The lack of interest in the summit comes at a time when Ukraine's army is increasingly on the defensive

Con Coughlin

The killing of 45 civilians in a displacement camp in Gaza adds to a long list of victims accumulated in this war and over the decades. This brutality is meant to send Palestinians a message.

Houssam Itani

Despite the shuffling of presidents and the assassination of key figures over the years, Iran's expansionist project remains unaffected

Alia Mansour

Although Raisi's death will not disrupt the strategic relationship between Iran and Syria, it will likely accelerate Damascus's pivot toward the Arab world

Ibrahim Hamidi

Losing this perception among residents under its control jeopardises not only HTS's current standing but also its future viability

Haid Haid

An independent state may still have a long road ahead, but a decision by Ireland, Norway and Spain to unilaterally recognise Palestine shows a shift in Western thinking

Con Coughlin

There is an alternative that can put Sudan on the path to peace. This requires bold leadership and a forward-focused vision.

From the brutal response to challengers in the 1980s, the rise of the late Iranian president mirrors the rise of the country's hardliners, whose grip on power remains vice-like despite his death.

Houssam Itani

Regional states should not wait for Iran or the US to address their security needs. It is time for them to take matters into their own hands.

Alia Mansour

With the position of Khamenei's successor now up for grabs, the fate of Iran and the region hangs in the balance

Ibrahim Hamidi

A new directive that limits Shiite pilgrims' access to the mosque coincided with the Arab summit. It could be an attempt to show that he is curbing Iranian-sponsored religious activities in Syria.

Haid Haid

While recognising the commendable moral stances of student protestors advocating for Palestinian rights, one should still be able to critique them

Houssam Itani