Protests in Baghdad against the Koran burnings (image: Ali Jabar/AP/picture alliance)

Sweden Koran burnings

Playing to the radicals

Afghans in a market (image: Kyodo/picture alliance)

Taliban Afghanistan's double whammy

Afghans face a failing economy and high taxation

Der indische Oppositionspolitiker Rahul Gandhi; Drew Angers/Getty Images


The Gandhi clan returns

Iran protests against the regime (image: SalamPix/abaca/picture-alliance)

Books on the Iran protests

Fighting for freedom in the "mullah state"

People protest in Iraq over unpaid salaries (image: Feriq Ferec/AA/picture alliance)

Arab states in crisis

In search of a miracle cure

Pakistans Ex-Premier Imran Khan vor einem Gericht in Lahore; Foto: picture-alliance/AP

Pakistan jails former PM

What now for Imran Khan?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the government bench of the Knesset in Jerusalem (image: Maya Alleruzzo/AP/picture alliance)

Israel shifts to the right

Neo-Zionism takes aim at liberal democracy

A group of Wolt couriers on their bicycles in Berlin (image: picture-alliance/dpa)

Migrants and Germany's gig economy

"ReWolt" against Wolt

Abdelwaheb Sefsaf, Direktor des Théâtre de Sartrouville et des Yvelines; Foto: C. Raynaud de Lage

France after the Nahel riots

Healing racism wounds through culture

October 1922: After defeating Greece, cheering Turks in Smyrna (now Izmir) displayed a huge Turkish flag (image: Getty Images/Tropical Press Agency/Price)

100 years of the Turkish Republic

The legacy of the Treaty of Lausanne

A member of the LGBTQ+ community holds a rainbow flag during a rally against Turkey's withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention, Istanbul, 19 June 2021 (photo: Bulent Kilic/AFP)

LGBTQ+ rights in Turkey

Anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric intensifies

Aid workers protest against the Syrian regime's demand to organise aid deliveries themselves in the Turkish-Syrian border area in July 2023 (image: Omar al-Bam/DW)

Russia, Assad, UN?

How to get aid to millions in Syria now

Deputy Emir of Mecca Prince Badr bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz (centre) welcoming Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (left) in Jeddah on the eve of the Arab League Summit, 18 May 2023 (photo: SPA/AFP)

Assad's rehabilitation

Enforce sanctions instead of normalising the Assad regime

People, furniture and other items on a truck travelling along a road from Khartoum to Wad Madani, Sudan, 22 June 2023 (photo: AFP)

War in Sudan

No hope for peace as fighting intensifies

Women sit on the banks of the Zayanderud near the Allahverdi Khan bridge, in Isfahan, Iran (image: AFP)

International disputes about water

On a knife-edge between peace and conflict

This photo released by Saudi Arabia's official news agency shows Bashar al-Assad (l), president of Syria, with Badr bin Sultan Al Saud, deputy governor of Mecca province, before the 32nd Arab Summit in 2023 (image: Mosa Al Kathami/Saudi Press Agency/dpa/picture-alliance)

Counterrevolution in the Arab world

Authoritarianism, a forever scenario?

Salwan Momika draws attention to his controversial action in Stockholm (image: Stefan Jerrevång/TT NEWS AGENCY/picture alliance)

Koran-burning in Sweden

The Iraqi Christian turned radical