New Internationalist

Middle East

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Why defeating Islamic State might mean re-reading The Lord of the Rings

Uncomfortable questions in the Muslim world have exposed an existential crisis, argues Akil N Awan.

Filed in: Islam Middle East Saudi Arabia Syria

Empowering Kurdistan

What made a Kurdish victory possible in Turkey’s recent elections – and what does the future hold? asks Naila Bozo.

Filed in: Kurdistan Politics Turkey

Solidarity, people power and 10 years of BDS

Ryvka Barnard reflects on a decade of the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions.

Filed in: Israel Middle East Palestine

Israeli pirates of the Mediterranean

The hijacking of the Marianne flotilla to Gaza highlights the hypocrisy surrounding piracy, argues Felicity Arbuthnot.

Filed in: Israel Palestine

Making waves: Masih Alinejad

Exiled Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad is using social media to challenge Iran’s compulsory hijab law. Lucinda Homa Gray meets her.

Filed in: Iran

When will we see a Saudi-Britain split?

Andrew Smith decries the two countries’ close relationship, which defies all human rights principles.

Filed in: Arms Saudi Arabia United Kingdom

Facebook is the enemy

Mojtaba Alef on Iran’s continuing internet censorship. 

Filed in: Iran

Tony Blair, the Mideast Peacemaker that never was

Is the Quartet’s Middle East peace project flawed from the outset? asks Neda Tehrani.

Filed in: Middle East Politics

Interview with Maryam Abdulhadi al-Khawaja

Cristiana Moisescu talks to the Bahraini activist, who smiles in the face of adversity.

Filed in: Bahrain Human Rights

The Rojava experiment

Tony McKenna wonders at the democratic struggles in West Kurdistan, all set against a backdrop of war.

Filed in: Iraq Kurdistan Minorities Politics Syria

Palestine’s heartbroken homes

Noreen Sadik reports on Israel’s systematic demolition of Arab homes.

Filed in: Israel Palestine

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