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
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
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
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.
'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.
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?
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
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
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.
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.
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.