[The Guardian] pm: Tough security enabled today's race in Bahrain to go ahead in Manama, but have opponents claimed moral victory, reports the Guardian's Middle East editor, Ian Black: Nearby villages were described as being under "undeclared curfew".
[The Guardian] pm: Ian Black, the Guardian's Middle East editor, has filed a news story taking an overview of the situation in Bahrain, where tens of thousands of anti-government protesters confronted police during the final preparations for Sunday's showcase
[The Guardian (blog)] LCCSY (@LccSy) April 9, pm: Today's violence in Syria foretells a "near certain failure" to meet Tuesday's UN-imposed deadline for government troop withdrawals and a ceasefire, Guardian Middle East editor Ian Black writes.
For most observers, the lesson is clear: western and Arab governments alike badly need the Gulf region's energy and financial resources. That's why Bahrain's spring is already over. Ian Black, Middle East editor guardian.co.uk ...
Middle East editor Ian Black talks about the importance of not accepting things at face value when reporting from a […] conflict zone Emma Graham-Harrison Suzanne Goldenberg Alex Healey Guy Grandjean Ian Black Martin Chulov
They want their country to be a successful unitary state, and perhaps over time it can be. Ian Black, Middle East editor […] demands for democracy in cities across Libya that caused the carnage. As both Ian Black and Luke Harding note, Libya is in a