Politics

Emirati activist Ahmed Mansoor, currently imprisoned (screenshot: YouTube)

Political activism in the Gulf

The UAEʹs policy of zero tolerance

Aung San Suu Kyi in Budapest (photo: Getty Images/A. Kisbenedek)

Myanmarʹs Aung San Suu Kyi in Hungary

With friends like Orban...

Wives of IS fighters under arrest in a camp near the Syrian village of Ain Issa on 22.10.2017 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Female jihadists

Why women go to Holy War

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Social utopia on the Nile?

Sisiʹs new breed of Egyptians

Rapid Support Force units in the south of Darfur on 3 May 2015 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Political crisis

Sudanʹs deadly counter-revolutionary militia

Street hawkers selling Kurdistan flags in northern Iraq prior to the referendum in August 2014 (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

The uncertain future of Kurdish autonomy

What next for Iraqʹs Kurds?

Still from Iranian pop singer Sasy's "Gentlemen" video (source: YouTube)

Pop video sparks political scandal

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Iran’s hardliners are losing the youth

"Hunger and poverty are the same thing": anti-government protests against increased bread prices in Amman (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The Levant

Jordan's fragile stability

Indiaʹs prime minister Narendra Modi (photo: IANS/Twitter/@narendramodi)

Hindu nationalist election victory in India

Modiʹs credo of divide and rule

Arundhati Roy at the World Book Fair in Neu Delhi (photo: Dominik Muller)

Interview with Indian novelist Arundhati Roy

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"India is much more dangerous than it was ten years ago"

Denk party logo (source: bewegingdenk.nl)

The Netherlands' migrant parties

Representing the new Europeans

Anti-government protests in Algiers (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Popular uprisings in the Islamic world

Algiers, Khartoum… that trembling moment

Ballistic missiles on display during a military parade in Tehran attended by President Hassan Rouhaniy in 2017 (photo: IRNA)

U.S.A and Iran

Trump – agent provocateur

Volker Perthes, Middle East expert and director of the SWP in Berlin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with Middle East expert Volker Perthes

"Iran will not negotiate its own surrender"

U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu display the proclamation recognising Israel's sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights at the White House on 25 March 2019 (photo: picture-alliance/Photoshot/Ting Shen)

When blackmail becomes policy

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For ʹPalestinian peace processʹ read ʹIran war processʹ

 Saad Eddine El-Othmani, Secretary General of Moroccoʹs PJD (photo: Getty Images/AFP/F. Senna)

Maghreb

Moroccoʹs PJD on course to self-destruct

Atef Abu Saif (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/N. Nasser)

Interview with Palestinian Culture Minister Atef Abu Saif

"We need citizen-oriented policies"

Rally to 'save democracy' in Calcutta, May 2019 (photo: DW/Payel Samanta)

Modi, the BJP and social media

Indiaʹs WhatsApp elections

Attack on CHP leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu in Cubuk, a suburb of Ankara, on 21 April 2019 (photo: DHA)

Attack on opposition leader Kilicdaroglu

Return of the lynch mob in Turkey?

Demonstrators in Tripoli are not prepared to accept any further intervention by France (photo: AFP/Getty Images/M. Turkia)

European-Libyan relations

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Whom to trust when it comes to Tripoli?

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