Politics

Graffiti in Libya

Libya, Al Koni and the Skhirat Agreement

A fatal blow

A man bearing the Turkish flag walks past a Turkish police office guarding the Reina nightclub in Istanbul following the New Year's Eve terrorist attack (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/E. Gurel)

Erdogan′s grand plan

Turkey's last elections?

German Minister of Defence Ursula von der Leyen visiting Saudi Deputy Prince Mohammed bin Salman al-Saud in Riyadh (photo: dpa/Rainer Jensen)

Non-fiction: Sebastian Sons′ ″Auf Sand gebaut″

Saudi Arabia – a difficult ally

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: picture-alliance/Anadolu Agency/Turkish Presidency)

Erdogan and Turkish foreign policy

Neo-Ottoman rumblings

″No to terrorism!″ – Demonstration in Tunis against the repatriation of convicted jihadists (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Jihadism debate

Beyond the Mediterranean

Abolhassan Banisadr (photo: Peter Weis)

Interview with Iranian dissident Abolhassan Banisadr

Selling the revolution on

Israeli-Palestinian peace activists (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Middle East conflict

Empty rhetoric

A rebel fighter near the city of Aleppo

The Syrian revolution

Girding the forces of change

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the military

Pakistan and the Trump factor

Who pays the piper

Mozn Hassan, director of the Cairo-based NGO Nazra for Feminist Studies and Right Livelihood Award winner (photo: private)

RLA winner Mozn Hassan on civil repression in Egypt

″Now′s the time to be creative″

"Russia is with you!": Russian food aid handout in Aleppo

The situation post-Aleppo

An orphaned revolution

The Saudi King Salman (left), British Prime Minister Theresa May (centre) and King Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa of Bahrain during the GCC summit on 7 December 2016 in Manama (photo: AFP)

Re-assessing Western involvement in the Middle East

Far from Utopian

Memorial to the victims of the Berlin Christmas market attack

Berlin Christmas market attack

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Countering the horror

Young street vendor waiting in vain for customers in Cairo

Al-Sisi's Egyptian crisis

″Where are the youth?″

Ali Khamenei, Supreme Leader of Iran, Russia's President Putin and the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

Putin, Assad and the fall of Aleppo

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Masters of disinformation

Tim Johnston, former Asia Programme Director for the International Crisis Group

Myanmar and the Rohingya

Is Saudi Wahhabism fuelling an insurgency?

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The Syrian conflict

Priority revenge

Nabila Mounib, leader of the PSU (source: youtube)

Morocco′s elections

Why the left flopped

Icon inside the heavily damaged Church of the Immaculate Conception in Qaraqosh (photo: THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

Christians in Iraq

Between the fronts

US President Elect Donald Trump in Indianapolis (photo: Reuters)

Middle East policy under Donald Trump

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Return of the dictators

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