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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: Reuters/PPO/M.Cetinmuhurdar)

How much longer till Turkey's elections?

President under pressure – Erdogan's popularity nosedive

Polling station for Syrian citizens in Lebanon in a tent. The voting booths are partitioned off with cloths to which Syrian flags are attached. Portraits of the three candidates hang from the ceiling. Polling officers assign free voting booths to voters (photo: Hussein Malla/AP-Photo/picture alliance)

Loyalty and legitimacy in Syria

Bashar al-Assad's staging of the presidential election

Edward Said (photo: picture-alliance/akg)

Interview with Prof Timothy Brennan

Why Edward Said still matters

UNESCO World Heritage Site: the Old City of Sana'a in Yemen (photo: picture-alliance/epa/Y. Arhab)

Book review: Threa Almontaser's "The Wild Fox of Yemen"

An emotional landscape of subtle complexity

Aftemath of an Israeli airstrike in Gaza (photo: John Minchillo-AP Photo-picture-alliance)

Middle East conflict

China fears instability in the Middle East

13 March 2021, Gaza city, Gaza Strip, Palestinian Territory: General Secretary of the Palestinian National Initiative party Mustafa Barghouti speaks during a protest on the Palestinian Wounded's Day (photo: Ashraf Amra/APA Images/ZUMA Wire)

Interview with Mustafa Barghouti

Palestinians rediscover their sense of unity

Paramedic and man with baby in rubble, Gaza (photo: Mohammed Talatene/dpa/pciture-alliance)

Foreign Policy: Biden’s moves on Gaza at U.N. test U.S. credibility

Groups of Israeli peace activists protesting at HaBima Square in Tel Aviv City, 15 May 2021 (photo: Twitter)

France24: Israel-Hamas conflict

Israeli Jews and Arabs in joint peace demonstrations

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif (photo: FARS/M. Bolourian)

Power politics in Iran

Fallout from Mohammed Javad Zarif's political bombshell

MoMA exhibition shows how urban planning fosters social division (photo: courtesy of the artist /The Museum of Modern Art New York)

MoMA: Racism in U.S. urban planning

The role of architecture in America's systemic racism

Scene from the Moinuddin Chishti Sufi shrine complex in Ajmer, northern India (photo: Marian Brehmer)

The alchemy of fasting

Ramadan – a feast for spirit and soul

A relative of a person who died of COVID-19 breaks down during cremation in Jammu, India, 25 April 2021 (photo: Channi Anand/AP Photo/picture-alliance)

COVID-19 and the double mutation

At the heart of India's coronavirus firestorm

Memorial to terror: The World Trade Center in New York destroyed in 2001(photo: United Archives International)

Repercussions of 9/11

The West and the Islamic world – mutually radicalised?

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