Politics

A supporter waving a Turkish flag bearing the image of Ataturk (photo: dpa)

The Nazi glorification of Ataturk

Ankara's shining star

Taliban in Helmand Province (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

"Islamic State" versus "Taliban Emirate"

One caliph too many

Protests against Houthi militias in Taiz (Photo: Reuters/Mohamed al-Sayaghi)

Political crisis in Yemen

Teetering on the brink

Supporters of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) watch as leader Arvind Kejriwal is sworn in as Delhi chief minister, 14 February 2015 (photo: picture-alliance/Zuma Press/A. Shivaani)

India's anti-corruption champion Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi's new broom very nearly makes a clean sweep

Demonstration in Amman in support of the Jordanian government in the fight against terrorism (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/R. Adayleh)

After the murder of the pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh

Rage, not fear

Flowers and a placard laid for the two men who were killed by an assassin in Copenhagen at the weekend (photo: AP)

After the Copenhagen attacks

"We are not afraid"

A masked man during the football riots in Cairo, 8 February 2015 (photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Egyptian soccer stadium deaths

Black day for the "White Knights"

Protests against IS's killing of the Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh Amman, 6 February 2015 (photo: picture-alliance/epa/J. Nasrallah)

Killing of Jordanian pilot

United in sorrow, united against IS

Saudi Arabia's former king, Abdullah, and former Iranian President, Ahmadinejad, at a Gulf Co-operation Council summit (photo: Reuters)

Saudi Arabia and Iran after the death of King Abdullah

No prospect of rapprochement

President Obama and King Salman bin Abdulaziz (photo: Reuters)

The West's strategy in the Middle East

Hollow alliance

A photo of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad hangs on a ruined building in Al-Dukhaneya on the outskirts of Damascus (photo: Reuters/Omar Sanadiki)

Peace initiatives for Syria

Negotiate locally, implement internationally

Tahrir Square in Cairo was cordoned off by the army on 25 January 2015 (photo: Reuters/M. Abd El Ghany)

Fourth anniversary of Egypt's January Revolution

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Graveyard silence replaces revolutionary euphoria

Houthis outside the presidential palace in Sanaa (photo: dpa)

The crisis in Yemen

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The primacy of stability over real change

British Communities and Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/ Joe Giddens)

Minister's letter to British Muslim leaders

A deficit of trust

A fighter from Zintan brigade watches as smoke rises after rockets fired by one of Libya's militias struck and ignited a fuel tank, Tripoli, 2 August 2014 (photo: Reuters)

Civil war in Libya

A stateless society

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, who died last week (photo: Reuters)

On the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

"Riyalpolitik", conservatism and modernisation

Houthi rebels at a checkpoint in Yemen (photo: Reuters/K. Abdullah)

Power struggle in Yemen

An unstable situation turns critical

A sign reading "Stop Multi-culti. My homeland will remain German" at a Pegida demonstration in Dresden, 12 January 2015 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/A. Burgi)

After the Paris attacks

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The dangerous "alliance" between Islamism and Islamophobia

Imam Djelloul Seddiki (right) during a meeting between Pope Francis and French imams in the Vatican (photo: Reuters)

Interview with the French imam Djelloul Seddiki

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"Extremist groups want to impose on us a clash of civilisations"

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