The elections were cancelled as more Palestinians lose faith in a two-state solution, Khaled Amayreh reports from Jerusalem
Will Jenin's voice be silenced again? Jonathan Cook, from Ban'a, reports on the Israeli banning of a documentary that gave the camp's inhabitants a face and a voice
Wishy-washy Washington workshop
Sudanese government and opposition figures met in Washington to speed up the peace and national reconciliation processes, writes Gamal Nkrumah
Peace in Sudan?
Is Sudan about to see the light at the end of the tunnel? Perhaps, answers Dina Ezzat
Secularists versus Islamists
The secular Turkish establishment last week stepped up its campaign against the new Islamist government of the Justice and Development Party, Gareth Jenkins reports from Ankara
Roads to perdition
On the eve of the new year Graham Usher in Jerusalem looks at the divided state of the Palestinian national movement. He argues it must unify its ranks and policy in 2003 if it is not to repeat the mistakes it made in 2002
Iraq: another Afghanistan?
Baghdad spent most of 2002 trying not to become another Afghanistan. Dina Ezzat reports with an eye on 2003
Military hardware, explosions and elections were the main show throughout the region in 2002