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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo giving a press conference on 13 June 2019  following oil tanker attacks in the Persian Gulf (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Maximum pressure and asymmetrical tactics

Dangerous shifts in the U.S.-Iranian stand-off

Portrait photo of the Palestinian-American cultural critic Edward Said taken in 1999 (photo: picture-alliance/akg)

Father of post-colonial studies

Edward Said – exiled between cultures

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'

Murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (source: DW)

A year to the day

The infamous murder of Jamal Khashoggi

Participants at the Arab League summit in Mecca on 30.05.2019 (photo: Imago Images/Zuma Press)

Farewell to multilateralism in the Middle East

The death of Arab unity

A pall of smoke hangs above the Aramco oil refinery in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia (photo: Reuters/Planet Labs)

Houthi attacks on Saudi oil facilities

Hitting Saudi Arabia where it hurts

Air raids in Kafr Hamrah near Aleppo on 28.02.2019 (photo: picture-alliance/abaca)

Non-fiction: "War in Syria. Resolving a global conflict"

Refuting the populist mantra "Syrians go home"

German air force Tornado jets and a tanker aircraft approach to land at an airbase in Incirlik, Turkey, 10 December 2015 (photo: Reuters/U. Bektas)

Germanyʹs involvement in the Middle East

Merkelʹs anti-IS mission to continue in Syria

Taliban representatives arrive in Moscow on 28.05.2019 for another round of peace negotiations (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Afghanistanʹs political future

Is peace with the Taliban possible?

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

Identity politics in the West

Islam – no longer the bogeyman

Symbolic image of the Israeli air force, showing an F-35 fighter jet (photo: picture-alliance/AP Images/A. Shalite)

Israeli attacks on bases in Iraq

Is war with Iran on the horizon?

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (photo: Reuters/A. Abidi)

Kashmir, Xinjiang and Arab land in the Middle East

Victims of the civilizational agenda

German-Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar (photo: DW/B. Keshmiripour)

German-Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar

What it means to be Iranian these days

Tarek Mounib, Katie Appeldorn, Jason Reynolds, Marc Spalding, Brian Kopilec, Ellen and Terry Decker from the film "Free Trip to Egypt"

Film review: "Free Trip to Egypt"

Into the great unknown

Members of Afghan delegations gather during the second day of the intra-Afghan dialogue, Doha (photo: AFP/K. Jaafar)

After the peace conference in Doha

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A test match with the Taliban

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