Politics

From left: Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, Omar al-Bashir and Hailemariam Desalegn join hands in a show of unity on 23 March 2015 (photo: Ashraf Shazly/AFP/Getty Images)

Dam treaty between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan

Who owns the Nile?

A sandal rests on the head of a demolished statue of Saddam Hussein in Baghdad (photo: AP)

Interview with Iraqi political scientist Ghassan Al-Attiyah

A nation torn apart

Still from a Moroccan television show in which Abdallah Laroui made an appearance

The Moroccan thinker Abdallah Laroui

A modernist who defends theocracy

A Palestinian flag caught in barbed wire near Ni'lin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Israeli economist Shir Hever

An economy of disparities

People filling containers with water from a water tanker in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa (photo: Reuters)

Yemeni refugees in Cairo

An unwelcome exile

"Nuclear power? No thanks!" Anti-nuclear demonstrators in Istanbul (photo: Reuters)

Turkey's nuclear programme

Why Turkey won't go nuclear

President Erdogan attends the Turkish International Ceremony at Mehmetcik Abidesi Martyrs Memorial to commemorate the centenary of the Gallipoli Campaign, 24 April 2015 (photo: Getty Iamges/ C. Koall)

Rapprochement between Erdogan and the Turkish Army

Short-term tactic or long-term strategy?

Turkish National Defence Minister Ismet Yilmaz (front) lays flowers on the graves of fallen soldiers, Gallipoli, 25 April 2014 (photo: imago/Xinhua)

The AKP's version of Turkish history

Contrasting interpretations of Gallipoli

A man visits the exhibition "Speaking to one another", a collection of personal memories of the past in Turkey and Armenia (photo: DW)

The German Empire and the Armenian genocide

Turning a blind eye

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (left) and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi General Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi on 31 May 2014 (photo: dpa/picture alliance)

Germany's Middle East Policy

Is Germany changing tack?

Members of the Syrian opposition in Aleppo (photo: Odd Anderson/AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with Nader Othman, deputy PM of the Syrian interim government

People want professionals, not Facebook heroes

Remembering the victims of the Taliban attack on a military school in December 2014 in Peshwar, Pakistan (photo: DW/F. Khan)

Islam in Pakistan

The myth of the Muslim monolith

Members of the Druze community in Syria holding up Syrian flags during a demonstration of loyalty to the regime in Majdal Sams (photo: picture-alliance)

The Druze in the Syrian conflict

Potential to tip the scales

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (photo: Reuters/A. Cohen)

Nuclear negotiations with Iran

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Netanyahu down a diplomatic cul-de-sac

Saudi Defence Minister Prince Mohammed bin Salman and soldiers (photo: Reuters/Saudi Press Agency)

Saudi Arabia and the conflict in Yemen

Saudi actions backfire

Protests in Tunis against the trial of blogger Yassine Ayari in a military court (photo: AFP/Fethi Belaid)

The Tunisian judiciary

Piecemeal change as reform stalls

Members of the Tunisian Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Radical Islamist groups in Tunisia

Tunisian-style jihad

Press conference after the announcement that agreement had been reached in Lausanne by the representatives of Iran, the five UN veto powers and Germany (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Nuclear talks with Iran

The long hoped-for breakthrough

The Palestinian-Jordanian political scientist and journalist Rami G. Khouri (photo: AP)

Interview with Rami G. Khouri

Fragmentation of the Arab world

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