Acclaimed war reporter killed after her house was shelled in Homs.
As the drums beat for war with Iran, the UN’s former weapons inspector warns that military intervent
The threat of military force heightens tensions and makes a peaceful outcome less likely.
At the Palace of Westminster, leading Kurd figures call for a "united front" against the Assad regim
The Middle East's oil wealth has the potential to become the key driver for change and innovation in
A former resident of Tripoli charts the country's new journalism, justice system and civil society.
Turkey's record on human rights means it is no model for the Arab world.
The warmongering and human rights abuses of the New Labour years seem forgotten by all but the likes of Gareth Peirce. Yet Blair’s legacy lingers on in Afghanistan and Iraq and is re-emerging in Syria and Iran.
The pick of the best writing on the region.
The death of 74 football fans in Egypt is a worrying sign of the country's deteriorating security si
Still in its formative stages, this process of transition will take a long time and embrace all aspe
The Arab spring uprisings were not prompted by religion as in Iran 1979, writes Olivier Roy — but some think the Arab winter may bring a counter-revolutionary Muslim Reformation. What does the rise of Islamist parties hold for Egyptians and prospects for
As parliament sits for its inaugural session, how religious is the new Egyptian democracy?
“The fate of nations should be decided by their own people”
As Islamic political parties take power in the Middle East, outdated and static perceptions are unhe
In Lebanon, after a year of turmoil that was the worst in a decade, it is Hezbollah — with the backi
Last month I joined a delegation of MPs and peers to Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories of the West Bank.
Several crises during the past decade haven’t led to outright conflict in Syria’s neighbour.
On the third anniversary of Operation Cast Lead, army officials indicate they are ready to strike ag
Initiation rituals in the army may have led to the deaths of two Chinese Americans this year. Is cru
What comes after the revolution?
Report and video footage of the Egyptian army's violence against protesters in Cairo.
Al Jazeera is an enigma – although owned by an absolute monarch, it’s hailed as an independent voice
Several British groups stand accused of acting as fronts for the Muslim Brotherhood. Should the stat
His ill-chosen words have nothing to do with the just cause of Palestinian liberation.
With Libya recently dealt with ("It worked," said the Guardian), Iran is next, it seems.
"Blogs are the best disseminators of paranoia yet created"
For years, the west has feared the Muslim Brotherhood succeeding to the highest levels of Egyptian p
Key figures in the Muslim Brotherhood.