The Arab world must shoulder its responsibilities towards the Iraqi people, writes Ibrahim Nafie
Falling at every hurdle
Just what is it that makes the Arab world so accomplished in the courting of disaster, asks Abdel-Moneim Said
Mohamed Sid-Ahmed wonders whether the shackles of occupation are being removed in the Middle East or, rather, strengthened?
The final frontier
Despite numerous positive signals from Damascus, the US continues to up the pressure on Syria. Anders Strindberg looks into Washington's not so hidden agenda
A sustainable Arab League
What should the Arabs expect from their league? Gamil Mattar weighs into the debate
Deciphering the hodna
The Palestinian factions have declared a unilateral cease-fire. But, warns Azmi Bishara , unless the resistance is involved in policymaking, things will get worse
Freeing the past
The Arabs' glorious history has become a heavy burden shackling them to the past. It should be an asset for the here and now, writes Paul Sullivan, and democracy is the answer
The united front
History shows that a united national front is vital if Egypt is to play a role in building a new multi-polar world order, argues Anouar Abdel-Malek
Africa comes into play
United States President George W Bush's trip to Africa this week, which precedes the summit of African leaders in the Mozambican capital Maputo next week...
President Bush's decision to try suspected terrorists held at Guantanamo Bay before military tribunals has angered human rights organisations everywhere...
By Salama A Salama
The discourse surrounding legal and constitutional issues has immense relevance to political and social life...
I have been intrigued by the Harry Potter series, children's books that sell millions and millions within hours of their appearance...
By Naguib Mahfouz