Worlds apart: Labour and Tories on Syria and beyond
Comment: With a UK general election just six weeks away, Hilary Aked takes a look at the gulf separating Britain's two major parties on foreign policy in the Arab world.
Syria's revolution was nothing to do with sectarianism
Comment: The Syrian revolution was about Syrians uniting, regardless of confession, but Assad and Iran are deliberately cultivating sectarianism ...
Bet on Syrians, not Syria
Comment: For too long, discussions about the future of Syria have focused on visions of Syria itself rather than the visions of Syrians, writes ...
France's approach to Islam: From the Enlightenment to today
Comment: The French system, incapable of recognising and confronting its own ...
What role for Pakistan in 'Muslim Nato'?
Comment: Pakistan's Raheel Sharif was recently appointed head of the Islamic Military Alliance, but Lahore should instead look to play a 'neutral arbiter' role, writes Usaid Siddiqui.
Will Hodeida become Yemen's next tragedy?
Comment: Hodeida is a city already devastated by poverty, but as the fighting edges closer, there are concerns that a fresh humanitarian crisis is looming, writes Khalid Al-Karimi.
A Sino-Russian love-hate affair
Comment: The China-Russia alliance could yet cement, but Putin would have to accept the role of junior partner, with China being the dominant player, writes Naveed Ahmad.
Guterres' UN: A window for change in Western Sahara?
Comment: Samir Bennis asks what the language of the UN's recent report on the Western Sahara might indicate about finding a solution to the ...
A new era of uncertainty for Turkey
Comment: There are many fundamental similarities between Ataturk's rule, and the system of governance soon to be in place under Erdogan, writes Tallha Abdulrazaq.
Nael M. Shama
Inside the Arab mind: Questions on Syria and beyond
The long read: Nael Shama asks what future lies ahead for Arab societies, if the choice - six years after the Arab Spring, is between tyrannical regimes and Islamist parties.
Imad K. Harb
Spinning the wheel: Trump won't do much about Syria
Comment: Donald Trump has no idea what he's doing, writes Imad K. Harb.
It's high time for a restoration of Iraq-Saudi relations
Comment: Baghdad could be a mediator between Riyadh and Tehran, helping to reduce tensions across the Middle East, writes Paul Iddon.
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