Politics

Palestinian human rights activist Mahmoud Abu Rahma (photo: Lazar Semeonov/Medico International)

Interview with Palestinian human rights activist Mahmoud Abu Rahma

"We are alive, but we donʹt have a life"

Iranian woman in front of the former U.S. embassy in Tehran (photo: AFP/Behrouz Mehri)

Iran and the West

Big little Satan

Oil worker standing in front of a derrick in Iraq (photo: Haidar Mohammed Ali/AFP/Getty Images)

Iraqʹs wrangle over natural resources

The battle for Kurdish oil

Erdogan supporter at an election rally in Istanbul on 24 June 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

After the elections in Turkey

There may be trouble ahead

Results of presidential and parliamentary elections being followed by Turkish opposition supporters at the Republican People's Party (CHP) headquarters in Ankara, Turkey on 24 June 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/AA/O. Elif Kizil)

Turkeyʹs election results

Erdogan and the three-way split

The Moroccan prime minister Saad Eddine El-Othmani with his cabinet (photo: Reuters)

Morocco's power struggle

Loyalty over competence

Turkish soldiers at a checkpoint between Mardin and Cizre (photo: Reuters/Sertar Kayar)

Electioneering in Turkish Kurdistan

Masters of the blame game

Supporters of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan react during an election rally in Istanbul, Turkey, 17 June 2018 (photo: Reuters/Osman Orsal)

Countdown to the Turkish election

Erdogan beats the nationalist drum

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: Mikhail Metzel/TASS/dpa)| Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Comparison: India and Turkey

The Modi-Erdogan parallel

Palestinian protests in Gaza, May 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/ZUMAPRESS.com)

Clashes along the Israeli-Gazan border

What hope for the Palestinians?

Protests in front of Jordanian government headquarters in Amman on 4 June 2018 (photo: Mohammad Hamed/Reuters)

Protests in Jordan

"The status quo has to go"

ALT.Tags: German engineers complete construction of a turbine (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

European trade with Iran

"Now we're backpedalling"

Mahathir Mohamad smiles during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur on 10 May 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/A. Hoe)

Malaysiaʹs Mahathir targets corruption

Graft links to the Gulf

Pro-Assad demonstrators in Damascus in 2015 (photo: Reuters)

Carving up Syria

Reserved for Assad loyalists

From left: EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, with the foreign ministers of Iran, France, Germany and the United Kingdom (photo: picture-alliance/Photoshot)

Rescuing the nuclear deal with Iran

Europe should negotiate without the U.S.

Muharrem Ince, seen as a strong contender to end president Recep Tayyip Erdogan's 16 year rule next month and presidential candidate of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), waves to supporters in Menderes, Turkey on 27 May 2018 (photo: picture alliance/AP Photo/CHP/Z. Koseoglu)

Turkey's snap election

The calculus of alliances

The flags of Saudi Arabia, the European Union and Germany (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Saudi Arabia and the West

Europe's window of opportunity

Supporters of General Khalifa Haftar in Benghazi (photo: Reuters)

Khalifa Haftar's role in the Libyan civil war

The fight against political Islam

A Palestinian women records events at a protest in Gaza (photo: Getty Images/S. Platt)

Gaza protests

Inescapable vortex of violence

Supporters of Shia cleric Muqtada al Sadr in Baghdad following the election victory of the Sairun list (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Iraqʹs political future

Entering a new era

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