Shaking the status quo in Turkey
#Susamam rappers: "Turkish society is on our side"
Rapprochement between India and the Gulf States
The realpolitik of Modi and MbS
Knesset elections
Deciding Netanyahu's fate
Houthi attacks on Saudi oil facilities
Hitting Saudi Arabia where it hurts

Shaking the status quo in Turkey

#Susamam has had more than 20 million clicks on YouTube. The musicians' message to their fellow citizens: "Don't remain silent!" The ruling AKP party in Turkey feels provoked; the Turkish press has even admonished Deutsche WelleRead more

Rapprochement between India and the Gulf States

Abu Dhabi and Riyadh see a natural partnership with Modi’s government, a co-operation that could change the dynamics of the South Asian-Gulf nexus. By Jean-Loup SamaanRead more

Another round of Knesset elections

In terms of policy, this election has little else to offer. Social issues, the economy and the conflict with the Palestinians are not dominant themes; it’s a question of power. By Inge GuntherRead more

Houthi attacks on Saudi oil facilities

After the drone attacks on two oil plants in Saudi Arabia, U.S. President Trump warned that the USA was ready with a "loaded" weapon to react to the attacks. But against whom is his warning directed? By Karim El-GawharyRead more

Politics

A pall of smoke hangs above the Aramco oil refinery in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia (photo: Reuters/Planet Labs)

Houthi attacks on Saudi oil facilities

Hitting Saudi Arabia where it hurts

Symbolic image: Knesset election (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Another round of Knesset elections

Deciding Netanyahu's fate

Algerian opposition politician Soufiane Djilali during an anti-Bouteflika demonstration on 24.02.2019 in Algiers (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Interview with Algerian opposition leader Soufiane Djilali

Political crisis in Algeria – is compromise in sight?

Society

Veiled: DW correspondent Fanny Facsar in Yemen (photo: DW)

Conflict in the Gulf

Covering Yemen's forgotten war

Barrels of whisky in the cellars of the Murree Brewery in Rawalpindi, Pakistan (photo: Philipp Breu)

Rawalpindi's Murree brewery

Beer and whisky made in Pakistan

Abrahamic Teams event at Rabat University, Morocco (photo: Abrahamic Forum e.V.)

Abrahamic Teams in the MENA

Interfaith dialogue – a painstaking process

Supporter of the radical Islamic Hizbut Tahrir in Jakarta (photo: Reuters)

Religious intolerance

Vicious trend sweeps Indonesia

Culture

Turkish rapper Saniser (photo: leo xandre)

Shaking the status quo in Turkey

#Susamam rappers: "Turkish society is on our side"

Archive image: India's Gujarat State Chief Minister Narendra Modi looks on at the Gujarat University Convention Centre in Ahmedabad on 17 September 2011 (source: Getty Images/AFP/S. Panthaky)

Cultural politics in India

India's celebrities confront Hindu nationalism

Extract from the "Karin" music video (source: YouTube)

"Karin" – an Armenian-Turkish music project

From deportations to duets

Iranian director Schokofeh Kamiz (photo: private)

Interview with film director Schokofeh Kamiz

"I was surprised she wasn't a bigger sensation"