|What will happen next in Sudan?
With the country at boiling point, and protests spreading, Asmaa El-Husseini charts scenarios for the period ahead in Sudan
Once touted as a benchmark for the media of the region, Iraq's media organisations have been plagued by misinformation, political bias and sectarianism, writes Salah Nasrawi
Tripoli's secret testimony
The postponement of Libya's election and the extradition from Tunisia of Al-Baghdadi Al-Mahmoudi is alarming foreign investors and the country's new rulers' old NATO sponsors, concludes Gamal Nkrumah
Putin's masked pleasantries
Mixed reactions characterise Vladimir Putin's visit to Israel-Palestine, with Palestinians tired of empty words and Russia's support for Bashar Al-Assad against the Syrian people, writes Khaled Amayreh in Bethlehem
Tel Aviv shocked by robust response
Israeli decision-makers are reportedly taken aback that Hamas responded this week with such force to its attacks on smaller Palestinian resistance groups, writes Saleh Al-Naami
Return of the ancien regime?
Controversy over the mandate of the country's constituent assembly and recent violence are threatening Tunisia's still-fragile stability, writes Asaad bin Ahmed in Tunis
Turkish fury over downed plane
Syria's recent downing of a Turkish plane could have multiple repercussions in the region, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid in Ankara
As more and more soldiers defect from the regular army to join the rebels, the Syrian regime is starting to lose control over some areas of the country, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus
United against the regime
Syria's Christians have sometimes been slow to join the uprising against the regime, owing to concerns about their position in the country in the years to come, writes Bassel Oudat