Arab and Middle East unrest

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Flayed and depraved: the Tunisian film that satirises the art world
Yahya Mahayni, the Syrian star of The Man Who Sold His Skin, discusses Kaouther Ben Hania’s Oscar-nominated work, depictions of refugees on screen and working with Monica Bellucci

Arifa Akbar

24, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Israel preparing to resume settlement building in West Bank
Minister says there are plans for 2,000 new housing units for Jewish settlers in Palestinian territories

Bethan McKernan Middle East correspondent

12, Aug, 2021 @2:15 PM

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Israel launches airstrikes in Lebanon in response to rockets
Israeli military says jets struck rocket launch sites, in a marked escalation of hostilities

Staff and agencies

05, Aug, 2021 @7:54 AM

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Middle East problems stem from western and US interference | Letters
Letters: Readers critique the west’s actions in the region in response to an editorial on Arab democracies


01, Aug, 2021 @4:25 PM

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The Guardian view on Arab democracies: the least worst option | Editorial
Editorial: Benevolent dictatorship is not the answer to the region’s real problems


29, Jul, 2021 @5:54 PM

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‘At first I thought, this is crazy’: the real-life plan to use novels to predict the next war
Three years ago, a small group of academics at a German university launched an unprecedented collaboration with the military – using novels to try to pinpoint the world’s next conflicts. Are they on to something?

Philip Oltermann

26, Jun, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Thousands expected to join protests across Australia over Gaza attacks as death toll rises
Support has been unprecedented and shows ‘there is no going back’, organisers say

Mostafa Rachwani

20, May, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Arab states split for first time on refusal to condemn Israel over Gaza
Silence over bombing of occupied territory puts UAE, Bahrain, Morocco and Sudan at odds with their populations

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

17, May, 2021 @6:15 PM

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Thirteen arrested in London protest against violence in Gaza
The Met said nine of its officers were injured while dispersing crowds outside the Israeli embassy

Damien Gayle

15, May, 2021 @11:02 PM

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Thousands march in Free Palestine rallies in Sydney and Melbourne
Protesters in Australia have joined rallies around the world against Israeli military attacks in Gaza, where fighting continued for a fifth night

Matilda Boseley

15, May, 2021 @10:57 AM

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‘They know they’re going to die’: Australians fear for their relatives in Gaza as fighting escalates
As Australians watch on helplessly, they say their families have learned to live with hopelessness and impending death

Mostafa Rachwani and Naaman Zhou

15, May, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Denmark strips Syrian refugees of residency permits and says it is safe to go home
Government denies renewal of temporary residency status from about 189 Syrians

Bethan McKernan Middle East correspondent

14, Apr, 2021 @3:22 PM

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