Category: Middle East

WhatsApp Share: A Video From Gaza

Irshad Salim from Karachi: Back in December, a poetic expression of emotive thoughts on Israel’s…

Shockwaves in the Global Order

While the U.S.–Israel alliance has become isolated, new ones are emerging. Helena Cobban in the…

An Israeli and a Palestinian Talk Peace

About Ali Abu Awwad and Ami Dar: Nonviolence activist Ali Abu Awwad works to establish…

Netanyahu, the Palestinians, and the Price of Neglect

Aluf Benn in Foreign Affairs: One bright day in April 1956, Moshe Dayan, the one-eyed…

The World’s First Author

Anna Della Subin at the LRB: The​ earliest known author was married to the moon….

Meet Israel’s First Lady, Sara Netanyahu

“Sara Netanyahu, the prime minister’s wife, closest adviser, and fiercest defender, is seen as a…

Why the War in Gaza Makes a ‘Nuclear’ Iran More Likely

“The Conflict Has Empowered Tehran—but Also Fueled Its Sense of Vulnerability“. Ali Vaez writes in…

Where is Balochistan and Why is it the Target of Iran and Pakistan Strikes?

Region is divided between three countries and has a long history of resistance against Pakistan…

Red Sea Burning

As Houthis target commercial shipping relentlessly, the message to the US and Israel is clear…

Arundhati Roy: On Palestinians, these are the languages of head of States, not of ordinary people (Video)

Arundhati Roy calls the siege of Gaza “a crime against humanity.” In a video address…

If Europe Could Do It, So Can the Middle East

Anne-Marie Slaughter at Project Syndicate: In 1951, just six years after World War II, Belgium,…

OPINION: Israel Is On Its Way To Becoming a Dictatorship

Usually when we think of a coup, we think of that kind. But there is…