Arab and Middle East unrest

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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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UN calls for inquiry after rebels fired missiles into Yemen detention centre
Dozens of Ethiopian migrants died and UN special envoy described the deaths as ‘extraordinarily horrific’

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

16, Mar, 2021 @6:47 PM

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Yemen war: mass displacement fears as fighting intensifies in Marib
Development threatens to exacerbate what is already the world’s worst humanitarian crisis

Bethan McKernan Middle East correspondent

12, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Notturno review – a poetic critique of war in the Middle East
Gianfranco Rosi examines the aftermath of conflict in a bold documentary filmed over three years in four countries

Simran Hans

07, Mar, 2021 @11:30 AM

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The Guardian view on the Arab Spring, a decade on: a haunting legacy | Editorial
Editorial: High hopes in the region soon turned to exhaustion and despair. But the movement is not over


29, Jan, 2021 @6:30 PM

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'Things are getting worse': Tunisia protests rage on as latest victim named
Police brutality and unemployment worsened by the pandemic continues to drive young protesters onto streets to demand reform

Simon Speakman Cordall

27, Jan, 2021 @1:18 PM

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