Politics

Anti-fracking protests in Ain Salah (photo: Billal Bensalem/ABACAPRESS.COM)

Anti-fracking protests in Algeria

Revolution rising up from the desert?

Farah Hached (left) and Wahid Ferchichi at the presentation of the three-volume study "Tunisian Revolution and Security Challenges" (photo: Sarah Mersch)

NGO report on the Jasmine Revolution and security in Tunisia

How to make the transition from dictatorship to democracy

Protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh, denouncing the brutal murder of blogger Avijit Roy on 26 February 2015 (photo: DW)

Rising tension in Bangladesh

Fundamentalists take centre stage amid political discord

Protests against Bashar al-Assad on 25 May 2012 in Daraa, Syria (photo: Reuters)

Four years of war in Syria

Where the uprising began and still lives on

Supporters of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu celebrate as election results come in, Tel Aviv, 17 March 2015 (photo: Getty Images/L. Mizrahi)

General election in Israel

Disillusionment and hope

A Shia imam and a Shia fighter in Iraq (photo: Reuters)

Sunni-Shia conflict

The enemy of my enemy

Shia units of the Iraqi army near the suburbs of Ad-Dawr near Tikrit (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Al-Rubaye)

Military offensive against IS in Iraq

Strike and counter-strike

Sari Nusseibeh (photo: Bernhard Ludewig)

Interview with Sari Nusseibeh

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"Israelis and Palestinians will have to start thinking seriously about a one-state solution"

Ortakoy Mosque in Istanbul, which is said to be the model for the mosque Turkey offered to build in Cuba (photo: AP)

Turkey's mosque-building programme

Does Turkey aspire to the leadership of the Islamic world?

Soldiers from the Iraqi army and Shia volunteer fighters prepare for the offensive to take back Tikrit from the jihadis of IS (photo: Reuters/Thaier Al-Sudani)

Offensive against IS in Iraq

Sowing the seeds of the next disaster

Israeli students at Blich high school walk past election posters for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a mock polling day in the central city of Ramat Gan on 22 February 2015 (photo: Getty Images/MENAHEM KAHANA)

General election in Israel

Elections for nothing

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

A family living in a makeshift tent among the rubble of its home in Khuza'a, southern Gaza, December 2014 (photo: Ylenia Gostoli)

Investigations into the 2014 Israel–Gaza conflict

What prospects for accountability in Gaza?

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

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