Country: Iraq

Anti-IS militia – Kurdish Iraqi women on the front near Mosul (photo: Reuters/A. Jadallah)

The Mosul offensive

In enemy heartland

IS child soldiers (photo: picture-alliance/ZUMA Press/Medyan Dairieh)

The Mosul offensive

The Caliphate's cubs

Award-winning journalist Patrick Cockburn (photo: Martin Hunter)

Non-fiction: ″The Age of Jihad ″ by Patrick Cockburn

A catalogue of blunders

Nadia Murad (photo: picture-alliance/abacapress)

Profile: Nadia Murad

One woman's fight against Islamic State

Oilfield in Syria′s Kurdish Derik (photo: Fabio Bucciarelli/AFP/Getty Images)

Oil and development in the Middle East

A two-edged sword

Sunnis in Fallujah protesting against the Baghdad central government on 28.12.2012 (photo: Karim Kadim/AP)

Solving the conflicts in the Middle East

Tracing the fault lines

Arab revolt in Palestine in 1936 (photo: Public Domain)

Western involvement in the Middle East

A rotten legacy

A damaged window at the police headquarters in Ankara on 18 July 2016 (photo: Reuters/O. Orsal)

Talking Turkey

″What happens on the Bosphorus affects us all″

Turkish tanks rolling towards Jarablus in northern Syria (photo: Reuters)

Turkish involvement in Syria

Making enemies

"Jihad Selfie" (source: YouTube)

″Jihad Selfie″

No one is born a terrorist

Fight or Flight: The Desperate Plight of Iraq’s "Generation 2000" (source: International Crisis Group)

International Crisis Group: Iraq's lost generation

The American linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky (photo: dpa)

Noam Chomsky in interview


Obama's sangfroid

Refugees at night; photo: DW

Kurdish defence

Peshmerga help families flee from IS

The symbolism of the explosives belt (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/dpaweb/M. Saber)

IS terrorism in Europe

Glorifying terminology

Treffen der Außenminister Saudi-Arabien, Türkei, USA und Russland.  Foto: Getty Images

Saudi-Iranian rivalry


And the winner is...

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair: "the world's a better place without Saddam Hussein"

The Chilcot Report

It's a no brainer