Country: Iran

The Orient in flux: in 1798 Napoleon′s troops landed in Egypt and dealt a stunning blow to the Muslim Mamluks (source: Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images)

Enlightenment in the Islamic world

Refuting the 'westernisation' narrative

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during the Vision 2030 presentation – a plan to transform the Saudi economy (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Reform in Saudi Arabia

Progress or megalomania?

Iranian author Nava Ebrahimi (photo: Katrin Ohlendorf)

Young Iranian women writers in Germany

Patchwork identities

Shia militias move into the Iraqi province of Nineveh (photo: Reuters/A. Jalal)

Fighting over Kurdish independence

A political fiasco

Poster of the Syrian president in East Aleppo (photo: George Ourfalian/AFP)

Ending the civil war

For a different Syria

An Iranian woman holds a placard showing a caricature of Donald Trump during a rally marking the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in February 2017. Millions marched in response to the new U.S. administrationn and a rejection of threatening language (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. Kenare)

Annulling the Iran deal

When amateurs rule

Stained glass window in Berlin′s Sehitlik Mosque (photo: dpa)

Non-fiction: ″Religious criticism around 1900″

Middle Eastern philosophy's take on Islam

Two Iranian women walk past graffiti (skull atop the Statue of Liberty) on the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Iran and the USA

Trump's UN debut: The axis of evil is back

Ebrahim Yazdi during a press conference in Tehran in 2005 (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Obituary: dissident Ebrahim Yazdi

An emblematic figure of Iranian politics bows out

The Silk Road Ensemble (source: silkroad.org)

The Silk Road Ensemble

"The Music of Strangers": A quest for perfect harmony

Turkish soldier in a tank near Jarabulus on the Syrian-Turkish border, September 2016 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/B. Kilic)

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Securitising Turkish foreign policy: Turning back the clock

The Sukkot Shalom synagogue, one of more than 20 synagogues in Tehran (photo: DW)

Judaism in Iran

The minority perspective: ″Jews and Muslims respect each other″

Veiled Iranian women at Babolsar on the Caspian Sea (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/M. UPI/Maryam Rahmanian)

Women's rights in Iran

Farewell compulsory veiling? Time to go with the flow

Owner of Saint German football club, Nasser al-Khelaifi and Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani attend a training session in Doha, 2012 (photo: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images)

Soft power and football

Qatar vs. UAE: The not-so-beautiful game

Singer with the band project "Nishtiman" (photo: youtube)

The Kurdish people

Nishtiman music project: Transcending what divides

Iranians celebrate Rouhani′s election victory in Tehran (source: IRNA)

The Islamic Republic

The West's Iran policy: For real change through trade

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