Iran Watch, part 8
"Once the international community adopts one language, that will help us come out of the crisis we a
The Queen has invited the King of Bahrain to her Jubilee - but criticising her would be "mean", the
The race will put a veneer of respectability on a despicable regime.
“The women of my party are not just dolls or decor”
A YouTube video calling on the dictator's wife to stand up against bloodshed in Syria has good inten
WikiLeaks editor launches new TV chat show.
The Habima boycott call is a response to an appeal for support from a people dispossessed and occupi
As Israel's leaders continue the drumbeat for war, protestors take to the streets.
The car stops at the hotel and members of Tawakkol Karman's entourage hop out. It has been a frenetic morning for Karman, who became the youngest person and the first Arab woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize in December.
As late as March last year, Syria was still being marketed as a tourist destination.
After more than 8,000 deaths and the displacement of thousands of people from their country, amid horrifying reports of systematic torture and massacre that have sent many others into hiding, it seems hard to believe now that
On the anniversary of the Syrian uprising, private emails of Bashar al-Assad and his wife Asma are p
The longer we stay in Afghanistan, the worse things will become.
Patriot of Persia: Muhammad Mossadegh and a Very British Coup
Christopher de Bellaigue
Bodley Head, 320pp, £20
The real danger of Binyamin Netanyahu's irrational arguments for military action in Iran.
Why the west’s policy on Iran has failed.
The clamour for military action in Syria grows with each passing day, exacerbated by the relentless brutality of the Assad regime.
Much more can be done short of an Iraq-style invasion.
Covering a war "means going to places torn by chaos, destruction and death . . . and trying to bear witness. It means trying to find the truth in
We honour the memory of many men who took up armed struggle and died on hunger strike for their beli
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.