Author: Kristin Helberg

Attacks on 11 September 2001 in New York (photo: Imago/Zuma Press)

9/11 twenty years on

How the 'War on Terror' destabilised the Middle East

Polling station for Syrian citizens in Lebanon in a tent. The voting booths are partitioned off with cloths to which Syrian flags are attached. Portraits of the three candidates hang from the ceiling. Polling officers assign free voting booths to voters (photo: Hussein Malla/AP-Photo/picture alliance)

Loyalty and legitimacy in Syria

Bashar al-Assad's staging of the presidential election

Syria's dictator Bashar al-Assad visits military units in Habeet in the province Idlib (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Syria's constitutional committee

Geneva is key to Assad's rehabilitation

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Sputnik)

The Kurdish YPG and the future of northeastern Syria

Assad smiles from the sidelines

French television reporters interview Syriaʹs President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus (photo: Reuters/Sana)

War reporting

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Facts must be respected – even in Syria!

People in a hospital in the Syrian province of Idlib (photo: Getty Images/AFP/O. H. Kadour)

Civil war in Syria

Fighting the jihadists with unusual weapons

Poster of the Syrian president in East Aleppo (photo: George Ourfalian/AFP)

Ending the civil war

For a different Syria

Caricature by Sergey Elkin shows Obama drawing a succession of red lines, while Trump draws missiles (source: DW)

Battle for Syria

Trump's constructive ignorance

The Public Prosecutor General′s coat of arms in Karlsruhe (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Assad's crimes tried in German courts?

Hoping for justice

Nusra Front Islamists burn an Assad poster in Idlib (photo: Getty Images/AFP/O. Haj Kadour)

Charges against Bashar al-Assad

His turn will come

Demonstrating for an "open and tolerant Germany and for freedom of speech and religion" at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin (photo: Kay Nietfeld/dpa)

The West′s Islam debate

For all our freedoms!

Assad visiting Putin on 20.10.2015 in Moscow (photo: Reuters/RIA Novosti/Kremlin/A. Druzhinin)

Russia and the Syrian conflict

Drop the dictator!

A pall of smoke and dust hangs above the Syrian town of Daraya (photo: Getty Images/AFP/F. Dirani)

Syrian civil war

The end of a dream

4 March 2016: peaceful protests against the Assad regime by supporters of the Free Syrian Army in Marat Numan, Idlib province (photo: Reuters/K. Ashawi)

The Syrian uprising five years on

Alive and kicking

Barrel bomb attack by Assad′s regime over Douma, Damascus (photo: Reuters/B. Khabieh)

Western involvement in Syria

Fewer bombs, not more!

Syrian refugees at the Serbian-Hungarian border (photo: Getty Images/AFP/E. Barukcic)

The Syrian exodus

"Stop Assad's bombs, then we'll go back"

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