John Lloyd argues that Iraq should be invaded, but demands that a reasonable account be given of US
Although American strategists preparing for an attack on Iraq have yielded few clues to their plans, there is little doubt about one assumption they hold.
Andrew Stephen, our US editor, watches the leaders of Britain and America at their Camp David summit
Iraq will be the defining issue of Blair's premiership. Has he become like Margaret Thatcher in her
Nobody should be in any doubt that Saddam Hussein's tyranny bears comparison with the worst of the 20th century.
Al-Jazeera: how the free Arab news network scooped the
world and changed the Middle East
<em>11 September</em> - John Pilger finds cause for optimism as the world awakens to the true rapac
In some left-wing quarters, a seductive argument is taking root. If Henry Kissinger, the American military, the Turkish government and the Saudi royal family are all against an invasion of Iraq - to say nothing of our own Max Hastings - must there not be a case in favour of it?
If they are so sure that an attack on Iraq is warranted, why doesn't our government debate the issue
The Road to Jerusalem: Glubb Pasha, Palestine and the Jews
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A plan to split Saudi Arabia gives the Saudis the holy sites and us the oil, George Galloway tells P
In the shadow of their Glorious Leader, Iraqis are struggling with malnutrition and illiteracy. But
Europe may have been subsidising the Palestinian Authority, but it has played an insignificant role
In the greatest secrecy, Arabs are being held in London's most secure prison. Neither you nor they a
David Hare and other writers who enjoy a public platform should listen to Desmond Tutu: "Our lives b
Television - Andrew Billen is glad we had to wait 22 years for a film on the Iranian embassy siege
Observations on the Middle East
Middle East conflicts - Anna Somers Cocks rebuffs allegations that a report on Israeli cultural dest
Until women emerge from the shadows, the conflicts of the Islamic world will not be resolved, argues
"In Iran," said the businessman, "we do everything - sex, drugs and rock'n'roll. It's just that we d
If you got your news only from the television, you would have no idea of the roots of the Middle Eas
Art - Ned Denny digs through a curatorial mess to find the splendours of the Yemen
Observations on the war against terrorism
Western leftists find themselves in strange company when it comes to the Middle East. Are they reall
Observations on Scottish justice
New Labour backs the Turks over the Kurds because Turkey is the Richard Desmond of the British arms
The evidence that the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza live under intolerable conditions, which deserve some comparisons to the conditions suffered by people under colonial overlords or under the South African apartheid system, is overwhelming.