EU–Morocco relations
The stability myth
German-Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar
What it means to be Iranian these days
Kashmir, Xinjiang and Arab land in the Middle East
Victims of the civilizational agenda
Israeli attacks on bases in Iraq
Is war with Iran on the horizon?

Relations between the EU and Morocco

The EU's relationship with the Moroccan government reinforces the political status quo at a time when a growing number of Moroccans appear to want change. By Chloe TeevanRead more

German-Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar

Whether in the news or on social media, what is currently penetrating the outside world from Iran depicts an all-encompassing crisis. For Iranians observing from the diaspora, this constitutes a scarcely tolerable new banishment into impotent speechlessness and helplessness. By Parastou ForouharRead more

Kashmir, Xinjiang and Arab land in the Middle East

India's decision to deprive Kashmir of its autonomy, alongside a clampdown in the troubled north-western Chinese province of Xinjiang and US-backed Israeli annexation of Arab land, is the latest indication of what a new world order led by civilizational leaders may look like. By James M. DorseyRead more

Israeli attacks on bases in Iraq

So far, Iraq has always been neutral in the face of a possible war between Iran and the USA. But recent Israeli air raids on Iranian bases in Iraq reveal a different reality: Tehran's rulers apparently can no longer count on the neutrality of its neighbouring country, writes Ali SadrzadehRead more

Politics

Symbolic image of the Israeli air force, showing an F-35 fighter jet (photo: picture-alliance/AP Images/A. Shalite)

Israeli attacks on bases in Iraq

Is war with Iran on the horizon?

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (photo: Reuters/A. Abidi)

Kashmir, Xinjiang and Arab land in the Middle East

Victims of the civilizational agenda

Map of Libya (source: DW)

Gaddafi's legacy

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Libya – failed state par excellence

Society

German-Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar (photo: DW/B. Keshmiripour)

German-Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar

What it means to be Iranian these days

Jews and Muslims are not enemies (photo: Getty Images/AFP/J. F. Monier)

Jews and Muslims in dialogue

"Jews are being used to create anti-Muslim feeling"

African migrants crowded into a room in a refugee detention centre in Libya (photo: Getty Images/AFP/T. Jawashi)

Migration in North Africa

Refugees in Libya face "catastrophic" conditions

The mountainside on the outskirts of Marib reads "IDPs camp – Sanaa Consortium for Relief" (photo: Ahmed Nagi)

A city like Marib

Rising above the Yemen conflict

Culture

Jaffaʹs Arab-Hebrew Theatre (photo: Katrin Franke)

Jaffaʹs Arabic-Hebrew theatre

Model for a democratic, secular Israel

Carlos Spottorno; cover of Carlos Spottorno and Guillermo Abril's "La Grieta", published in Spanish by Astiberri Ediciones; Guillermo Abril

Interview with Carlos Spottorno and Guillermo Abril

"The Crack": Europe's identity crisis

Author Nathan Englander (photo: Getty Images)

Nathan Englander’s novel "Dinner at the centre of the earth"

Caught in limbo

Iranian musician Habib Meftah performs at the Rudolstadt music festival on 5 July 2019 (photo: Bernd G. Schmitz)

Interview with Iranian percussionist Habib Meftah

Analogue "electrofolk" from southern Iran