Politics

Thomas Ruttig, co-director of the "Afghanistan Analysts Network" (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Interview with Thomas Ruttig

Afghanistan's democracy in reverse gear

Iraqi citizens shout slogans as they gather to protest against government due to lack of basic services and frequent power outages in front of the governor's building in Iraqʹs oil-rich Basra province on 15 July 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo)

A new quality of civil unrest

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Is Iraq steering towards post-sectarianism?

Emine Ocak, a member of Saturday Mothers Turkish group is detained by Turkish female riot police during a demonstration on 25 August 2018 in Istanbul (photo: Getty Images/AFP/H. Tunc)

State repression in Turkey

Tear gas for grieving Saturday Mothers

Ilham Ahmed and Riad Darar, co-chairs of the Syrian Democratic Council (SDC), are seen during its third meeting in Tabqa, Syria, 16 July 2018. (photo: Reuters/Rodi Said)

Assad and the future of northern Syria

Syriaʹs Kurds hold the cards

Israeli peace activist Uri Avnery has died in Israel, aged 94 (photo: Imago/epd)

Obituary: Israeli peace activist Uri Avnery

Shoes that will be difficult to fill

Yazidi women baking bread in a clay oven on Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq (photo: DW/Sandra Petersmann)

Yazidis mourn their devastated community

Sinjar is not Mosul

Mask-wearing Modi supporters celebrate four years in power (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Kiran)

The BJP’s grand plan

Is ethnic cleansing coming to India?

Protests against the IMF and the World Bank in Jakarta in 2004 (photo: Wikimedia)

Interview with Indonesian economist Iwan J. Azis

"Inequality will grow if all you do is unleash market forces"

An elderly protester seen banging on the gate of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) office in Gaza on 31 July 2018 (photo: picture alliance/ZUMAPRESS.com)

Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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U.S. aid cuts bite in Gaza

A Syrian government army soldier with a national flag (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/V. Sharifulin)

Iranʹs dilemma

Securing a slice of post-war Syria

Italyʹs right-wing Minister of the Interior Matteo Salvini (left) and German Minister of the Interior Horst Seehofer (photo: DW/B. Riegert)

The axis of the right

Europeʹs new isolationist front

Gates of Adra Prison in Damascus (photo: imago stock&people)

Syrian conflict

Damage limitation? Assad's death notices for the missing

Yahya Cholil Staquf, secretary-general of the Nahdlatul Ulama (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/C. Creighton)

Interview with Indonesian cleric Yahya Cholil Staquf

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"We must want peace"

Refugees in the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan (photo: Christoph Puezchner/Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe)

Middle East and North Africa

A new approach to MENA's refugee crisis

Young people watch a burning car during a riot in a Paris suburb (photo: picture-alliance/abaca)

Radicalisation in European cities

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Hotbeds of anger and resentment

Placards of Hafez al-Assad and Bashar al- Assad (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/R. Jensen)

Civil wars in the Middle East

The Arab issue of kith and kin

Ofer Waldman, journalist and chairman of the New Israel Fund Deutschland (photo: DW)

Anti-Semitism

Separating anti-Semitism from criticism of Israel

A man stands beside portraits of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and members of his family (photo: EPA/Shahzaib Akber)

Parliamentary elections in Pakistan

Who will prevail?

Shia militias in Iraq (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Arab dictatorships in crisis

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The Middle East's militia mentality

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a press conference in Tel Aviv, Israel, on 30 April 2018, claiming the existence of files which could "prove" Iran's secret development of nuclear weapons (photo: picture-alliance/Photoshot)

A nuclear Middle East

Arab states court the atom

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