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Palestinian flag caught in barbed wire in front of the wall protecting illegal Israeli settlements

Israel and the settlements

Netanyahu′s forked tongue

Stock secularism image (source: www.ncr.sy)

Secularism in the Islamic world

It's a knotty problem

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/K. Wigglesworth)

Sadiq Khan: "Trump is playing into the hands of IS"

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to supporters at Gaziantep on 28.08.2016 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/S. Suna)

Turkish foreign policy

Erdogan′s volte-face

A US soldier stands on his Stryker vehicle as a US military convoy passes into the Czech Republic at Harrachov

US presidential election

Ever the aliens

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

Turkish involvement in Syria

Making enemies

Amr Adly, non-resident scholar of the Carnegie Middle East Center

Egypt's economic and fiscal crisis

Rescuing the sinking ship

Female IS fighter in Syria (photo: picture-alliance/landov)

Islam and violence

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Self-proclaimed jihadists

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

Noam Chomsky in interview

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Obama's sangfroid

Portrait of the Moroccan author Muhammad Zafzaf (source: unknown)

Book review: Muhammad Zafzaf′s ″Elusive Fox″

One rule for them

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

The Chilcot Report

It's a no brainer

Palestinian-Israeli author Sayed Kashua (photo: picture-alliance/Leemage)

Sayed Kashua′s ″Native: Dispatches from a Palestinian-Israeli Life″

His family′s grace

PKK militants in Diyabarkir (photo: STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

The Turkish-Kurdish conflict

Friend and foe

Homophobic graffiti on a house wall (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. Nimani)

Islam and homophobia

The hatred on our doorstep

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