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Middle East

Barack Obama

US mistrusts its friends almost as much as its foes

Mon 29 Nov, AT 14:30
Robert Fox

Robert Fox: Leaked cables offer insight into US thinking - and suggest new conflict in the Middle East

Fake photo Middle East peace talks

Altered image puts Egypt’s Mubarak in front of Obama

Fri 17 Sep, AT 13:33

But ailing Mubarak is no leader of the pack: blogger exposes photo as a fake

Binyamin Netanyahu, Barack Obama, Mahmoud Abbas

Another useless summit: why does Obama bother?

Thu 2 Sep, AT 08:29
Alexander Cockburn

Alexander Cockburn: The Obama Plan will join all the other diplomatic ruins in the desert of dry bones

Ayatollah Fadlallah and Frances Guy

UK ambassador’s blog praising ayatollah removed

Fri 9 Jul, AT 15:20

Frances Guy becomes second woman in a week to come a cropper for praising Ayatollah Fadlallah

Baroness Ashton, EU Representative for Foreign Affairs

Baroness Ashton flies in to Gaza as EU sneers

Thu 18 Mar, AT 15:29

The EU 'foreign minister' is facing her biggest test yet – and many hope she will fail