Arab foreign ministers have demanded that the United States rescind Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, calling it a "grave" development that puts Washington on the same side as "occupation" and the violation of international law.
Sun, 10 Dec, 2017
In an update to her weekly column,, argues that we can never come to the beginning of the end of atrocities such as Nice if we don't understand that Bastille Day doesn't mean the same thing to many Arabs as it does to the French.
Fri, 15 Jul, 2016
Not all countries in the Middle East aspire to a western-style democratic model and it is this misunderstanding of people’s needs that has led to the inexorable rise of IS, writes
Sat, 02 Jul, 2016
Given Orla O’Neill (Letter Irish Examiner, April 11), puts such great store in what Amnesty International has to say, it is reasonable that she also pays attention to what it has to say about the Palestinians whose delusions she panders to.
Tue, 12 Apr, 2016
Wed, 30 Dec, 2015
Betty Purcell’s heartfelt advocacy on behalf of the Arab population in the West Bank is clearly genuine, she describes how “as a teenager, I planned to go and work on a kibbutz, believing that Israel was building an equal and fair society.
Sat, 14 Nov, 2015
Tue, 27 Oct, 2015
Mon, 26 Oct, 2015
Thu, 22 Oct, 2015
Wed, 21 Oct, 2015
The increasingly violent assaults by Israeli Arabs on Israeli Jews has been portrayed in the global media as a consequence of Muslim fears that Israel plans to sieze Al-Haram al-Sharif (more commonly known as Temple Mount or the Dome of the Rock) the third holiest site of Islamic pilgramidge.
Tue, 20 Oct, 2015
Fri, 09 Oct, 2015
The image conjured by Daniel Teegan (25 June), of emaciated Holocaust survivors arriving in post-WW2 Palestine – their only available refuge, into which they had to be smuggled in the face of severe British-imposed entry restrictions – as representatives of “European colonialism” would be laughable if it did not embrace so much tragedy.
Fri, 26 Jun, 2015