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Tunisians demonstrate against terrorism following the Sousse attack (photo: picture-alliance/AA/Y. Gaidi)

After the Sousse attack

United against terror

Alaya Allani, professor of contemporary history at the Manouba University in Tunis (photo: Beat Stauffer)

Interview with Alaya Allani, an expert on Islamism

"The jihadists have no social base in Libya"

Syrian opposition fighters get ready to destroy a poster of President Bashar al-Assad, early June 2015 (photo: DW/AA/I. Hariri)

The Assad regime and the civil war in Syria

Clash of barbarisms

Gulistan Gurbey (photo: private)

Interview with Turkish political scientist Gulistan Gurbey

Litmus test for Turkish democracy

Protests in Berlin against the arrest of Ahmed Mansour in Berlin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/P.Zinken)

The case of Al Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour

A politically motivated incident?

Hassan al-Turabi (photo: AFP/Getty Images/A. Shazly)

Profile: Sudanese opposition politician Hassan al-Turabi

The grand tactician

A supporter of the pro-Kurdish HDP in Diyarbakir celebrates after the announcement of the election result (photo: Getty Images/B. Kara)

Turkey after the general election

No balcony speeches for Erdogan

Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: picture-alliance/RIA Novosti/dpa)

Parliamentary election in Turkey

Erdogan's biggest political defeat

Ballot being cast by a Turkish expat in the Turkish presidential election in Karlsruhe, Germany, 31 July 2014 (photo: Uli Deck/dpa)

Parliamentary election in Turkey

An absolute majority hangs in the balance

Recep Tayyip Erdogan (left) and Vladimir Putin during Erdogan's state visit to Russia, St Petersburg, 22 November 2013 (photo: Reuters)

Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin

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Sunni Islam meets Russian orthodoxy

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi (photo: imago/Xinhua)

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi's state visit to Germany

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A dictator in Berlin

Market in Kasserine (photo: Beat Stauffer)

Jihadism in Tunisia

The invisible enemy

Dr Michael Luders (photo: dpa/Arno Burgi)

Interview with Middle East expert Michael Luders

"Homs is likely to be IS's next target"

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

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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

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