End of hegemony: The United Nations must reflect a changing world order

Journalist and author Ramzy Baroud argues that the United Nations, which has just held its 73rd General Assembly, is failing to represent an increasingly multi-polar world and must stop...

The US will have to accept second-class status in the Middle East

Gordon Adams of the American University School of International Service argues that America's influence over the Middle East is in terminal decline. You may not have noticed...

Bloodshed has been averted in Idlib, but for how long?

Veteran Arab journalist Abdel Bari Atwan says an agreement between Russia and Turkey has averted an humanitarian disaster in the Syrian city of Idlib,...

What Ashura and Imam Hussain mean to me

Shia Muslim Nazim Ali gives his perspective on what the day of Ashura means to him. The 10th of Muharram is a sombre occasion for...

Maryam Ramadan: “We must denounce the injustice suffered by my father”

Maryam Ramadan, the daughter of the prominent academic and thinker Professor Tariq Ramadan, talks about her father’s incarceration and what appears to be a travesty of...

Why the UN found Myanmar’s military committed genocide against the Rohingya

Anthony Ware, a senior lecturer at Deakin University in Australia, discusses the implications of the recent United Nations report which accused the Myanmar authorities...

Does the reappearance of the ISIS leader signal the start of a new strategy?

Veteran Arab journalist Abdel Bari Atwan argues that the recent reappearance of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi may signal more terrorist attacks against...

Hijab Ban: The European Union takes the veil off secularism

The increasing number of cases where the European Courts and state institutions have granted employers the right to ban the hijab in the workplace...

Qatar throws Erdogan a lifeline

Veteran journalist Abdel Bari Atwan says Qatar has risked angering its ally the United States, as well as its neighbours in the Gulf, by...

Death notices in Syria

Tamim Mobayed discusses the recent issuing of death notices by the Bashar Al-Assad regime of those who have died in custody. Thousands of Syrian families...
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