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>

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

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

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

The decisive battle looms
By David Enders - 23 August 13:00

Observations on Iraq

America's own goal in Iraq
By Becky Tinsley - 16 August 13:00

The Coalition Provisional Authority failed to establish a structure for peaceful democracy

Where have all the children of the left gone?
By Nick Cohen - 16 August 13:00

Those who used to burn with anger against oppression and were united in fraternity with the vulnerab

Arafat loses his balance
By Graham Usher - 09 August 13:00

The rebellion in Gaza shows that, when Israel leaves, the most likely result will be a bloody Palest

Why terrorists love Britain
By Jamie Campbell - 09 August 13:00

Is this country really threatened by violent attack? After talking to potential martyrs, Jamie Campb

Arabian feast
By Anna Shepherd - 02 August 13:00

Film - For the first time, the National Film Theatre is devoting a season to contemporary Arab cine

Sudan needs more than an army
By Staff blogger - 02 August 13:00

Something must be done. As thousands in the Darfur region of Sudan face famine, rape and ethnic cleansing, the chorus goes up from politicians, NGOs, leader-writers and assorted do-gooders. The liberal interventionist bandwagon rolls.

On the rampage
By Mark Bearn - 02 August 13:00

Generation Kill

Evan Wright <em>Bantam, 368pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 0593053478

Iraq: the borrow

People who are just like us
By Brendan O'Neill - 26 July 13:00

Observations on terrorists. By <strong>Brendan O'Neill</strong>

Blair's survival baffles the soldiers
By Stephen Grey - 26 July 13:00

I watched a DVD of Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11 (a rather poor-quality pirate copy) in a tent in southern Iraq with the British army. It's all the rage among the troops. "You've got to come and see this," they said.

Miranda Sawyer - Reality bites
By Miranda Sawyer - 19 July 13:00

Film - A raw and intimate look at life in the dust of postwar Kabul. By Miranda Sawyer

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