Politics

A Palestinian and a Jewish woman join hands during the recent Women Wage Peace march staged across Israel and the Palestinian territories (photo: Reuters/R. Zvulun)

Israeli-Palestinian relations

Entering a new era?

Saudi women in a book cafe in Jeddah (photo: Getty Images/A. Hilabi)

Saudi Arabia′s labour market

Loosing the chains

Demonstration for freedom and democracy in Bahrain in September 2012 (photo: Reuters/Hamad I Mohammed)

Political discourse in the Arab world

Last ditch democracy

It is two years since the summer of Germany′s open-door policy: volunteers assist refugees arriving at Munich railway station on 5 September 2015 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Germany's refugee influx two years on

Where there's a will

Palestinians don masks of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas leader Ismail Haniya's faces (photo: AP)

Fatah-Hamas rapprochement

Can they keep their cool?

Poster of the Syrian president in East Aleppo (photo: George Ourfalian/AFP)

Ending the civil war

For a different Syria

An Iranian woman holds a placard showing a caricature of Donald Trump during a rally marking the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in February 2017. Millions marched in response to the new U.S. administrationn and a rejection of threatening language (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. Kenare)

Annulling the Iran deal

When amateurs rule

Cover of Markus Bickel′s ″ Die Profiteure des Terrors. Wie Deutschland an Kriegen verdient und arabische Diktaturen stärkt″ (published by Westend)

Germany′s arms exports to the Islamic world

Profiteering from terrorism

Members of a Rohingya family make their way across a muddy field in Teknaf, Bangladesh, having fled Myanmar (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Zumawire/Km Asad)

Myanmar′s persecution of the Rohingya

Existentially naked

Protesters in Morocco demonstrate against the detention of Rif Movement activist Nasser Zefzafi (photo: Reuters)

Reform in Morocco

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Sapping the political will

Destruction in Aleppo (photo: picture-alliance)

Reconstruction in Syria

The next battleground

German-Israeli historian Moshe Zimmermann (photo: DW)

Interview with Israeli historian Moshe Zimmermann

AfD's success comparable with the rise of the Nazis

Two Iranian women walk past graffiti (skull atop the Statue of Liberty) on the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Iran and the USA

Trump's UN debut: The axis of evil is back

Anti-AfD demonstration (photo: dpa)

Germany′s election result

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Facing down the AfD: We shall not be moved!

Sebastian Kurz, leader of Austria′s People′s Party (OVP), addresses the OVP party conference in Linz on 01.07.2017 (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Muslims in Austria

October elections: Beware of Islamophobes

Symbolic Palestinian image: reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with Bettina Marx, head of the Heinrich Boll Foundation in Ramallah

Hamas' olive branch: ″Palestinians want reconciliation″

Muslim woman voting in Berlin during the last general election (photo: Rainer Jensen/dpa)

Germany's general election

Calling all Muslim voters: ″Won′t vote″ won′t wash

Turkish soldier in a tank near Jarabulus on the Syrian-Turkish border, September 2016 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/B. Kilic)

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Securitising Turkish foreign policy: Turning back the clock

Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood show the ″R4bia″ symbol as a sign of their solidarity with the destroyed Rabaa protest sit-in in August 2013 (photo: Wikipedia)

Middle East

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Egypt′s Muslim Brotherhood: The seed of violence

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