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The UAE's prime minister has urged Qatar to conform to the stringent demands of Saudi Arabia and its allies in a lengthy, flowery poem published on social media.

Blog: Trade deals are tricky things, and the only thing worse than being an enemy of the US is being a former ally, writes Hadani Ditmars.

<em>The</em> War on Literalism: From Aleppo to Ankara

Hadani Ditmars

The War on Literalism: From Aleppo to Ankara

Blog: Cultural antidotes in a fortnight of terror, reflections by Hadani Ditmars.

<em>The</em> Arabic Shakespeares: Subversive, political, and entertaining

Marcia Lynx Qualey

The Arabic Shakespeares: Subversive, political, and entertaining

Arabic adaptations of Shakespeare's plays have been popular since the 1800s, but they differ from the original in key aspects, ...

Israel studies 101: Undermining Palestine in Western academia

Hilary Aked

Israel studies 101: Undermining Palestine in Western academia

Comment: The rise of 'beyond-the-conflict' hasbara is a PR exercise which cynically seeks to erase Palestinian culture, writes ...

Mark Perry

Jim Clancy and the tragi-comedy of American journalism

Jim Clancy's 'resignation' from CNN doesn't suggest that the US media is pro-Israel. It's much worse than that. It shows that normal journalistic standards in America may not exist at all.

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