By Samira Shackle - 19 November 12:37
The son and heir-apparent of the former dictator has been arrested by pro-government fighters.
By Mehdi Hasan - 11 November 13:18
An attack on Iran would prompt an enraged Iranian government, backed by a united Iranian public, to
By Lucy Morgan Edwards - 10 November 15:06
In 2000, after the flight of the mullahs, one Pashtun warlord offered a viable way of uniting the fa
By Zamila Bunglawala - 02 November 11:15
Qatar provides a lesson for all as it moves from oligarchy to democracy.
By Samira Shackle - 21 October 16:09
A selection of commentary at home and abroad.
By Mehdi Hasan - 20 October 9:08
Israel's crimes, including the arrest, detention and alleged torture of incarcerated children, are r
By Samira Shackle - 18 October 11:09
Prisoner swap deal between Israel and Palestine gets underway.
By Samira Shackle - 12 October 9:55
Everything you need to know about the prisoner swap deal and how it was reached.
By Alice Gribbin - 10 October 13:05
Video shows security forces storming al-Hurra TV headquarters, forcing end to broadcast.
By George Eaton - 30 September 15:17
One of the most wanted al-Qaeda leaders has been killed by a US air strike in Yemen.
By Mehdi Hasan - 26 September 1:00
By Mehdi Hasan - 19 September 1:00
Despite his catastrophic misjudgement on Iraq, Blair retains a strange superiority complex.
By Rashid Khalidi - 19 September 1:00
The UN will soon vote on Palestinian statehood – yet the revolutions elsewhere in the region have
By Gideon Barth - 18 September 11:21
Israel is a young democracy surrounded by many hostile nations.
By Sholto Byrnes - 12 September 1:00
Want to know what will happen in the Arab world after the fall of despots such as Gaddafi and Mubara
By Alex Crawford - 09 September 14:31
There was a crackle of fire from an AK-47 and the rebel next to us fell down. He had been shot through the head and was dead before he hit the ground.
By John Gray - 08 September 10:49
As the ruins of the twin towers still smouldered, the west plunged into a series of conflicts it could not win. Can it now confront its diminished place in the world?
By Zamila Bunglawala - 05 September 16:05
The country's quick backing of the Libyan rebel council was the behaviour of a reliable internationa
By Mehdi Hasan - 25 August 9:06
Those who suggest Libya could be a template for intervention are deluded. War should be a last resor
By Olivier Roy - 24 August 18:48
The war by Bashar al-Assad on the people of Syria has created a civil impasse, and could lead to all
By Tess Riley - 03 August 19:34
Remarkable footage of the former Egyptian president being stretchered into the defendants’ cage.
By Ben White - 31 July 12:53
A discriminatory law which bans Palestinians from joining spouses within Israel was extended without
By New Statesman - 27 July 14:21
"The Libyan people can be assured that we will remain on their side for as long as it takes."
By Jon Bernstein - 14 July 9:23
“I’d have to be certifiably insane to deny the Holocaust”