Egyptian and Saudi academics are taking aim at Doha - but history teaches that the role of scholars is far from straightforward

Basheer Nafi

On the anniversary of the military coup which brought Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to power, Egyptians are bursting with anger at his regime. Here are three ways this could boil over

Amr Khalifa

With their close links, the standoff in the Gulf is spilling over into the Horn of Africa and will be a big diplomatic test for countries already under strain

Ahmed Soliman

The president has hit a new low, cutting the salaries and electricity of Palestinians in Gaza. The next intifada will be against the Palestinian National Authority and this should worry Israel and Abbas

Kamel Hawwash

The international economic order does not look kindly on hints of self-sufficiency or agricultural independence. Just ask Tunisian farmers.

Belen Fernandez

An open letter to the home secretary who promised, after the Finsbury Park attack last week, that she would protect British Muslims. Here are actions she can take to fulfil her pledge

Sufyan Ismail

Yes, Israel is supporting Syrian rebels, but this goes beyond cash and aid: Israel hopes the rebels will serve as a buffer against Hezbollah and a resurgent Assad, a strategy that could easily backfire

Richard Silverstein

It is a horrible feeling to have in your heart, the sense that you do not know what will happen next, whether you will be safe going to your local place of worship for Eid or just walking down the road

Tasnim Nazeer

Hamas was left off Saudi's list of demands for Qatar. Days earlier, a Fatah strongman made a deal with one of the movement's leaders - only no one else in Hamas knew. Now it threatens to split the movement

David Hearst

Given the proxy nature of the Syrian conflict, it is inevitable that the Gulf standoff will change relations between rebel groups. But just how much depends on how long the rift lasts and how it ends

Haid Haid