Robert Fox

Hold on, Dave: arming Syria's rebels could make things worse

Fri 9 Nov, AT 12:25 Robert Fox

Remember Afghanistan – 30 years after the US armed the Mujahideen, we're still fighting Taliban

Bashar al-Assad

Syria rebels kill brother of Parliamentary Speaker

One-Minute Read Tue 6 Nov, AT 14:51

Meanwhile, David Cameron says he would give Assad free passage out of Syria if it would end the bloodshed

US wants new Syrian opposition to replace SNC

First Reaction Thu 1 Nov, AT 15:19

Syrian National Council is a joke among ordinary Syrians, so US is hoping to found a more effective opposition

Robert Fox

Message with a bang: what Israel told US with Sudan hit

Mon 29 Oct, AT 08:48 Robert Fox

Was Israeli attack on Khartoum missile plant a 'dry run' for Iran – or a memo to the next US President?

Lebanon threatens to sue over Homeland's portrayal of Beirut

One-Minute Read Fri 19 Oct, AT 12:35

Beirut unhappy that its cosmopolitan streets have been portrayed by TV series as a 'hotbed of terrorists'

Syria and Turkey 'close to war’ after 'air piracy’ incident

First Reaction Thu 11 Oct, AT 12:30

Neighbours thought to be sliding towards war after Turkey intercepts plane carrying 'illegal cargo’


Forget Israel: Arabs are their own worst enemy

Opinion digest Thu 11 Oct, AT 11:43

Opinion digest: the way forward for Arabs, a 'respectable' near-death experience, Malala Yousafzai

Heathrow arrests: are Islamists training in Syria for attacks in UK?

Wed 10 Oct, AT 13:17 Robert Fox

Terror arrests reflect a new mood of apprehension over the fallout from the Arab Spring

Israel shoots down mystery drone, but who does it belong to?

First Reaction Sun 7 Oct, AT 08:01

Drone destroyed near nuclear reactor in southern Israel was probably sent by an increasingly sophisticated Hezbollah

Jordan protests

As protests erupt in Amman, has the Arab Spring reached Jordan?

First Reaction Fri 5 Oct, AT 14:21

Jordan’s capital braces itself for up to 50,000 demonstrators in constitutional protest