Politics

Nusra Front Islamists burn an Assad poster in Idlib (photo: Getty Images/AFP/O. Haj Kadour)

Charges against Bashar al-Assad

His turn will come

Cake celebrating the opening of the 2nd Suez Canal: "Long live Egypt!"

Post-revolution transformation in Egypt and Tunisia

Let them eat cake!

Afghan soldiers fighting for Iran, casualties of the Syrian conflict

Syrian conflict

The price of acceptance

 Fighters of the Libya's UN-backed government. Foto: Reuters

Libya′s domestic crisis

On the road to nowhere

Sihem Bensedrine, president of Tunisia′s Truth and Dignity Commission (photo: Sarah Mersch)

Interview with Sihem Bensedrine

"We mustn't forget what happened!"

The sun sets behind the minarets of the Suleima Mosque in Istanbul (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/R. Witschel)

Turkey′s EU accession negotiations

The big freeze

German-Bulgarian author Ilja Trojanow (photo: picture-alliance)

Guest columnist Ilja Trojanow

It′s not a black and white world!

German author and journalist Cigdem Akyol (picture-alliance/dpa/D.Bockwoldt)

Press freedom in Turkey

Writing in a state of fear

Stand selling t-shirts in the Old City of Jerusalem (photo: Ahmad Gharabli/AFP)

US foreign policy under Trump

Peace in our time?

Donald Trump during the US election campaign (photo: Getty Images)

Arab reactions to Donald Trump′s election victory

The jihadists' dream

Barbara Lochbihler, Euro MP for the German Green party and former chair of Amnesty International Deutschland (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Euro MP Barbara Lochbihler on the Mosul offensive

″Further conflict is inevitable″

Morocco′s prime minister Abdelilah Benkirane following the election success of the PJD in October 2016 (photo: Reuters/Youssef Boudlal)

Moderate Islamism in Morocco

An unlikely success story

Symbolic image of the flags of Iran and the USA (photo: Colourbox/Getty Images)

US-Iranian relations following the presidential election

It's a chill wind

Erdogan′s Turkey

Spinning out of control

Protesters in Rabat demand justice in the wake of Mouhcine Fikri's death

Unrest in Morocco

Condemned to eke out a living

Anti-governmental protests in Bahrain (photo: AP/picture-alliance)

Liberalism in the Arab world

Merely treading water

Egyptian reading the daily newspaper ″Al-Masry al-Yaum″ (photo: Mosa′ab Elshamy)

Arab reactions to the coup aftermath in Turkey

The problem with role models

Sarit Michaeli, B′Tselem spokeswoman (photo: Sarit Michaeli)

Interview with Sarit Michaeli from B′Tselem

Creeping annexation

Anti-IS militia – Kurdish Iraqi women on the front near Mosul (photo: Reuters/A. Jadallah)

The Mosul offensive

In enemy heartland

Turkish author Elif Shafak (photo: dpa)

Interview with Turkish author Elif Shafak

Democracy in a downward spiral

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