Politics

Tunisian woman protesting during the 2010/2011 Jasmine Revolution, Tunis (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The Arab Spring and the "Spring of Nations"

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Failed revolutionaries?

Symbolic image: al-Qaida and IS (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with the Islam expert Behnam T. Said

Why al-Qaida is stronger than ever

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: Reuters/T. Berkin)

Turkey and the Gulen movement

Erdogan seizes the school initiative

Iraqi troops advance along a tunnel controlled by IS near to Mosul, 01.03.17 (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

"Islamic State" in Iraq

Beware the jihadist hydra

Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia (photo: Reuters/Saudi Press Agency)

The Khashoggi aftermath

The inconvenient truth about Saudi Arabia

Transporting the wounded to hospital after the Rawda mosque bombing on the Sinai Peninsula, 24 November 2017 (photo: picture-alliance/AA)

Sisi's self-defeating security plan

A bloody year in Sinai

French television reporters interview Syriaʹs President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus (photo: Reuters/Sana)

War reporting

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Facts must be respected – even in Syria!

German journalist and author Birgt Svensson (source: screengrab, SWR mediathek)

Birgit Svensson's biographical account "Murderous Freedom"

Between heaven and hell – fifteen years in Iraq

Protester wearing a mask of Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman demonstrates outside the Saudi Arabian embassy over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, 10 October 2018, in Washington (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/J. Martin)

The world according to Mohammed bin Salman

Prove your loyalty, Saudis – deny reality

State-sponsored demonstration against the USA in Tehran on 04.11.2018, the anniversary of the storming of the U.S. embassy in Tehran in 1979 (photo: ILNA)

U.S. sanctions against Iran

The lonely "axis of evil"

IS symbols on a road near Tikrit, Iraq (photo: Reuters/T. Al-Sudani)

IS fighters in Iraqi prisons

The next terror generation?

Turkish demonstrators protest the killing of Jamal Khashoggi (photo: picture-alliance/AA/M. E. Yildirim)

Trump, MbS and the aftermath

Did the global order die with Khashoggi?

A Cairo street sign showing Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi ahead of the presidential election, 25 March 2018 (photo: Reuters/A. Awad)

Sisi and the military

Egyptʹs sham modernity

Algerian pupils leaving school at the end of the day (photo: DW/Nour Elhayet Elkebir)

Algeriaʹs process of national reconciliation

The war's forgotten children

A poster depicting U.S. president Donald Trump, stating that all U.S. customers will be charged 25 percent more than others starting from the day President Trump started the trade war against China, is displayed outside a restaurant in Guangzhou in south China's Guangdong province on 13 August, 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Images/CCP)

Middle East economies

Treading the trade war tightrope

Code Pink demonstrators in front of the White House demand an investigation into the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (photo: imago stock&people/Kevin Dietsch)

Murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Donald Trump's ersatz reality

Ethnic Uighurs and Chinese security forces in Xinjiang (photo: picture-alliance/Kyodo)

Chinaʹs Muslim minority

"Re-educating" the Uighurs

Guido Steinberg, Saudi Arabia expert with Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) (source: DW)

Interview with Middle East expert Guido Steinberg

No one wants conflict with Saudi Arabia

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