The greater Jihad
The armed resistance of Hizbullah was the single biggest factor behind Israel's defeat in Lebanon. But how will Hizbullah's victory translate politically. Graham Usher reports from Beirut
Ensuring a compliant media
Recent wide-ranging suppression of the media in Palestine has coincided with mounting criticism of Yasser Arafat's dealings with Israel. From Hebron, Khaled Amayreh assesses the situation
New cracks in Turkish coalition
A move by parliamentarians from one of the three partners in the Turkish coalition government has touched off a new crisis. Gareth Jenkins reports from Ankara
A 'third way' for the Sahara?
Another round of talks between Morocco and the Polisario Front is imminent, but as Dalal Abu Ghazaleh reports from Rabat, none of the parties involved in the dispute over the Western Sahara has high expectations
Equality before the bench
Having tried and failed to obtain political rights through the legislature and the executive, Kuwaiti women are now pressing their case through the judiciary, Sherine Bahaa reports
Under the cloak of 'the beast'
With the Yemeni public looking on in horror, the trial of an apparent mass murderer began last week, revealing that rape, murder and dismemberment may not be the only crimes with which the accused is connected. Nasser Arrabyee follows the trial in Sana'a