Palestine -

John Pilger doesn't buy the sales pitch of war lovers
By John Pilger - 27 March 13:00

Turn on the television and there they are, night after night, intoning not so much their love of war

Lindey Hilsum defends her decision to wear a headscarf
By Lindsey Hilsum - 27 March 13:00

Wearing a headscarf is a wonderful thing, because it alerts the audience to the compromises a repor

They ask, we ask: was it worse under Saddam?
By Zaki Chehab - 20 March 12:00

Kidnappings, power cuts, sectarian hatred, medical shortages, petrol queues, intimidation of women a

Iraq: the reckoning
By John Simpson - 20 March 12:00

The US and Iraqi governments insist that this isn't a civil war. If they are right, then how do you

"You won't be going to Jericho"
By Rachel Aspden - 20 March 12:00

Rachel Aspden was one of the Britons rapidly evacuated from Jerusalem following the Israeli army's p

Invasion was the courageous thing to do
By John Lloyd - 20 March 12:00

Mistakes have been made in Iraq and opponents of the war may revel in them, but nothing can alter th

Oh, what a foolish war
By Staff blogger - 20 March 12:00

Saddam may be on trial, but there is now, thanks to Blair and Bush, no better time to be a dictator

Iraq by numbers
By Katherine Haywood - 20 March 12:00

2,309: US soldiers killed since invasion . . . 103: British soldiers killed . . . 4,260: members of new Iraqi security forces killed . . . 33,658-37,754: civilians killed . . . 101: media workers killed . . . 1,012: car bombs since June 2004 . . . 280: foreigners kidnapped (of whom 45 killed) .

Lindsey Hilsum - predicts Iranian cloned sheep
By Lindsey Hilsum - 13 March 12:00

Iran has a fervour for science. Its stem-cell research is nearly as advanced as Britain's

Britain's dirty secret
By Meirion Jones - 13 March 12:00

Exculsive - Secret papers show how Britain helped Israel make the A-bomb in the 1960s, supplying ton

Peace in our times
By Barbara Smith - 13 March 12:00

The People on the Street: a writer's view of Israel

Linda Grant <em>Virago, 214pp, £9.99</em>

I

The talking cure
By Jean Seaton - 06 March 12:00

Voices of the New Arab Public: Iraq, al-Jazeera and Middle East politics today

Marc Lynch <em>Colu

Palestine's future is in our hands
By Staff blogger - 06 March 12:00

Hamas must be required to make a gesture; this should coincide with a longer-term economic package a

Our man in Baghdad
By Stephen Grey - 27 February 12:00

My Year In Iraq: the struggle to build a future of hope

L Paul Bremer III <em>Simon & Schuster, 41

Paper parenthood
By Allegra Stratton - 27 February 12:00

Observations on Egpyt

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