Politics

Assad meets Emirati Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed al Nahyan (photo: SANA/AP Photo/picture-alliance)

Syria and the Arab world

Assad's return to the fold

Indonesian President Joko Widodo (photo: Biro Pers Sekretariat Presiden/Lukas)

Indonesia's good governance

The genius of Jokowi

Turkey's Nation Alliance opposition leaders: Republican People's Party (CHP) chair Kemal Kilicdaroglu (left) and populist Good Party (IYI) chair Meral Aksener (photo: DHA)

Turkey

Joint Kurdish plan? Turkish opposition hope for election boost

President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi of Egypt; President Joe Biden of the United States of America (source. DW screenshot)

Egypt's National Human Rights Strategy

Propaganda tailored to the U.S.?

Alaattin Cakici - one of Turkey's most notorious mafia bosses, once again a free man (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Str)

Mafia scandal in Turkey

Mafia ties run deep in AKP politics

Mass protests led to the resignation of the president and the government in October 2020 (photo: Vladimir Voronin/AP/dpa/picture-alliance)

Between Russia and Afghanistan

Kyrgyzstan – fragile democracy in Central Asia

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, right, receives Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Al Burhan Abdelrahman, Head of transitional military council of Sudan, at the Presidential Airport in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, May 2019 (photo: Mohamed Al Hammadi/Ministry of Presidential Affairs/AP)

Sudan's coup puppetmasters

The UAE – pulling Sudanese strings

Tankers bombed by the Bundeswehr in Kunduz, Afghanistan (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/J.Kargar)

The Longest War – 20 years of the "War on Terror"

Afghanistan: Emran Feroz' chronology of a disaster

Taliban fighters outside the military hospital bombed in Kabul on 2 November 2021 (photo: Wakil Kohsar/AFP)

Afghanistan

Taliban size up the threat from a tenacious IS-K

Premier League game: Newcastle United play Leicester City (photo: picture-alliance/Actionplus)

Takeover of Newcastle United by Saudi PIF

Mohammed bin Salman and the Premier League: more than a game

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers remarks beside U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris inside the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House in Washington, U.S., on the eve of the Indo-Pacific Quad Summit, September 23, 2021 (photo: REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz)

The Afghanistan-Pakistan-China axis

India's Taliban problem

Demostrators carrying signs and waving Tunisian flags in Tunis (photo: Zoubeir Souissi/Reuters)

Tunisia: President Saied's power grab

How will the president wield his unprecedented powers?

Protests in Sudan against the military coup: a person walks on a street, his face covered with a cloth, cloud of tear gas in the background (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Following the coup in Sudan

"The world is right to be worried"

A pro-democracy activist holds up the Sudanese flag in protest at the military coup, Khartoum, Sudan (photo: Mohammed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters)

Military coup in Sudan

Is the Arab Spring about to die in Khartoum?

Al-Sadr's supporters celebrate his recent victory in the Iraqi parliamentary election (photo: Ayman Yaqoob/AA/picture alliance)

Parliamentary elections in Iraq

Low turnout, high drama

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