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Kais Saied's dictatorial rule over Tunisia has led to a political climate dominated by backhanded deals and nepotism. With irregular migration, particularly from Sub-Saharan Africa, reaching unprecedented levels, many wonder Saied's intentions.

13 September, 2022

Comment: A Saudi-Emirati effort is underway to discredit Palestinian narratives of the conflict in favour of Israeli ones in order to pave the way for normalisation, writes Ali Adam.

17 October, 2020

Analysis: The Arab League's failure to condemn normalisation deals with Israel has soured already complicated ties with Palestine.

08 October, 2020

Comment: Mohammed bin Salman and Brazil's Bolsonaro are two leaders hoping that warmer relations with Israel will be their ticket to currying favour with Trump's White House, writes Ali Adam.

05 November, 2018

Comment: While Arab leaders pursue ties with Israel for their own self-interest, popular outrage will eventually turn the tide in favour of the Palestinians, writes Ali Adam.

06 October, 2017

First person: Syrian refugees are putting their lives in the hands of people-smugglers as they try to escape their war-torn country. Here is one young man's story.

15 March, 2015

The ousting of Iraqi security forces from Mosul had been coming for a long time. But then the militants of the Islamic State group hijacked the uprising.

05 November, 2014