Topic: Syrian Civil War

Foreign fighters allied with the PPU in Syria (photo: DW/K. Sheikho)

Combatting Islamic State

Foreign fighters ″crusade″ against IS

Syrian author Samar Yazbek (photo: Deutsche Welle/Manaf Azzam)

An interview with Syrian author Samar Yazbek

″The Crossing: My Journey to the Shattered Heart of Syria″

Kristin Helberg (photo: Jan Kulke/photoartberlin)

Kristin Helberg goes on record about the Syrian conflict


″We need an alternative to Assad″

A Syrian refugee in Berlin with an Angela Merkel placard (photo: DW/S. Amri)

The Arab view of the European refugee crisis

Ludicrous squabbling

Syrian refugees at the Serbian-Hungarian border (photo: Getty Images/AFP/E. Barukcic)

The Syrian exodus

"Stop Assad's bombs, then we'll go back"

The Syrian refugee Alaa Houd (photo: DW/Claudia Dehn)

One Syrian refugee’s story

″I could no longer live in Syria″

The French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Refugee crisis in Europe

The price of European indifference

Palestinians burn an image of President Assad (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Civil war in Syria

First Assad, then "Islamic State"

Leila and Mustafa (photo: DW/Louise Osborne)

Syrian refugees in Turkey on the Syrian conflict

Keeping the revolution alive

Azraq refugee camp in the Jordanian desert (photo: World Vision/R. Neufeld)

Jordan and the influx of refugees


The true Samaritans

Druze men residing in Israel watching smoke rise from the Syrian Druze village of Hader, 16 June 2015 (photo: JALAA MAREY/AFP/Getty Images)

Druze in the Golan Heights

Squeezed between occupation and civil war

Men mourning a Turkish soldier killed in the fight against IS militia (photo: picture-alliance/AA/E. Ozdemir)

After the attack in Suruc

Turkey fighting on two fronts

Rafik Schami during a reading at 2014 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Horst Galuschka)

Profile: the Syrian–German author Rafik Schami

An exile in his homeland

The Roman amphitheatre in Suwaida, Syria (photo: Wikipedia)

Archaeological artefacts and sites in Syria

When historical treasures become pawns in a civil war

From left: German Minister for Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iranian ambassador to IAEA Ali Akbar Salehi and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Vienna, 14 July, 2015 (photo: Reuters/L. Foeger)

Nuclear agreement with Iran

A major historic breakthrough