IInterview with the author Garance le Caisne
Caesar and the butcher of Damascus
Saudi-US relations
Chilly diplomacy
Tunisia and IS
Craving genuine alliance
Feminists in Turkey
Looking to big sister

Interview with the journalist and author Garance le Caisne

In her book ″Codename Caesar. Im Herzen der syrischen Todesmaschinerie″ (Codename Caesar. At the heart of the Syrian death machine) Garance le Caisne reveals Bashar al-Assad′s system of torture and the efforts of ″Caesar″ the photographer to put an end to the murder. Interview by Ruth Renee ReifRead more

Saudi-US relations

Relations between the US and its long-term ally Saudi Arabia are at an historically low ebb. President Barack Obama′s recent visit to Saudi Arabia did little to improve the situation. Bernard Haykel, professor of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University, provides an analysisRead more

Tunisia and IS

Terrorism is threatening the only democracy to emerge from the Arab spring. Tunisia needs more support from the international community if it is to win the war on terror, writes Tawfik JelassiRead more

Feminists in Turkey

The extent to which the ruling AKP party will be able to reshape Turkey according to Islamist notions will depend in part on whether it is able to impose its conservative policies in the field of women's rights. By Joseph CroitoruRead more

Politics

US President Barack Obama at the Gulf Co-operation Summit in Riyadh on 21.04.2016 (photo: Reuters/K. Lamarque)

Saudi-US relations

Chilly diplomacy

French journalist and author Garance Le Caisne (photo: private)

Interview with the journalist and author Garance le Caisne

Caesar and the butcher of Damascus

Residents behind the military blockade preventing access to Sur in Diyarbakir (photo: Reuters/S. Kayar)

Diyarbakir and the Turkish military offensive

The spoils of urban warfare

Demonstration commemorating the victims of the Bardo Museum attack on 19.03.2015 (photo: DW/Sarah Mersch)

Tunisia and IS

Craving genuine alliance

Society

Supporters of women′s rights demonstrate in Ankara against Turkey′s ban on abortions (photo: AP)

Feminists in Turkey

Looking to big sister

Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar (photo: DW)

A report by Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar

″Pinning our hopes on a murderer″

Emdadullah Mohammand, a refugee from Afghanistan in Germany

Refugees in Germany

Hanging in the balance

Symbolic image of a handshake (photo: colorbox)

The Swiss handshake controversy

A mountain out of a molehill

Culture

Photo of the author Evelyn Waugh, 1940 (source: Carl Van Vechten Photographs Collection, Library of Congress, USA)

Evelyn Waugh′s ″Labels: A Mediterranean Journal″

Egypt revisited

John Baily and Veronica Doubleday in Geneva (photo: private)

Non-fiction: ″War, Exile and the Music of Afghanistan″ by John Baily

Without music, no humanity

The last German emperor, Kaiser Wilhelm II (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

″Simplicissimus″ and the Palestine issue

Satire's timeless appeal

Author Rasha Khayat (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Book review: Rasha Khayat′s ″Weil wir langst woanders sind″

A life in limbo