Country: Iraq

Since Trumpʹs Iran embargo only a few Iranian pilgrims visit the Iraqi city of Najaf (photo: DW/Judit Neurink)

Economic crisis in Iraq

Trump's Iran embargo impacts Iraqis

Wives of IS fighters under arrest in a camp near the Syrian village of Ain Issa on 22.10.2017 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Female jihadists

Why women go to Holy War

Street hawkers selling Kurdistan flags in northern Iraq prior to the referendum in August 2014 (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

The uncertain future of Kurdish autonomy

What next for Iraqʹs Kurds?

Iraqi writer Nahidh al-Ramadhani (photo: private)

Book review: Nahidh al-Ramadhani's "The Hope Vendor"

A successive shattering of dreams

The entryway to the synagogue in Mosul's Jewish Quarter is blocked with bars to prevent looting (photo: Eddy van Wessel)

Iraq post-Islamic State

The surprising survival of Mosulʹs Jewish quarter

German-Iraqi author Abbas Khider (photo: Jens Schlueter/Getty Images)

Book review: Abbas Khiderʹs "Deutsch fuer alle"

Simply making German simpler

A boy stands in a line of niqab-wearing women near Baghouz, Syria, 05.03.2019 (photo: Reuters/R. Said)

Slaves of Islamic State

The fight to find the missing Yazidis

Militia supporter in Syria burns an IS flag in Raqqa (photo: picture-alliance/AP/dpa)

The end of the "Islamic State"

Entering a new chapter in Syria

A blank volume (photo: Imago/Chromorange)

The language of migrants

Being a stranger in a second language

Tunisian woman protesting during the 2010/2011 Jasmine Revolution, Tunis (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The Arab Spring and the "Spring of Nations"

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Failed revolutionaries?

Egyptian BookTubers Nada El Shabrawi and Shady (photo: Goethe-Institut)

Literary trends

Introducing Egypt's BookTubers

Iraqi troops advance along a tunnel controlled by IS near to Mosul, 01.03.17 (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

"Islamic State" in Iraq

Beware the jihadist hydra

German journalist and author Birgt Svensson (source: screengrab, SWR mediathek)

Birgit Svensson's biographical account "Murderous Freedom"

Between heaven and hell – fifteen years in Iraq

IS symbols on a road near Tikrit, Iraq (photo: Reuters/T. Al-Sudani)

IS fighters in Iraqi prisons

The next terror generation?

Bonn street worker Saloua Mohammed (photo: DW/Matthias von Hein)

Salafism in Germany

Battling radicalisation on the streets

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