Country: Saudi Arabia

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/H. Jamali)

Western diplomacy in crisis

What to do about Khashoggi?

Saudi King Salman (centre) receives Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki (left) and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (right) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on 16 September 2018. The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea were in Saudi Arabia to sign a peace accord between the two East African nations (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/SPA)

Ethiopia, Eritrea, Saudi Arabia and the UAE

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Winds of change in the Gulf

Attack of the World Trade Center, 11 September 2001 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/C. Soi Cheung)

The legacy of 9/11

Why the world needs to re-think its war on terror

Caskets of those who died in a terror attack on a military parade in Iran are displayed in Ahvaz, Iran, 24 September 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/E. Noroozi)

Military parade attack in Ahwaz, Iran

The Islamic Republic reels

Muslims in Mecca for the hajj ascend Mount Arafat in 48° C heat on 21.08.2018 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/CIC)

The annual pilgrimage to Mecca

High summer hajj

A Syrian government army soldier with a national flag (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/V. Sharifulin)

Iranʹs dilemma

Securing a slice of post-war Syria

Shared strategic interests: Sunni Sultan of Oman Qabus ibn Said meets with Shia Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran, August 2013 (photo: mehr)

Geopolitical alliances in the Middle East

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Religionʹs waning role

Airstrike on Al-Dailami airbase, Sana′a (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Huwais)

Interview with Wafa′a Alsaidy, co-ordinator of Medecins du Monde in Yemen

At the expense of the Yemeni people

Mahathir Mohamad smiles during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur on 10 May 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/A. Hoe)

Malaysiaʹs Mahathir targets corruption

Graft links to the Gulf

The flags of Saudi Arabia, the European Union and Germany (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Saudi Arabia and the West

Europe's window of opportunity

Hand-written edition of the Koran in Cairo (photo: Reuters)

Anti-Semitism

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There is no tradition of anti-Semitism in Islam

Arabic writing on a blackboard (photo: dpa)

The uncertain future of Modern Standard Arabic

A language in decline

 Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (centre) makes a speech during the 23rd session of the Palestinian National Council at the Ahmad Al-Shukairy Conference Hall in the Presidential Office in Ramallah, West Bank on 30 April 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/AA/I. Rimawi)

The Abbas controversy

No excuse for anti-Semitism

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

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