Politics

Flag bearing the likeness of Syrian dictator Assad outside the Syrian Embassy in Beirut (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The decline of humanism in the Arab world

With an iron fist

German-Turkish journalist Cigdem Akyol (photo: Karl-Heinz Kuball)

Erdogan's 'Nazi' accusations

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Politically motivated provocation

Egyptian medic and activist Ahmed Said (photo: private)

Interview with Egyptian activist Ahmed Said

The scorpion's sting

Wilders supporters in the Dutch town of Spijkenisse (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Geert Wilders and the right-wing populists

Heads they win, tails they win

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan giving a speech on 5 March 2017 (photo: Reuters)

German-Turkish relations

No real leverage

Coptic Christians take refuge in the evangelical church in Ismailia, having fled IS in El Arish (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Egyptian Copts flee the Sinai

"They're slaughtering us like chickens"

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visiting Egyptian President Al-Sisi in Ittihadiya Palace in Cairo on 02.03.2017 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Angela Merkel′s visit to Egypt

Blinkered realpolitik

Muslim woman with hijab in France (photo: dpa)

Islam the bogeyman

Tarred with the same brush

Members of the Bavarian Refugee Council demonstrate against deportations to Afghanistan at Munich Airport (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Deportations to Afghanistan

No safe country of origin

National flags of Iran and Saudi Arabia (source: DW)

Iranian-Saudi relations

For better, for worse

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. President Donald Trump during a joint news conference at the White House on 15 February 2017 (photo: Reuters/K. Lamarque)

Resolving the Israel-Palestine conflict

Expect nothing from Trump

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: Reuters/Turkey Presidential Palace)

The achievements of Erdogan

With me or against me

Protesters on Talaat Harb Sqaure in Cairo demonstrate against Abdul Fattah al-Sisi (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Young people and protests in the Arab world

So shall you reap

Chocolate squares bearing the likeness of Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in a confectionery shop in Cairo (photo: Getty Images)

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi′s ascendancy

Sweetness and light?

Interview with Syrian dissident Yassin al-Haj Saleh

Interview with Syrian dissident Yassin al-Haj Saleh

The West's lamentable myopia

Protesters at an anti-Trump demo in Paris (photo: Thomas Samson/Getty Images/AFP)

Trump's Islamophobia

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Lighting the touch paper

Mourners during the burial of Rafsanjani on 10.01.2017 in Tehran (photo: Fars News Agency)

Iran following the death of Rafsanjani

On a knife edge

Mothers of inmates in Al-Aqrab prison demonstrate against visiting bans (source: Twitter)

Egypt′s hotbeds of radicalisation

From inmate to jihadist

Pro-Trump demonstrators in favour of the immigration ban (photo: Reuters/Ringo Chiu)

US Middle East foreign policy

West versus the rest

Public protests against the Algerian government′s economic policy under President Bouteflika (photo: FAROUK BATICHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Unrest in Algeria

Shaking the social foundations

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