Night and day
Last week's meeting of Palestinian factions in Cairo has paved the way for future progress, writes Ibrahim Nafie
Return of the reality principle
Graham Harman discusses how French philosopher Bruno Latour, lecturing this week at the American University in Cairo, rejects the Kantian tradition putting the human being at the centre of philosophy and, instead, calls for an absolute democracy of objects
If inter-Palestinian talks ended in failure it is because they focussed on a ceasefire rather than unity, argues Azmi Bishara
An opportunity lies waiting
Despite the tremendous challenges facing them, the Palestinians are capable of achieving tremendous development and still long for a "normal life". Timothy Rothermel posits an alternative perspective
The streets of Baghdad
Ibrahim Nawwar describes the mood on the streets of the Iraqi capital
On the Palestinian right of return
Can the Geneva Accord and the roadmap for peace be reconciled, asks Mohamed Sid-Ahmed
An alternative course
As the US occupation flounders, the need for an Iraqi constitutive conference abroad grows, writes Abdul-Amir Al-Rikabi
That Palestinian factions meeting in Cairo last week did not agree on a total, or even partial, ceasefire does not mean the consultations failed...
Let's play prime ministers
The young man singing on the stage in the Geneva auditorium could easily have been Egyptian...
By Hani Shukrallah
NATO's regional mission
When NATO is placed in charge of forcibly transforming the countries of the region into democracies mirroring the American model, a new situation will have emerged...
By Salama A Salama
Colonialism in Arab garb
What does the universality of human rights mean?
How do I feel on the occasion of my 93rd birthday?
By Naguib Mahfouz