Country: Turkey

Kurdish YPG fighter in Kobani (photo: picture-alliance/Photoshot/J. Raa)

Turkey's Syria offensive

Burying the Kurdish autonomy project

Tomb of the Persion poet Hafez in Shiraz, Iran (source: Wikimedia)

Book review: Stefan Weidner's ʺ1001 Books. The Literatures of the Orientʺ

The Middle East – a rich vein of world literature

Ali Ertan Toprak, chairman of Germany’s Kurdish community (photo: private)

Interview with Ali Ertan Toprak

"I am stunned by Europe's weak and inactive stance against Erdogan"

Poster calling for the release of German journalist Deniz Yucel, arrested in Turkey in 2017 (photo: picture-alliance/rtn)

Held hostage by the Turkish authorities

Deniz Yucel, the "agent terrorist"

Symbolic image of anti-Muslim racism (photo: Imago/P. Endig)

An enduring stereotype

1

The West's gleeful obsession with the 'oppressed Arab woman'

Domes of the Ditib mosque in Duisburg-Marxloh, Germany (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Islam and business

Diyanet – Turkey's religious authority that makes millions

Murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (source: DW)

A year to the day

The infamous murder of Jamal Khashoggi

Levent Uysal, editor of the Turkish news website Yenigun (photo: private)

Violence against journalists increasing

Press freedom under fire in Turkey

Melon stall in front of the Arter Museum in Istanbul's Dolapdere district (photo: Ulrich von Schwerin)

The Arter, art and gentrification

Modern art makeover in Istanbul?

Syrian refugees arrive at the Oncupinar crossing gate, close to the town of Kilis, south central Turkey (Getty Images/AFP/B. Kilic)

EU refugee deal

Erdogan wants rid of the Syrian refugees

Turkish rapper Saniser (photo: leo xandre)

Shaking the status quo in Turkey

#Susamam rappers: "Turkish society is on our side"

Extract from the "Karin" music video (source: YouTube)

"Karin" – an Armenian-Turkish music project

From deportations to duets

AfD demonstrator on 9 September 2017 in Potsdam (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Identity politics in the West

Islam – no longer the bogeyman

Kazim Karabekir Imam Hatip school for girls in Istanbul, Turkey (photo: Ullstein Bild/Reuters/Murad Sezer)

Schools in Turkey

Erdogan's youth, religious but not educated?

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"

Pages