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From Balfour to Boris: Britain's broken promises in Palestine

16 October, 2017

The long read: In its centenary year, Professor Avi Shlaim examines the impact of the Balfour Declaration and Britain's 'deviousness, duplicity and double-standards' in Palestine, writes Ben Clarke.

The mental trauma of Iraq's displaced

16 October, 2017

In-depth: As the Islamic State group faces defeat in Iraq, the mental scars of their brutality remain carved into Iraqis who suffered under the self-styled 'caliphate', reports Laura Cappon.

Lebanon president tells Syrian refugees to return home

16 October, 2017

Lebanon's President Michel Aoun has told international envoys that his country has had enough of hosting Syrian refugees and that they should return back to the war-torn country.

Fleeing Rohingya refugees die after boat to Bangladesh capsizes

16 October, 2017

Rohingya refugees fleeing violence-hit Myanmar have died after a boat to Bangladesh capsized. Survivors said around 65 people were on board and almost half of them were children.

Syrian 'regime soldiers on catwalk' at Beirut fashion show

14 October, 2017

A Syrian fashion designer has sparked anger after she posed on the catwalk with models dressed in Syrian military uniforms at a show in Lebanon.

Wajib: A Palestinian film about real life in Palestine

12 October, 2017

Film review: Wajib tackles the complex relationship between a Palestinian father and son, divided by their completely different world experiences.

Living histories: Potent longings for fragile homelands

11 October, 2017

The British Museum's historical approach to contemporary art is well-suited to these works from Syria and Iraq, whose origins betray an optimism for a better future, writes Hadani Ditmars.

Makeshift schools a rare sanctuary for traumatised Rohingya children

11 October, 2017

Of the 520,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh in recent weeks over 290,000 are children, haunted by the horrors they have witnessed.

World Cup qualifying: This week in Middle East football

11 October, 2017

Blog: Expectation, hope, drama, tears, disappointment and joy - all part of this week's spectacular World Cup week for Arab national teams, writes Uri Levy.

'New Way Forward' deal puts Afghan refugees in danger

11 October, 2017

The deal allowing the EU to deport an unlimited number of Afghan asylum seekers puts untold numbers of lives at risk, reports Mohammed Harun Arsalai.

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