Country: Iran

Film still from "The King of Nothingwood" by director Sonia Kronlund (source: YouTube)

Afghan director Salim Shaheen

Master of dreams

Demonstration in Tehran against the USA following Americaʹs withdrawal from the nuclear agreement (photo: Reuters)

Deal drop triggers power struggle in Iran

Trump gifts the hawks of Tehran

On 08.05.2018, U.S. President Donald Trump seals the United Statesʹ departure from the nuclear deal with Iran (photo: Reuters/J. Ernst)

U.S. de-certifies Iran nuclear deal

Madmen at the helm

Lebanese premier Saad Hariri casting his vote in a polling station in Beirut on 6 May (photo: Reuters)

Election fallout in Lebanon

Co-operation is key

U.S. President Donald Trump leaves after announcing his decision about the nuclear deal with Iran during a speech at the White House, 8 May 2018 (photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. de-certifies Iran nuclear deal

Tread softly, President Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

U.S. politics in Syria

Trump, Syria – and the threat of regional conflagration

Electioneering billboard in Beirut, Lebanon, showing the current prime minister, Saad Hariri, who is running for re-election (photo: Reuters/M. Azakir)

Parliamentary elections in Lebanon

Much ado about nothing

Iranians in front of the Mellat cinema complex in Tehran (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. Kenare)

Fajr International Film Festival

Tehran meets Hollywood

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (l) greets Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah (r) upon his arrival in Tehran on 1 June 2014. Kuwait's Emir started a landmark visit to Tehran focussed on mending fences between Shia Iran and the Sunni-ruled monarchies in the Gulf (photo: Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)

Geopolitics in the Middle East

End the Arab-Iranian tug-of-war

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (photo: picture-alliance)

Political transformation under Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi Arabiaʹs perilous pivot

The band "Persian Side Of Jazz" on stage in 2013 in Teheran (source: YouTube)

The history of jazz in Iran

Creating a confluence

Saudi men walk out of the entrance to the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh on 4 March 2013 (Getty Images/AFP/J. Martin)

Qatari foreign relations

The point of no return?

A soldier patrols a railway tunnel in Mosul, which was under IS occupation for three years (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Europe's treatment of IS returnees

Eroding the constitutional state

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan (photo: picture-alliance)

UAE foreign policy and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

Hardly a ruler in waiting

Iranian philosopher Daryush Shayegan (photo: AFP/Anne-Christine Poujoulat)

Obituary: Iranian philosopher Dariush Shayegan

The science of balance

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