Israel

Michael White on a week which brought both a people’s vote and a no-deal Brexit closer.

STEVE ANGLESEY on Nigel Farage, Priti Patel, and crowns another Brexiteer of the Week.

MICHAEL WHITE on the looming conclusion for Brexit’s ring a ring o’roses and why we’re all about to fall down

The life of ballet legend Rudolf Nureyev reads like a novel. As JASON SOLOMONS reports, every amazing chapter is captured in a new documentary film.

Born December 31, 1908; died September 20, 2005. CHARLIE CONNELLY on the extraordinary life of Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal

Anti-Western philosopher Aleksandr Dugin is said to hold sway over Vladimir Putin. But it is not just the Russian president who is in thrall to him. PAUL KNOTT reports

With the Liberal Democrat conference opening in Brighton this weekend, Layla Moran talks to Tim Walker about Brexit, Vince Cable’s proposals for the party - and those rumours she’s about to succeed him.

Comedian Mitch Benn takes to task the political commentators going to absurd lengths in search of the moral high-ground.

Labour leader flounders as zealots keep of agenda on left and right

Jeremy Corbyn’s most vocal fan is going to extreme lengths to defend his idol from Labour’s anti-Semitism crisis. DAVID PAXTON analyses his increasingly-tortured logic.

The Labour peer examines the impact of his party’s internal battle with anti-semitism on its primary job - opposition.

Public health in the UK has been underpinned by a network of cross-border initiatives. But they are all now at risk. Professor MARTIN McKEE reports

Are protests in Jordan the precursor to more Arab Spring turmoil or an encouraging sign that the region might finally be moving in the right direction, asks PAUL KNOTT.

The World Cup has never lived up to its lofty ideals, says GLENN MOORE, as he recounts a history of corruption, match-fixing, boycotts and giving succour to dictatorships.

MICHAEL WHITE is on the hunt for solutions as Europe prepares for its showdown summit.

Steve Bannon is back and has the ear of Trump - but in a more back-room role than ever before.

Popbitch’s Eurovision team give the lowdown on who to watch out for in this year’s contest

In a speech to think tank Progress our editor-at-large lays into Jeremy Corbyn and the failures of the Labour Party

Seventy years since Britain exited Palestine, the region offers a clue to our future and much diminished status

While elements of the British left struggle with the spectre of anti-Semitism, France is facing its own virulent problems.

The new age of political hand holding and cheek kissing on display between world leaders

Israel is hated beyond reason by the Left because the Left craves an enemy whose evil is as great as their imagined capacity for good

It’s hard to keep up with all these claims of plots and counter-plots swirling around the political system, isn’t it?

MICHAEL WHITE on why the prospect of Trump trade wars takes away all the icing

The bloodbath in Eastern Ghouta is a characteristically brutal chapter in the annals of Vladimir Putin’s foreign policy. This time, though, he might not get away with it.

The Iran nuclear deal is hanging by a thread, says former diplomat PAUL KNOTT​, who worked on the agreement. If it fails, the world becomes a much more dangerous place.

What is the likelihood, asks PAUL CONNEW, of the findings of the Mueller probe ever coming to light?

To understand Trump’s move over Jerusalem, you have to look to his fanbase and his finances, suggests ALBERT SCARDINO

The time has come for the EU to use its influence to drive reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah and restore hope in the Palestinian territory

There is a rare chance of peace in Syria. But, Hamish De Bretton-Gordon writes, Brexit is getting in the way of the UK and the EU playing the role we should.

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