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In Their Own Juice

According to press reports, President Barack Obama has decided to let Binyamin Netanyahu and Mahmoud Abbas “stew in their own juice.”... [read more]

Iran - A Travelogue to Home Away from Home

David Rhani describes his latest trip to Iran... [read more]

The Promise of the New and the Delusion of the Old

In 1952 the Egyptian Army Officers' Revolution of the 23 July brought in a new era of hope and pride. By 1967 it had brought us Arabs to the brink of disaster... [read more]

For Pope Francis the liberal, this promises to be a very bloody Sunday

Francis is the poster pope for progressives. But canonising a genocidal missionary like Junípero Serra epitomises the Catholic history problem, writes George Monbiot.... [read more]

Recipes for Disaster

George Monbiot asked whether it is about time the media stopped publishing recipes for threatened fish?... [read more]