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A woman in Germany protests against the detention of the Uighurs in China, wearing a headband with the colour and flag of East Turkestan - the Xinjiang Autonomous Region in China, 2 February 2019 (photo: picture-alliance/ZUMA/S. Babbar)

Interviewing Dolkun Isa, Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian and Asiye Abdulaheb

Does no-one have the guts to tackle China on the Uighurs?

Separatist leader's bodyguard in Aden (photo: Fawaz Salman/Reuters)

Yemen conflict

Saudi Arabia's botched war

An anti-government protester shouts slogans in front of the riot police during a protest against the deepening financial crisis in Beirut, Lebanon, 28 April 2020 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/H. Malla)

Beirut on the brink

Regardless of corona, Lebanon is at economic breaking point

An Iranian flag flies beside an Iranian oil rig in the Persian Gulf (photo: Mehr)

First INSTEX transaction with Iran

Trade as an obstacle course

Founding members of The Moorish Science Temple of America (source: www.moorishsciencetempleofamerica.info)

Book review: Jacob S. Dormanʹs ʺThe Princess and the Prophetʺ

Birthing America's Nation of Islam

Inmates sit in a prison for IS militants in Hassakeh, Syria (photo: picture-alliance/ZUMAPRESS/C. Guzy)

Syria and Iraq

Islamic State seeking to profit from coronavirus pandemic

Vice President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini (photo: picture-alliance/abaca/D. Aydemir)

Listening to the pandemic

Federica Mogherini asks what we can learn from coronavirus

U.S Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalizad and Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar shake hands after signing a peace agreement during a ceremony in the Qatari capital Doha on 29 February 2020 (photo: AFP/G. Cacace)

U.S.-Taliban peace deal

Bleak days in Afghanistan

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a press conference in the capital Tehran (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Iranian Presidency)

E3, Russia and China

Solving the nuclear deal stalemate with Iran

Muzoon Almellehan in 2018 at the United Nations in Geneva (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Muzoon Almellehan awarded German peace prize

"If you have an education, no-one can take it away from you"

Iranian musician Kayhan Kalhor (photo: namaya.ir)

Portrait of Iranian musician Kayhan Kalhor

Cultural emissary and grand master of the kamancheh

United States President Donald Trump shakes hands with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the White House on 28.01.2020 (photo: picture-alliance/CNP/J. Lott)

USA, Israel and the Palestinians

Trump's sham attempt at peace

ara Friedman is the president of the Foundation for Middle East Peace (FMEP) and has been working in the Middle East foreign policy arena for more than 25 years (photo: FMEP)

Interview with Middle East expert Lara Friedman

"A kosher stamp for Israel to retain control over the West Bank"

A couple hug in front of a wall in Jerusalem that depicts Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu kissing each other (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M.A. Shaers)

U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East

Slave to the Trumpian impulse

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