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How the US is losing control of the Middle East.
Yemen’s Houthis are allies of Iran but not proxies. They believe they are carrying out the will of God.
The aims of the US’s and UK’s strikes on the Houthis were limited. But what happens next?
John Jenkins, the former British ambassador to Syria, Iraq and Saudi Arabia, on what the West doesn’t get about the…
Why Israel and the West are running out of time.
The Israeli military strategist on how 7 October happened, Israel’s endgame in Gaza and the prospect of a regional war.
In his televised address, the group’s leader Hassan Nasrallah warned Israel that “all scenarios are open”.
Hassan Nasrallah's forces are poised on Israel's border. Is he about to open a new front in the conflict?
Despite its wealth and ambition, the European Union is limited as an actor in the great conflicts of our time.
How Israel forgot the lessons of the Yom Kippur War.
The atrocities committed against Israeli civilians have roots in the same fanaticism activists face in Iran.
The country’s role in the Middle East has been long ignored – and Israel is paying the price.
Protests against the regime are the beginnings of a national independence movement.
Former friends to the US are increasingly testing the forms and bounds of the shifting geopolitical geometry.
Protests in Iran have continued for six months since the death of Mahsa Amini.
More than a thousand have been affected by what authorities say are deliberate toxic gas attacks.
A winner of the Portrait of Britain prize, this photograph of Richard Ratcliffe is an image of stoicism, exhaustion and…
The New Statesman’s writer at large identifies important global trends for the year ahead – and makes some predictions.
The public hanging of a protester shows the state’s response to mass demonstrations is becoming more violent.
The day before England faced Iran on the pitch, Ehsan Hajsafi told the media that Iranians should know “we are…