Politics

Turkish soldiers at a checkpoint between Mardin and Cizre (photo: Reuters/Sertar Kayar)

Electioneering in Turkish Kurdistan

Masters of the blame game

Supporters of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan react during an election rally in Istanbul, Turkey, 17 June 2018 (photo: Reuters/Osman Orsal)

Countdown to the Turkish election

Erdogan beats the nationalist drum

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: Mikhail Metzel/TASS/dpa)| Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Comparison: India and Turkey

The Modi-Erdogan parallel

Palestinian protests in Gaza, May 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/ZUMAPRESS.com)

Clashes along the Israeli-Gazan border

What hope for the Palestinians?

Protests in front of Jordanian government headquarters in Amman on 4 June 2018 (photo: Mohammad Hamed/Reuters)

Protests in Jordan

"The status quo has to go"

ALT.Tags: German engineers complete construction of a turbine (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

European trade with Iran

"Now we're backpedalling"

Mahathir Mohamad smiles during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur on 10 May 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/A. Hoe)

Malaysiaʹs Mahathir targets corruption

Graft links to the Gulf

Pro-Assad demonstrators in Damascus in 2015 (photo: Reuters)

Carving up Syria

Reserved for Assad loyalists

From left: EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, with the foreign ministers of Iran, France, Germany and the United Kingdom (photo: picture-alliance/Photoshot)

Rescuing the nuclear deal with Iran

Europe should negotiate without the U.S.

Muharrem Ince, seen as a strong contender to end president Recep Tayyip Erdogan's 16 year rule next month and presidential candidate of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), waves to supporters in Menderes, Turkey on 27 May 2018 (photo: picture alliance/AP Photo/CHP/Z. Koseoglu)

Turkey's snap election

The calculus of alliances

The flags of Saudi Arabia, the European Union and Germany (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Saudi Arabia and the West

Europe's window of opportunity

Supporters of General Khalifa Haftar in Benghazi (photo: Reuters)

Khalifa Haftar's role in the Libyan civil war

The fight against political Islam

A Palestinian women records events at a protest in Gaza (photo: Getty Images/S. Platt)

Gaza protests

Inescapable vortex of violence

Supporters of Shia cleric Muqtada al Sadr in Baghdad following the election victory of the Sairun list (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Iraqʹs political future

Entering a new era

Demonstration in Tehran against the USA following Americaʹs withdrawal from the nuclear agreement (photo: Reuters)

Deal drop triggers power struggle in Iran

Trump gifts the hawks of Tehran

On 08.05.2018, U.S. President Donald Trump seals the United Statesʹ departure from the nuclear deal with Iran (photo: Reuters/J. Ernst)

U.S. de-certifies Iran nuclear deal

Madmen at the helm

 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"

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