Palliative care for migrants in Germany
Support at the end of a long journey
Interview with Taghi Rahmani
"A robust civil society is the essence of democracy"
A sacred site in Jerusalem
The new Saladin
Film review: Iranian-German movie "Bandar Band"
Hope amid adversity

Palliative care for migrants in Germany

Germany is home to 21 million people with a migrant background. Hospices and providers of palliative care are adapting their practices to make them more inclusive. By Christoph StrackRead more

Interview with Iranian activist Taghi Rahmani

The execution of wrestler Navid Afkari triggered an international outcry, as well as protests against the Iranian justice system. At the same time, it has highlighted the persistently precarious situation of many human rights activists in the Islamic Republic. Azadeh Fathi spoke to the journalist and activist Taghi RahmaniRead more

A sacred site in Jerusalem

Now that he has converted Hagia Sophia back into a mosque, Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is setting his sights on the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. Joseph Croitoru explains why the call to "liberate Al-Aqsa" is being elevated to a state ideology in TurkeyRead more

Film review: Iranian-German movie "Bandar Band"

Iranian director Manijeh Hekmat expected the production of her latest movie to go ahead as planned – but then she found herself having to improvise. The resulting film is more than just an homage to Iran's landscapes. By Heike MundRead more

Politics

Taghi Rahmani (photo: taghirahmani.com)

Interview with Iranian activist Taghi Rahmani

"A robust civil society is the essence of democracy"

People outside the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem (photo: AFP/Getty Images/Ahmad Gharbali)

A sacred site in Jerusalem

The new Saladin

Protests in the Libyan capital, Tripoli (photo: picture-alliance/AA/H. Turkia)

Protests in Libya

Violence and corruption: young people say enough's enough

Iran's spiritual leader, Ali Khamenei, wearing a face covering during a Muharram ceremony (photo: khamenei.ir)

COVID-19 in Iran

Power, identity and the coronavirus

Society

"Those who show mercy, will be blessed by the Merciful", design in honour of Barg ou Ra'd and his cats by Saudi graphic designer and illustrator, Heba Salahuddine (© Heba Salahuddine)

Farewell to a Saudi animal rights activist

"You see me in the eyes of cats, and I see you"

Hagar Yahia, a Yemeni woman, shows the amount of flour she uses to make a loaf of bread, 15 February 2018, Abyan, Yemen. (photo: © Nariman El-Mofty/AP; CC BY 2.0 via flickr.com)

Women's rights in Yemen

Making the most of the space available

Refugees in makeshift tents on a road in Lesbos (photo: Henning Goll/DW)

After the fire in Moria

For many migrants, the dream of freedom ends in Lesbos

Culture

Mahmoud Hosseini Zad (photo: Khabaronline)

Interview with Iranian translator Mahmoud Hosseini Zad

A naked image of the truth

Ronya Othmann (photo: Cihan Caknak)

Interview with author Ronya Othmann

Fighting the obliteration of Kurdish-Yazidi identity