Despite the latest ceasefire, there is no way clear to peace. And there is no military solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Bombardment to stop at 1900 GMT on 21 November, says Egyptian foreign minister.
Israeli spokesman Mark Regev tells the NS that "a nuclear-armed Iran is something we will not accept".
Proportionality is not the same thing as symmetry. Israel must counter the developing threat from Hamas.
Bel Trew and Nada El-Kouney report from the civilian convoy that travelled into the violence in solidarity.
The country needs to remember that self-defence is not the same as smart defence.
Einstein declined, saying he lacked "the natural aptitude and the experience to deal properly with people" to do the job.
Hamas HQ hit on fourth day of Israeli air strikes on Gaza.
Arab and Muslim nations condemn Israel but remain mute in the face of ongoing ethnic cleansing in Sudan.
President Mohamed Morsi bows to domestic pressure.
Israel says the goal is not to remove Hamas but to reassert Israel’s “deterrence” capability.
Pyongyang accused of violating UN sanctions to export missile technology to Assad.
Hamas military commander killed as Israel launches new Gaza offensive.
Recent media coverage would have us believe Syria is now flooded with foreign extremists. On the ground, Toby Muse finds something quite different.
The International Criminal Court should act to bring Syrian officials to justice without Security Council authorisation.
An Israeli war game recently imagined the fallout from a strike on Iran's nuclear facilities. David Patrikarakos reveals what he learned when he received exclusive access.
Outbreaks of sectarian violence expose Lebanon’s vulnerability to outside forces.
Telling the story of Hebron, cradle of monotheism.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish leader, says the countries are "not far" from war.
Ripples of the Arab Spring felt in the Gulf States.
Spot the difference.
Lisa Nandy calls for the government to take action over G4S' participation in illegal imprisonment.
Like freedom, tolerance is not a western invention or innovation; it is an Islamic virtue.
A simple act of protest that can take on mythical proportions.
Workers in Khartoum and Tunis advised to leave.
Toby Muse reports on the horrors caused by the constant shelling he experienced in the Syrian city of Aleppo.
The unrest in Bahrain is quietly ignored by our leaders and relegated by journalists to the box marked “news in brief”.
The reaction to a nonsensical and offensive film has sparked protests in Bengazi and Cairo.
The case of Rimsha Masih could be a watershed moment in the struggle for religious toleration.