The Syrian refugees who are fighting to return to their country.
The dignity of gender equality could have a hard time penetrating the written constitution.
The influence of these religious scholars transcends borders and their opinions carry weight that cannot be underestimated.
Uncomfortable questions must continue to be asked about the treatment of women’s sport.
A New Statesman special report on the future of "liberal Zionism" and the two-state solution.
Britain's disastrous colonial attitude to Nasser should warn of the dangers of a lack of engagement.
Supporters of a two-state solution must confront a stark question: is there enough land left for a viable Palestinian state?
Former HSBC head and Tory trade minister should answer questions in the Lords, says Labour leader.
Grass-roots support for a one-state solution is higher than you might think.
Liberal American Jews are falling out of love with Israel.
A one-state solution would be even more fraught with difficulty.
Demands for internal reform could also accelerate the peace process.
Salaam Kanaan works for Save the Children in the occupied Palestinian territories. She shares notes from a busy week, amid overcrowding so bad, it makes you feel you’re suffocating.
“Mawlvi”, a veteran Taliban commander, shares insights into the movement’s thinking, relations with Pakistan and Hamid Karzai’s future, in this exclusive interview from behind Afghanistan’s “iron curtain”.
Was the new Egyptian president neutered before he even entered office?
What's to blame for persistent Muslim extremism - the violent appeal of political Islam, or botched western foreign policy? Mehdi Hasan goes head to head with Maajid Nawaz of Quilliam.
Even after the historic election, this marginalised minority risk daily persecution and victimisation because of their beliefs.
By all means celebrate survival, but why must it be through the prism of women's looks?
Should we be worried by the Muslim Brotherhood’s victory in the Egyptian presidential election? Earlier this year, I interviewed Wael Ghonim, the young Google executive and anti-Mubarak activist who became the face of Egypt’s inspiring revolution back in January and February of 2011.
Those thirsty for spiritual fulfillment are increasingly turning to the Saudi brand of Islam.
An unlikely coalition has formed between the Brotherhood and left-leaning revolutionary groups.
Kofi Annan's former Director of Communications criticises reporting.
Pakistan’s military are doing their damndest to prevent a civilian government reaching an unprecedented full-term.
Morsi beats former prime minister Ahmed Shafiq in presidential run-off.
"You can’t take anyone at face value."
Forced to choose between an Islamist and an ex-general, optimism is fading among Egypt's young.
Military intervention will only intensify the violence, not reduce it. There is another way.
These eyes in the sky are so popular, everyone from farmers to jewellery thieves wants one.
There is a sense that international law has failed.