A new beginning
The capture of Saddam Hussein should focus our thoughts on the future of Iraq, writes Ibrahim Nafie
Saddam may have been captured, but a great many who share responsibility for his crimes will never answer charges, writes Azmi Bishara
On information technology
Mohamed Sid-Ahmed explores the features of a new information revolution where the divide between technologically advanced and technologically backward societies can no longer be tolerated
Lebanon 1943, Iraq 2003
Property relations, communal identity or nationalism? Roger Owen discusses some Iraqi politico-social dynamics
Friends in need
The Egyptians and Iranians are talking once again. Their friendship could be good news, for the entire region, says Hassan Nafaa
Democratic elections are the only way forward for the Palestinian struggle, writes Mustafa Barghouthi
More than meets the eye
The recent Palestinian talks in Cairo were not as unproductive and divisive as they were made to appear, says Fahd Suleiman
A space for non-violence
What are the origins of violent protest behaviour in the Arab region, and what role can Europe play in its elimination, asks Nader Fergany
The capture of Saddam Hussein must be used to heal the wounds of war-torn Iraq...
Myth laid bare
Why is it that absurd choices are consistently presented as the only ones available?
By Hani Shukrallah
By-elections in 23 constituencies offered an opportunity for the NDP to attempt to restore trust in the parliamentary system as well as its own credibility...
By Salama A Salama
Party, or political, reform?
I am puzzled by the turn our much-hyped political reform has taken...
The Greek connection
I was very pleased to find out that 17 of my books have been translated into modern Greek -- I had the impression that only two or three were available...
By Naguib Mahfouz