Art and gentrification
Modern art makeover in Istanbul?
Rapprochement between India and the Gulf States
The realpolitik of Modi and MbS
EU refugee deal
Erdogan wants rid of the Syrian refugees
Ibtisam Azem's "The Book of Disappearance"
We woke to find them gone

Art and gentrification

A new modern art museum recently opened its doors at the heart of Istanbul's working-class Dolapdere neighbourhood. An opportunity for this culturally diverse quarter or a threat in an area recognised as a social flashpoint? Ulrich von Schwerin reports on the relationship between art, commerce and gentrification on the BosphorusRead 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

EU refugee deal

President Erdogan has threatened to ditch the EU refugee deal. After election losses and faced with escalating conflict in Idlib, the attitude towards the growing number of Syrian refugees has become increasingly harsh. Daniel Heinrich has the detailsRead more

Book review: Ibtisam Azem's "The Book of Disappearance"

In her latest novel, "The Book of Disappearance", Palestinian author Ibtisam Azem strikes a nerve with a fantastical tale that simultaneously fascinates and moves the reader, presenting the moral drift that can set in when people are confronted with the insoluble. Marcia Lynx Qualey read the bookRead more

Politics

Syrian refugees arrive at the Oncupinar crossing gate, close to the town of Kilis, south central Turkey (Getty Images/AFP/B. Kilic)

EU refugee deal

Erdogan wants rid of the Syrian refugees

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

Society

Melon stall in front of the Arter Museum in Istanbul's Dolapdere district (photo: Ulrich von Schwerin)

Art and gentrification

Modern art makeover in Istanbul?

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

Culture

Palestinian author Ibtisam Azem (photo: private)

Book review: Ibtisam Azem's "The Book of Disappearance"

We woke to find them gone

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