Author: Diana Hodali

Civilians in Idlib are trapped - even houses, hospitals and schools are being bombed (photo: Getty Images/AFP/O.H.Kadour)

Interview with Middle East expert Andre Bank

Syria: "Iran is not fighting in Idlib"

Andre Bank, acting director of the GIGA Institute of Middle East Studies in Hamburg (photo: private)

Interview with Middle East expert Andre Bank

"Jordan consistently hedges its bets"

Destruction in Homs Old Town, Central Syria (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Rebuilding Syria

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Who should foot the bill for Assad?

Guido Steinberg, Saudi Arabia expert with Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) (source: DW)

Interview with Middle East expert Guido Steinberg

No one wants conflict with Saudi Arabia

Hafida Khatib in her flat in the Palestinian refugee camp Burj el-Barajneh, Lebanon (photo: Diana Hodali/DW)

Palestinian refugees in Lebanon

"I've never forgotten Palestine"

Bombarded and besieged, the Syrian town of Eastern Ghouta, near Damascus (photo: picture-alliance)

Interview with Kristin Helberg on the Syria conflict

Boundless cynicism

Salim Tamari, director of the Institute for Jerusalem Studies, editor of the Jerusalem Quarterly and associate professor of sociology at Birzeit University (source: Living Jerusalem Project)

Palestinian sociologist Salim Tamari on the Six-Day War

"People became hostages of the annexation"

Salafists praying on Potsdam Square in Berlin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with Islam researcher Nina Kasehage

"Not all jihadists are the same"

The Syrian refugee Alaa Houd (photo: DW/Claudia Dehn)

One Syrian refugee’s story

″I could no longer live in Syria″

Uri Avnery (photo: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with the Israeli Peace Activist Uri Avnery

''Israel Needs Peace, Not Settlements''

Uri Avnery (photo: AP)

Interview with Uri Avnery

''Israel Was Also Proclaimed Unilaterally''