Topic: Syrian Civil War

Jihadist fighers for Islamic State (photo: Colourbox/krbss)

The Paris attacks and Arab responsibility

Are we accomplices?

French soldiers patrol the subway in Marseille (photo: Reuters/J. P. Pelissier)

Paris aftermath

Jihadists drive the wedge deeper

The French political scientist and Islamic studies expert Olivier Roy (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with the Islam expert Olivier Roy

European Islam: destined to be ignored

Civilians flee Assad's bombs in Aleppo (photo: Reuters)

Chronicle of a war foretold

Redefining the "Syrian" conflict

"Nawa" CD cover (photo: Jason Hamacher/Lost Origins Productions)

Syria and the "Lost Origin Sound" project

The timely involvement of a punk rocker

US Foreign Minister John Kerry with Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo (photo: Reuters/B. Smialowski)

The West and the Islamic world

The despotic temptation

German-Iranian writer and Islamic Studies expert Navid Kermani gives his acceptance speech on receiving the German Book Trade’s Peace Prize at a ceremony in the Paulskirche in Frankfurt on Main, 18.10.2015 (photo: Arne Dedert/dpa)

Navid Kermani′s Peace Prize acceptance speech

Freeing Islam from the clutches of the fanatics

The ″Knotted Gun″ peace symbol at the United Nations in New York (photo: imago stock&people)

Solutions to the Syrian conflict

Diplomacy rather than deadlock

Russian Sukhoi Su-27 fighter jets (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Y. Kochetkov)

Russia′s air strikes in Syria

Courting the aggressor

Islamic State (IS) flag and placard in Daquq district, south of Kirkuk (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Ibrahim)

Volker Perthes: "The end of the Middle East, as we know it"

The end of Sykes-Picot?

A Syrian woman in Aleppo flees an air raid by Assad′s regime (photo: Khaled Khatib/AFP/Getty Images)

The global risks of an imploding Middle East

A region in flames

The German philosopher, Juergen Habermas (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Juergen Habermas awarded Kluge Prize for Philosophy

″Asylum is a human right″

The Syrian philosopher Sadiq Jalal al-Azm (photo: DW/Khaled Salameh)

Portrait of the Syrian intellectual Sadiq al-Azm

Critical philosopher and political activist

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″