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Cedric Herrou: I'm facing prison for helping migrants

Cedric Herrou

Cedric Herrou: I'm facing prison for helping migrants

Comment: Cedric Herrou - an olive farmer from France faces prison for providing support to passing migrants. "I'm fighting against the stigmatisation and hate that feed terrorism," he writes.

Aleppo's forgotten revolutionaries

Loubna Mrie

Aleppo's forgotten revolutionaries

Comment: Countless icons of the Syrian revolution who struggled for freedom between 2012-2014 have been ignored and erased from history by the ...

Syrians in Europe: We've been here before

Anisa Abeytia

Syrians in Europe: We've been here before

Comment: A Syrian refugee once ushered in a golden age for Europe, and with a supportive policy framework, today's refugees can invigorate ...

Lebanon: An island of stability among Middle East chaos

Mona Alami

Lebanon: An island of stability among Middle East chaos

Comment: Unlike its regional neighbours, Lebanon appears to be entering a ...

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Will Democratic Party elect a black, Muslim, pro-Palestine leader?

Comment: Could Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress, and an outspoken supporter of Palestinian rights shape the Democratic Party's future as leader? asks Tamara Kharroub.

Tallha Abdulrazaq

'Real ISIS housewives': Now isn't the time for joking

Comment: This BBC series parodies harmful stereotypes of Muslims, and attempts to gain cheap viewing ratings at the expense of a persecuted community, writes Tallha Abdulrazaq.

Naveed Ahmad

Russia, the rival superpower?

The long read: Russia is masterfully engineering the fall of the status quo by creating chaos, deception and a crisis of credibility, writes Naveed Ahmad.

Can Algeria be the peace-broker in Libya?

Guma El-Gamaty

Can Algeria be the peace-broker in Libya?

Comment: Algeria appears to be playing a greater role in facilitating diplomacy in Libya. But what are its chances of being successful where ...

Smears and astroturfing: UK Israeli embassy's techniques revealed

Hilary Aked

Smears and astroturfing: UK Israeli embassy's techniques revealed

Comment: Shai Masot's unguarded comments suggest that Israel's UK 'grassroots' are actually more 'astroturf'; operating effectively as front groups for Israeli state power, writes Hilary Aked

Mat Nashed

Pity the Fisk

Comment: Robert Fisk's analysis of the conflict in Syria - and more recently the attack in Istanbul, lacks nuance and is morally misguided, writes Mat Nashed.

Sultan Barakat

Could Kazakhstan broker a political settlement in Syria?

The Astana Talks provide hope for a negotiated political settlement in Syria due to Kazakhstan's neutrality in Syria's brutal conflict, writes Sultan Barakat.

Tommaso Segantini

The Left's anti-imperialist support for Assad is morally untenable

Comment: Understanding the conflict in Syria through the narrow lens of regime change fails to capture its complexity, and strips protesters of their subjectivity and grievances, writes Tommaso Segantini.