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The Guardian view on Fortress Europe: a continent losing its moral compass
Editorial: The increasingly draconian approach to irregular migration betrays the spirit of the 1951 refugee convention


01, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

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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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Powerbrokers of Arab world will be closely watching Tunisia
Analysis: while the politics behind the government’s dismissal are local, regional players will want to influence what happens next

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

27, Jul, 2021 @6:20 PM

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Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, killing 57, as regional toll for 2021 nears 1,000
International Organization for Migration links rise in deaths to decrease in sea patrols

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

27, Jul, 2021 @12:47 PM

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Various artists: Music From the Arab World, Part 2 review | global album of the month
With nods to Bob Marley, the Bee Gees and more, this compilation charts cross-cultural influence on north African and Middle Eastern acts

Ammar Kalia

23, Jul, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Fresh evidence of violence at Libyan detention centres as boats turned back
Amnesty International says sexual abuse and beatings rife at camps for those forcibly returned after trying to cross the Med

Sarah Johnson

15, Jul, 2021 @11:07 AM

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Italy to investigate Libyan coastguard’s ‘attempted shipwreck’ of migrant boat
Officials to be investigated after film appears to show patrol boat firing shots at a vessel carrying 64 people in the Mediterranean

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

05, Jul, 2021 @2:16 PM

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Libya election plans in chaos as UN accused of breaching mandate
Body set up to choose roadmap to elections beset by divisions with process described as ‘out of control’

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

02, Jul, 2021 @6:27 PM

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Libyan coastguards ‘fired on and tried to ram migrant boat’ – NGO
German rescue group issues video of Libyans’ ‘brutal attack’ on boat of migrant families in Mediterranean

Lorenzo Tondo

02, Jul, 2021 @2:28 PM

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Violence towards refugees at Libyan detention centres forces MSF to pull out
Medical charity says abuse and attacks have escalated as more migrants are intercepted at sea and camps become increasingly overcrowded

Kaamil Ahmed

24, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Libya talks set December date for national elections
Conference in Berlin also calls for phased withdrawal of all foreign forces from the country

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

23, Jun, 2021 @5:42 PM

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