|Sunni anger soars
The appointment of Najib Mikati, backed by Hizbullah, to Lebanon's premiership provoked Sunni anger this week, Lucy Fielder reports from Beirut
An exercise in hypocrisy
In its treatment of former British prime minister Tony Blair last week, the UK Iraq Inquiry has shown itself to be more irrelevant than ever, writes Salah Hemeid
Statehood or illusion?
While Salam Fayyad's project of creating a Palestinian state by building credible institutions divides Palestinian opinion, even this moderate approach is unacceptable to Israel, writes Saleh Al-Naami
Locked in combat
Sanctions remain Washington's preferred strategy for dealing with Iran -- even though they are not working, writes Graham Usher
Is Yemen like Tunisia?
Student demonstrators push in Yemen for a revolution Tunisia-style as pressure builds upon President Ali Saleh, 32 years into his rule, writes Nasser Arrabyee
Struggles for transition
Protests continued in Tunisia this week, with protesters demanding the resignation of members of the former ruling party from the transitional government and a timetable for elections
What role for the Islamists?
With the Islamists preparing to join the country's political process, is there room for them in the new Tunisia, asks Mourad Teyeb in Tunis
Tunisia: the task ahead
Former Tunisian president Zein Al-Abidine bin Ali used all the means at his disposal to crush dissent and destroy civil society. Now that his regime has gone, thoughts are turning to the challenges ahead, writes Ramzy Baroud
Furious reaction to Al-Jazeera documents
Revelations contained in Palestinian documents leaked to the television channel Al-Jazeera this week left Palestinian negotiators with much explaining to do, writes Khaled Amayreh in Ramallah