Politics

Bazaar in Damascus (photo: picture-alliance/bildagentur-online.com)

The economic impact of the Syrian war

Escaping the Middle East's violence trap

US President Obama during a summit meeting with representatives of the Gulf Cooperation Council at Camp David (photo: Reuters/K. Lamarque)

Saudi Arabia's nuclear plans and Iran

Is a nuclear arms race looming in the Gulf?

A building in Faj Attan, near Sanaa, destroyed in a Saudi airstrike (photo: Reuters/M. Al Sayaghi)

The Yemen conflict

The threat of a regional conflagration

Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Death sentence against Mohammed Morsi

Democracy is futile

A Free Syrian Army fighter in a prison in Aleppo (photo: picture-alliance/abaca)

Political prisoners in Syria

Around-the-clock torture

The UN security council voting on a Syria resolution on 22 February 2014 (photo: Reuters)

The Syrian conflict

The illusion of a political solution

A man sifting through rubble on a street in the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp south of Damascus, Syria (photo: picture-alliance/epa/Y. Badawi)

Syria and the international community

The least we can do for Syria

A Saudi soldier on the Yemeni border (photo: imago/Xinhua)

Military intervention in the Islamic world

What good is an Arab military alliance?

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

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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

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