Jonathan Fenton-Harvey explores how the power balance in the region has shifted following last year’s US Presidential Election
Although Tunisia has made promising progress since the 2011 Arab Spring, police violence, economic woes and political polarisation could destabilise its transition, reports Jonathan Fenton-Harvey
Jonathan Fenton-Harvey reports on how a sham election with Russian and Iranian support is creating a failed state in Syria
The escalating conflict between Israeli forces, Palestinians and now Israeli Arabs makes the US President’s ‘bothsiderism’ increasingly untenable, says Jonathan Fenton Harvey
The country has been plunged into crisis since the blast, reports Jonathan Fenton-Harvey
Jonathan Fenton-Harvey looks at the latest cease-fire under pressure from the US as the war-torn country faces the dual threats of famine and COVID-19
The second part of Jonathan Fenton-Harvey’s assessment of the Arab Spring explores how the lives of people living in the region could still be improved with the help of a West committed to democratic reform
Boris Johnson has promised Brexit means a Global Britain but plans to cut foreign aid in favour of defence spending is likely to mean the opposite explains Jonathan Fenton-Harvey
Donald Trump’s foreign policy has led to more instability in the Middle East but, as Jonathan Fenton-Harvey reports, the election of Joe Biden may not mean significant change
With the economic fall-out from Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic looming, it is not in the UK Government’s interests to pressure the UAE on its human rights abuses, reports Jonathan Fenton-Harvey
Jonathan Fenton-Harvery reports on the destruction of Europe’s largest refugee camp and argues it exposes the region’s lack of humanity towards those fleeing war
Jonathan Fenton-Harvey reports on how ordinary people have stepped in to pick up the pieces in the wake of the explosion in Beirut, which shockingly laid bare the country’s corrupt status quo
Political posturing has duped the West into celebrating a hollow Arab-Israeli accord, reports Jonathan Fenton-Harvey
While there has been universal condemnation of Israel’s plans to annex parts of the Palestinian West Bank, Jonathan Fenton-Harvey explains how words alone won’t rescue the two-state solution
The UK and US continue to sell arms to the Saudi-led coalition waging war in Yemen – a humanitarian crisis which has severely destabilised the country’s ability to tackle the Coronavirus pandemic.
Cut off from public funds, with rising food prices and diminishing charity support, Jonathan Fenton Harvey reveals the plight of refugees during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Jonathan Fenton-Harvey reports on the dismay of both football fans and human rights campaigners as Prince Mohammad bin Salman al Saud becomes the latest to ‘sportswash’ his reputation.
Jonathan Fenton-Harvey reports on how the popular tourist destination is providing hospitality and support to stranded travellers as well as its own citizens.
Does Sudan’s pledge to hand over Omar Bashir to face genocide charges mark the beginning of a new era?
Jonathan Fenton-Harvey reports on how the Saudia Arabia’s intervention has backfired in a conflict which has already cost 130,000 lives.
While European states focus on their own interests, the EU’s ability to act as a peace-maker in conflict situations will be increasingly restricted, argues Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.
Jonathan Fenton-Harvey on the ominous signs of the new Conservative Government’s stance on repressive regimes.
Tunisians continue to feel disenfranchised with political elites since democracy was established after the Arab Spring in 2011. Can it turn things around?
With the UAE’s ‘World Tolerance Summit’ taking place this week, it is seeking to create a façade of tolerance while crushing dissent – why are the UK and US enabling this?