Politics

People march in Paris in tribute to Samuel Paty (photo: Michel Euler/AP/picture-alliance)

Islamist terror in France

The agitators are right next door

Saudi social anthropologist Madawi al-Rasheed (photo: screenshot/YouTube)

Interview with Saudi social anthropologist Madawi al-Rasheed

"Gradual change is a myth, Saudi society is ready"

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: Reuters/PPO/M. Cetinmuhurda)

Ankara on the defensive

Pro-Kurdish faction in Recep Tayyip Erdogan's crosshairs

Disinfection measures against the coronavirus in Iran (photo: picture-alliance/AP/V. Salemi)

COVID-19 and terrorism

9/11, coronavirus – epochal events that force a re-think

Refugees arriving in Lampedusa (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Flight and migration from the Maghreb

Under pressure, Tunisia accepts "unusual deportations"

A man at the grave of a victim of the Iran-Iraq war (photo: Hartmut Niemann)

Book review: Narges Bajoghli's "Iran Reframed"

Glossy nationalism to win over Iran's youth

Taghi Rahmani (photo: taghirahmani.com)

Interview with Iranian activist Taghi Rahmani

"A robust civil society is the essence of democracy"

People outside the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem (photo: AFP/Getty Images/Ahmad Gharbali)

A sacred site in Jerusalem

The new Saladin

Protests in the Libyan capital, Tripoli (photo: picture-alliance/AA/H. Turkia)

Protests in Libya

Violence and corruption: young people say enough's enough

Iran's spiritual leader, Ali Khamenei, wearing a face covering during a Muharram ceremony (photo: khamenei.ir)

COVID-19 in Iran

Power, identity and the coronavirus

Children climb on an abandoned Soviet tank in Mazar-e-Sharif (photo: AP)

Afghanistan's decline and long search for peace

A slide into war and chaos

Soldier in Afghanistan with a flower in his rifle (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

19 years on from 9/11

Has Germany failed in Afghanistan?

A medical worker collects a swab from a man for a coronavirus test in Sale, Morocco (photo: imago images/Xinhua | Chadi via www.imago-images.de)

Coronavirus in Morocco

The threat of a new lockdown emerges

Emmanuel Macron (photo: picture-alliance/AP Images/G. Fuentes)

French President in Beirut

Can Macron save Lebanon?

Riad Seif (photo: picture-alliance/AA/A. Hudaverdi Yaman)

Riad Seif’s testimony at the Syrian torture trial in Germany

A Syrian opposition legend speaks out

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (photo: AFP/Saudi Royal Palace/B. Al-Jaloud)

Pakistan and the Gulf

Arab allies jump ship over Pakistan's 'new Kashmir policy'

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