Middle East and north Africa

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Moving the British embassy to Jerusalem would be an outrage | Donald Macintyre
Liz Truss’s pledge to Israel’s Yair Lapid to review the location has appalled the Palestinians and breaks international consensus

Donald Macintyre

25, Sep, 2022 @8:30 AM

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We watch the protests in Iran and hope, but false optimism may be clouding our eyes | Jason Burke
The backlash against the death of Mahsa Amini has generated viral images of civil unrest, but how complete a picture do they provide?

Jason Burke

25, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The Observer view on the backlash in Iran following the death of Mahsa Amini | Observer editorial
The pariah state’s regime is not invincible. If it doesn’t free its people, they will free themselves – sooner rather than later

Observer editorial

25, Sep, 2022 @5:15 AM

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Protests spread in Iran as President Raisi vows to crack down
Demonstrations that began with death of Mahsa Amini while detained by morality police pose biggest threat to regime in 13 years

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

24, Sep, 2022 @5:41 PM

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‘Something big is happening’: the Iranians risking everything to protest
Five people share their experiences of the protests sparked by Mahsa Amini’s death in custody, as hope of real change grows

Jedidajah Otte

24, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Saudi foreign minister defends role in securing Ukraine prisoner swaps
Prince Faisal bin Farhan al Saud decries as ‘cynical’ accusations his country was trying to improve its image after Khashoggi killing

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

23, Sep, 2022 @10:11 AM

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The Guardian view on Iran’s protests: a moment of rage, a chain of resistance | Editorial
Editorial: The death of a 22-year-old woman last week has sparked unprecedented outrage, but the causes and resistance are deep-rooted

Editorial

22, Sep, 2022 @6:13 PM

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Britons released from Russia meet their families after months in captivity
Pro-Russia separatists had held the prisoners, and it was feared they would be executed for fighting for Ukraine

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

22, Sep, 2022 @1:49 PM

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Liz Truss could follow Trump and move UK embassy to Jerusalem
PM considering breaking with decades of British foreign policy by relocating UK embassy in Israel

Bethan McKernan in Jerusalem and Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

22, Sep, 2022 @1:47 PM

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US congressman accuses LIV CEO Greg Norman of pushing Saudi ‘propaganda’
Greg Norman faced accusations of promoting Saudi “propaganda” following meetings with Washington lawmakers, in which the Australian golfer sought to garner support for the Saudi-backed LIV Series

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

22, Sep, 2022 @12:42 PM

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Iran blocks capital’s internet access as Amini protests grow
Social media platforms have also been cut off in areas of Tehran and Kurdistan as videos of dissent go viral

Weronika Strzyżyńska and agencies

22, Sep, 2022 @12:08 PM

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Aiden Aslin among 10 international ‘prisoners of war’ released by Russian authorities
Five UK and two US foreign fighters captured in Ukraine among 10 freed after Saudi Arabia’s intervention

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

22, Sep, 2022 @10:25 AM

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