Country: Syria

Kurds celebrating Nowruz Festival in Istanbul (photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Kurdistan

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The future of a people: Good Kurd, bad Kurd

A man stands in the martyrs' section of Isfahan cemetery (photo: Philipp Breu)

Iran′s ″Holy Defence″

Dulce et decorum est...

An injured girl waiting for medical treatment in the Syrian town of Duma (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Syria′s traumatised children

The horror that never fades

Libyan man passes billboard of Gaddafi′s face and the Arabic tag ″God is great″, Tripoli 2009 (source: AP/Ben Curtis)

Arab nationalism and political Islam

Secularism – ″the other option″?

Cairo band ″Les Petits Chats″ (photo: Les Petits Chats)

Jazz in the Arab world

The roots of fusion

A woman walks past Egyptian army tanks in downtown Cairo (photo: dpa)

Authoritarian rule in the Arab world

Fear of change

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im (photo: scholarblogs.emory.edu/aannaim)

Interview with Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im

"We are in the middle of a transformative process"

Iraqi soldiers celebrate the re-capture of Mosul (photo: Getty Images/AFP/F. Senna)

Islamic State

Down but not necessarily out

Mural in Damascus showing former Syrian dictator Hafiz al-Assad with his sons (photo: Reuters)

Violence in the Arab world

Born of a barbaric state

What remains of the al-Hadba minaret belonging to Mosul′s 12th century Great Al-Nuri Mosque (photo: Reuters)

Cultural heritage in Syria and Iraq

Casualties of war

Caricature by Sergey Elkin shows Obama drawing a succession of red lines, while Trump draws missiles (source: DW)

Battle for Syria

Trump's constructive ignorance

The ruins of Aleppo in northern Syria (photo: Reuters/A. Ismail)

Book review: Niroz Malek′s ″Der Spaziergaenger von Aleppo″

Surviving in the death zone

Anti-corruption protests in the Moroccan city of Al-Hoceima on 3 June 2017 (photo: Reuters/Youssef Boudlal)

Social unrest in the Arab world

Guilty of gross negligence

Syrian refugees at the Turkish-Syrian border in Gaziantep (photo: picture-alliance)

"Stranded. Refugees between Syria and Europe"

Forever in transit

Syrian author Ramy al-Asheq (photo: Juliette Moarbes)

Interview with the Syrian writer Ramy al-Asheq

"Refugee is my situation"

The Public Prosecutor General′s coat of arms in Karlsruhe (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Assad's crimes tried in German courts?

Hoping for justice

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