Politics

Celebrating victory against IS in Mosul (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/AP/K. Kadim)

Ending Iraq′s humanitarian crisis

Trust the people

Kurds celebrating Nowruz Festival in Istanbul (photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Turkey and the future of the Kurds

Good Kurd, bad Kurd

Girls wave the flag of Kurdistan on Flag Day in the regional capital of Arbil, Iraq, 17.12.2014 (photo: Safin Hamed/AFP/Getty Images)

Iraqi Kurds′ referendum for political relevance

Papering over the cracks

Aftermath of the attack on the German embassy at the end of May 2017

U.S. operations in Afghanistan

War without end

Military jet fly-by at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh during Trump's presidential visit to Saudi Arabia, 20.05.2017 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/ZUMA Wire/A. Hanks)

America′s dangerous anti-Iran posturing

For a farewell to arms

Egyptian national flag behind barbed wire close to the Court of Cassation in Cairo (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Justice under Abdul Fattah al-Sisi

The law′s an ass

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir during a speech in Khartoum (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

The West′s relations with Sudan

From pariah to partner

Libyan man passes billboard of Gaddafi′s face and the Arabic tag ″God is great″, Tripoli 2009 (source: AP/Ben Curtis)

Arab nationalism and political Islam

Secularism – ″the other option″?

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel (photo: Getty Images/S. Gallup)

German-Turkish relations

Part of us

Iranians walk past the Khomeini Mausoleum in Tehran (photo: picture-alliance)

Book review: Henner Fürtig on Iran

Through Realpolitik-tinted glasses

A woman walks past Egyptian army tanks in downtown Cairo (photo: dpa)

Authoritarian rule in the Arab world

Fear of change

Cumhuriyet employees protest at the imprisonment of journalists on 24 July 2017 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/L. Pitarakis)

Freedom of speech in Turkey

Journalists under siege

Kemal Kiliçdaroğlu and his wife during a rally along the route of the "Justice March" (photo: picture-alliance/abaca)

Kemal Kiliçdaroğlu's "Justice March"

Turkey's emboldened opposition

Iraqi soldiers celebrate the re-capture of Mosul (photo: Getty Images/AFP/F. Senna)

Islamic State

Down but not necessarily out

Supporters of the "Hirak El-Shaabi" (Popular Movement) in Al-Hoceima demonstrating against the imprisonment of their leader in June 2017 (photo: Reuters)

The "Hirak El-Shaabi" protest movement in Morocco

The uprising of the marginalised

Kemal Kilicdaroglu holds up an "Adalet" (Justice) placard during the March for Justice (photo: Reuters)

Turkey one year after the attempted coup

In a mental state of emergency

Mural in Damascus showing former Syrian dictator Hafiz al-Assad with his sons (photo: Reuters)

Violence in the Arab world

Born of a barbaric state

Shia Muslims in New Delhi burn image of IS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi in protest against the attacks on Iran's parliament, 09.06.2017 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/M. Swarup)

India's resistance to the appeal of IS

No traction

Dissident Israeli historian and activist Ilan Pappe (source: YouTube)

Ilan Pappe′s latest publications

Israel′s mega-prison

Unemployed university graduates in Tunis protest the lack of job opportunities (photo: Reuters/Zoubeir Souissi)

The future of the Middle East

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How about a Marshall Plan?

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