Politics

 Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (centre) makes a speech during the 23rd session of the Palestinian National Council at the Ahmad Al-Shukairy Conference Hall in the Presidential Office in Ramallah, West Bank on 30 April 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/AA/I. Rimawi)

The Abbas controversy

No excuse for anti-Semitism

Lebanese premier Saad Hariri casting his vote in a polling station in Beirut on 6 May (photo: Reuters)

Election fallout in Lebanon

Co-operation is key

U.S. President Donald Trump leaves after announcing his decision about the nuclear deal with Iran during a speech at the White House, 8 May 2018 (photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. de-certifies Iran nuclear deal

Tread softly, President Trump

Israeli author Amos Oz (photo: Imago/Leemage)

Interview with Israeli author Amos Oz

"I want peace"

Raed Saleh, SPD politician in Berlin (photo: Reuters/Axel Schmidt)

Interview with German politician Raed Saleh

Beware of "anti-Semites in Armani suits"

U.S. President Donald Trump (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

U.S. politics in Syria

Trump, Syria – and the threat of regional conflagration

Electioneering billboard in Beirut, Lebanon, showing the current prime minister, Saad Hariri, who is running for re-election (photo: Reuters/M. Azakir)

Parliamentary elections in Lebanon

Much ado about nothing

Ansar al-Din Islamists in Mali (photo: AP)

Radical Islamism

Negotiating with jihadists?

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (l) greets Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah (r) upon his arrival in Tehran on 1 June 2014. Kuwait's Emir started a landmark visit to Tehran focussed on mending fences between Shia Iran and the Sunni-ruled monarchies in the Gulf (photo: Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)

Geopolitics in the Middle East

End the Arab-Iranian tug-of-war

Israeli historian Zeev Sternhell (photo: Inge Gunther)

Interview with Israeli historian Zeev Sternhell

Two states? A Sisyphean task

Bangladesh remembers the Rana Plaza textile factory collapse (photo: Reuters)

Bangladesh remembers the Rana Plaza disaster

Jobless and hopeless five years on

Voting in Iraq – voters at a Baghdad polling station (photo: ABAH ARAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Parliamentary elections in Iraq

Shifting towards Iran?

Barbed wire in front of the container terminal in the port of Hamburg, Germany (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

EU and the Maghreb

Fair trade for a level playing field

Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen at his house in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania (photo: Reuters/C. Mostoller)

The Gulen movement and the failed coup in Turkey

Harmless is not the word

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (photo: picture-alliance)

Political transformation under Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi Arabiaʹs perilous pivot

Man wearing a kippah takes part in an anti-Semitism demonstration in Berlin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/M. Hitija)

Germany’s anti-Semitism problem

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Jew, Israeli, Zionist

Buddhist monks demonstrate in Rangoon in 2012 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Ye Aung Thu)

Islamophobia in Asia

What drives Buddhist anti-Muslim feeling?

Journalist Souad Mekhennet (photo: imago/Muller-Stauffenberg)

Interview with Washington Post correspondent Souad Mekhennet

Speaks with jihadists

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