'No room for retaliation'
Israel's air raid on an alleged Palestinian Islamic Jihad camp near Damascus shifted Lebanese attention away from a prisoner exchange deal between Hizbullah and Israel. Mohalhel Fakih reports from Beirut
Crossing red lines
Imad Fawzi Shueibi argues that Israel is playing with fire through its violation of the 2nd Disengagement Agreement of 1974 with Syria
Split down the Front
Competition over the coming presidential elections has turned the Algerian political scene into a circus. Amira Howeidy joins the audience
Privatisation vs democracy
Plans to sell Iraq's state-owned enterprises is an undemocratic move, writes Salah Hemeid
The Bush administration's attempt to put a good face on its failure to find WMDs in Iraq seemed hardly convincing to an increasingly sceptical American public, reports Khaled Dawoud from Washington
'A bird with just one wing'
As the US ups the pressure on Iran to divulge its nuclear capabilities, Tehran is hardly in a position to set terms, writes Mustafa El-Labbad
Turkish parliament votes to send troops to Iraq
Turkey became the first Muslim country to agree to send peace-keeping troops to support the US in Iraq. But many questions remain and an actual deployment is fraught with risks both for the Turkish government and region as a whole. Gareth Jenkins reports from Ankara