We are on the brink of war in the Middle East

Veteran Arab journalist Abdel Bari Atwan says that recent developments in Saudi Arabia, where Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman has purged his political opponents,...

The treacherous legacy of the colonial Balfour Declaration

The Balfour Declaration is the epitome of the destructive and racist nature of British colonialism, writes Yasmeen Khan. Thursday 2nd November will mark the 100th...

The causes behind the normalisation of rape culture

The normalisation of rape culture did not occur overnight or in a vacuum, rather it was "progressive" capitalist liberal values that paved the way...

What is behind the Hamas-Fatah reconciliation?

Journalist Ramzy Baroud warns that the Palestinian unity agreement between Hamas and Fatah will fail in the long-term if it is sponsored - directly...

The Balfour Declaration destroyed Palestine, not the Palestinian people

Journalist and author Ramzy Baroud reflects on the 100th year anniversary of the The Balfour Declaration, which was effectively a decree calling for the...

Tough times lay ahead for Iraqi Kurds

Abdel Bari Atwan says Iraqi Kurdish President Masoud Barzani’s insistence on holding an independence referendum could spell disaster for his people. The President of Iraq’s...

Theresa May should be apologising to Muslims, not to the Conservative Party

After her shambolic speech at the Conservative Party Conference this week, Prime Minister Theresa May should be apologising to Muslims, not the Tories, writes...

State terrorism is protected by international law

State sponsored terrorism carried out by Western liberal democracies is protected by a universal legal system known as “international law”, writes A C Ahmed....

Islamic movements restored despotic regimes due to lack of vision during Arab Spring

The despotic regimes which millions of Muslims rose up against during the Arab Spring have been restored due to a failure in leadership and...

Palestinian unity seems as far off as ever

Amid signs of a rapprochement between the two major Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas, who are divided by geography and ideology, Abdel Bari Atwan...
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