Arafat long ago lost his allure among his people
By Graham Usher - 08 November 12:00

On 1 November a 16-year-old Palestinian detonated himself in Tel Aviv. In the bloody annals of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict it was a lesser carnage: three Israelis were killed, and roughly 30 wounded.

The rules of successful rebellion
By Kevin Toolis - 08 November 12:00

By historical standards, the Palestinians have waged an ineffective terrorist campaign. But the cost

World view - Lindsey Hilsum watches troops prepare for Fallujah
By Lindsey Hilsum - 08 November 12:00

The wall between the US marines' culture and the Iraqi world is almost impenetrable. The troops cann

The unreported children's death
By David Edwards and David Cromwell - 01 November 12:00

Observations on the media and Iraq

John Pilger denounces Americanism
By John Pilger - 01 November 12:00

"Anti-Americanism" has long been a pejorative, used to denigrate critics of an imperial system. But

A timely warning from Cherie
By Francis Beckett - 25 October 13:00

Observations on the British in Iraq (2)

On the road with the Black Watch
By Stephen Grey - 25 October 13:00

Observations on the British in Iraq (1)

America - The loneliness of a liberal US Jew
By Andrew Solomon - 25 October 13:00

Identity - Andrew Solomon thought he had settled on who he wanted to be. Now he finds himself in bad

America - How toxic George hurts his pal Tony
By John Kampfner - 25 October 13:00

The London connection - If Bush falls, Downing Street fears, more damaging details about the UK's r

When more is better
By William Higham - 25 October 13:00

Observations on heroin supply

No longer fooled by the west
By Ali M Ansari - 18 October 13:00

When Britain failed to help liberal Iranians depose their autocratic regime, it lost crucial allies

America's next target
By Barbara Smith - 18 October 13:00

By keeping the rest of the world guessing about its nuclear capacity, Tehran has raised talk of war

Good bomb, good bomb!
By Stephen Grey - 11 October 13:00

Observations on Iraq. By Stephen Grey in Balad

Not welcome in the Holy Land
By Sejal Mandalia - 04 October 13:00

Indian Jews believed Israel was home, but when they got there, they were seen as pariahs

World view - Lindsey Hilsum explains Iraqi's sense of honour
By Lindsey Hilsum - 04 October 13:00

Iraqi women who work or go to university become the target of Islamists - but those who stay in trad

John Pilger on why we ignored Iraq in the 1990s
By John Pilger - 04 October 13:00

Even before the 2003 war, we were attacking Iraqi civilians with our inhumane economic sanctions. Ye

Des res in lively area
By Graham Norwood - 27 September 13:00

Observations on Iraq (2)

How kidnappers target the locals
By Stephen Grey - 27 September 13:00

Observations on Iraq (1)

Will the US now attack Tehran?
By Staff blogger - 27 September 13:00

If you think that even George W Bush would not be foolish enough to start a war in Iran, think back to how unlikely an invasion of Iraq seemed three years ago.

Learn among the chickens
By Rachel Aspden - 27 September 13:00

Observations on lessons in Arabic

Why rebels must be middle class
By Daphna Baram - 20 September 13:00

Observations on Israel

John Pilger hears Blair echo Mussolini
By John Pilger - 20 September 13:00

The terrorism of groups and individuals, however horrific, is tiny by comparison with that of states

The editors are unrepentant
By David Edwards and David Cromwell - 20 September 13:00

Observations on Iraq and the media by <strong>David Cromwell and David Edwards</strong>

Can Islam change?
By Ziauddin Sardar - 13 September 13:00

Beslan and 9/11 are leading millions of Muslims to search their souls. Even clerics now question the

Suppose a new 9/11 hit America . . .
By Ian Bremmer - 13 September 13:00

By Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group and senior fellow at the World Policy Institute

Beyond Saddam
By Abdullah Muhsin - 13 September 13:00

Observations on Iraq

For Allah and the caliphate
By Shiv Malik - 13 September 13:00

Hizb ut-Tahrir, with its millions of Muslim followers, is accused in the US of being a conveyor belt

More voices from the Muslim world
By Natalie Brierley - 13 September 13:00

Interviews via phone and e-mail

The slaughter of Iraq's intellectuals
By Andrew Rubin - 06 September 13:00

Since the occupation began, some 200 leading Iraqi academics, most of them in the humanities and soc

Vote early, vote often
By Martin Huckerby - 23 August 13:00

Observations on Afghanistan

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