England's Declan Rice (L) and Jack Grealish (R) take a knee ahead of the football match against Romania at the Riverside Stadium in Middlesbrough, England on 6 June, 2021.

Opinion: Those fans who are booing as the English national football team takes the knee are on the wrong side of history, writes Sam Hamad.


Opinion: While Egypt played a major role in bringing about the Hamas-Israel ceasefire, many are suspicious of its motives, writes Malek Wannous.

Men ride a motorcycle past debris outside a hospital damaged after a reported airstrike in Northeast Syria on 10 July, 2019. [Getty]

Opinion: The World Health Organization's continued co-operation with Assad's murderous regime is in direct contradiction with its humanitarian mandate

Republicans Israel Congress - Getty

Opinion: Blocking aid to Gaza while selling huge amounts of weaponry to Israel makes the US complicit in Israel's oppression of the Palestinian people

Algeria election - Getty

Opinion: Algerian politics is caught in a struggle between loyal proponents of the old regime, and an uncompromising protest movement, writes Yasmina

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