Country: Russia

A Syrian government army soldier with a national flag (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/V. Sharifulin)

Iranʹs dilemma

Securing a slice of post-war Syria

Gates of Adra Prison in Damascus (photo: imago stock&people)

Syrian conflict

Damage limitation? Assad's death notices for the missing

Assadʹs troops in Daraa province (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

The demise of Daraa, former rebel stronghold

At the mercy of Assadʹs troops

Oil worker standing in front of a derrick in Iraq (photo: Haidar Mohammed Ali/AFP/Getty Images)

Iraqʹs wrangle over natural resources

The battle for Kurdish oil

ALT_Tags: Iranian fans at the FIFA World Cup (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Iran at the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Battling on several fronts

From left: EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, with the foreign ministers of Iran, France, Germany and the United Kingdom (photo: picture-alliance/Photoshot)

Rescuing the nuclear deal with Iran

Europe should negotiate without the U.S.

U.S. President Donald Trump leaves after announcing his decision about the nuclear deal with Iran during a speech at the White House, 8 May 2018 (photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. de-certifies Iran nuclear deal

Tread softly, President Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

U.S. politics in Syria

Trump, Syria – and the threat of regional conflagration

Bombarded and besieged, the Syrian town of Eastern Ghouta, near Damascus (photo: picture-alliance)

Interview with Kristin Helberg on the Syria conflict

Boundless cynicism

White Helmet volunteers rescue children from the destruction of Aleppo (photo: Reuters)

Syria’s White Helmets

Stigmatising saviours

Protests in New York against U.S. airstrikes in Syria on 7 April 2017 (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

War in Syria

Ending America′s disastrous role

Archive image: Syrian Kurdish YPG militia member patrols near a Turkish army tank during the construction by Turks of an Ottoman tomb near Esme in Aleppo province, Syria, on 22.02.2015 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/Depo Photos/M. Corban

Turkey′s incursion into Syria

The Kurdish quagmire

Operation Olive Branch – Turkish tank convoy at the Turkish-Syrian border (photo: Reuters)

Turkish offensive in Syria

The poisoned olive branch

The Kremlin, Moscow (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Y. Maximov)

Moscow's cultural policy in the Middle East

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Arab ambassadors for Russian interests

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: picture-alliance/Pixsell/S. Ilic)

Turkish-U.S. relations

Erdogan's Machiavellian motives

The ruins of Aleppo’s bazaar (photo: Nunnerich-Asmus Verlag & Media GmbH)

Reconstructing Aleppo

The hidden power of investors

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