Above all, the Gulf states want stability. Can this beleaguered US president bring order?
Iran's imprisonment of my constituent breaches the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
On the bus to university with Syrian refugees in Jordan.
Truck bombs and drone warfare in the fight to take back Iraq’s second city from Islamic State.
Both Donald Trump's chief strategist and the terrorist organisation believe in an existential global war.
Orwell prizewinner and Palestinian human rights lawyer Raja Shehadeh on his new memoir.
On 15 March 2011, Syrians gathered in the old city of Damascus. They hoped for change.
After six years of war, Syria’s moderate rebels are broken and marginalised. And now, as Bashar al-Assad has wished for so long, al-Qaeda extremists are leading the insurgency.
The US President seemed to dismantle two decades of foreign policy in his press conference with Benjamin Netanyahu.
Arab states need to send a clear message to Mr Trump: that hostility and discrimination against Arab Muslims cannot be left unchallenged.
Donald Trump’s ban will ruin the lives of those fleeing conflict. I should know – I fell in love with someone trying to get away from war-torn Iraq.
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