Observations on Iran
From ancient Arabic script to Gaza City graffiti, a fascinating exhibition shows that the written wo
<strong>Occupied Minds: a journey through the Israeli psyche</strong>
Arthur Neslen <em>Pluto Pres
Paul Wolfowitz, the former US deputy defence secretary and main architect of the Iraq war, has run t
The American public is being prepared. If the attack on Iran does come, there will be no warning.
With oil at $70 a barrel, Saudi Arabian society is in danger of capsizing under the weight of its ow
Saudi Arabia's government is finally making moves to "re-educate" Islamic extremists - but a new gen
Omar Sharif was the British suicide bomber who attempted an attack in Tel Aviv three years ago. now,
"To me it would be a worse crime to stay silent if telling the truth could prevent war."
There will be an attack; that much is already assumed in Washington. Whether it should be nuclear is
It started with some like-minded progressives meeting in a London pub. Disenchanted with what they s
Sir Jonathan Sacks talks to Ziauddin Sardar about the Holocaust, al-Qaeda, the future of Palestine -
Wearing a headscarf is a wonderful thing, because it alerts the audience to the compromises a repor
On television, night after night, they flog their wares.
The US and Iraqi governments insist that this isn't a civil war. If they are right, then how do you
Rachel Aspden was one of the Britons rapidly evacuated from Jerusalem following the Israeli army's p
Mistakes have been made in Iraq and opponents of the war may revel in them, but nothing can alter th
Saddam may be on trial, but there is now, thanks to Blair and Bush, no better time to be a dictator
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) .
Kidnappings, power cuts, sectarian hatred, medical shortages, petrol queues, intimidation of women a
The People on the Street: a writer's view of Israel
Linda Grant <em>Virago, 214pp, £9.99</em>
Exculsive - Secret papers show how Britain helped Israel make the A-bomb in the 1960s, supplying ton
Iran has a fervour for science. Its stem-cell research is nearly as advanced as Britain's
Voices of the New Arab Public: Iraq, al-Jazeera and Middle East politics today
Marc Lynch <em>Colu
Hamas must be required to make a gesture; this should coincide with a longer-term economic package a
Fareena Alam interviewed
Hamas has maintained a ceasefire, with no suicide bombings and no attacks on Israel, for a year. Tha
A fatwa committee has sentenced the Kurdish writer Marywan Halabjaye to death, while Kurd leaders ju