Country: Turkey

Syria's dictator Bashar al-Assad visits military units in Habeet in the province Idlib (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Syria's constitutional committee

Geneva is key to Assad's rehabilitation

Ahmet Altan graphic (source: DW)

Released from prison

Turkish author Ahmet Altan and the power of words

Turkish flag flies at the refugee camp for Syrian refugees in Islahiye, Gaziantep province, Turkey, March 2016 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

A safe haven in northern Syria?

Turkey's plan to 'resettle' Syrian refugees

Turkish military vehicles advance in northern Syria (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Turkish incursion into northern Syria

You reap what you sow

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a crowd (photo: picture-alliance/AA/A. Coskun)

Turkey isolated amid international pressure

Erdogan's captive audience

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

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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

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