Politics

Military parade in Algeria's capital Algiers to mark the 60th anniversary of independence from France on 5 July 2022 (photo: Algerian Ministry of Defence/Xinhua/IMAGO)

Algeria at 60

No more lethargy – Algiers’ passive foreign policy is over

Poster marking Vladimir Putin's state visit to Egypt to meet with Abdul Fattah al-Sisi (photo: Reuters/file)

Vladmir Putin’s war in Ukraine

Why the public support in the Arab world?

Collapse of a high-rise building in Abadan (photo: Hossein Abdollah Asl/picture-alliance)

Iran's corruptocracy

Why the Abadan building collapse matters

A convoy transporting humnanitarian aid passes the Bab al-Hawa border crossing from Turkey into Syria (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Syria and Ukraine

Humanitarian aid is Russia's political football

Gas production plant in Algeria (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/R.Kramm)

Algeria‘s gas reserves

Is defending the environment terrorism?

Demonstration by supporters of Turkey's pro-Kurdish HDP party (photo: Yasin Akgul/AFP)

The Turkish state and the Kurdish question

Turkey – a battle of narratives

Former Israeli foreign minister Schlomo Ben-Ami (photo: Zuma Wire/Imago)

Middle East conflict

Israel's endless occupation

File photo: the self-propelled howitzer 2000 is the Bundeswehr's most modern artillery piece (photo: Sven Eckelkamp/IMAGO)

Putin’s new world order

What does the war in Ukraine mean?

Algeria decided to sever relations with its neighbour Morocco on 24 August 2021, accusing Rabat of having "hostile tendencies" towards it (photo: picture-alliance)

Morocco and Algeria

A rivalry stretching back decades

Sri Lankan auto rickshaw drivers queue up to buy petrol near a fuel station in Colombo, Sri Lanka, 13 April 2022 (photo: AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

Which country will be next?

Lebanon and Sri Lanka share economic collapse

Photo montage: King Mohammed VI of Morocco, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and President Abdelmadjid Tebboune of Tunisia (source: DW)

Western Sahara

Is a gas crisis with Algeria on the horizon for Spain?

Umit Ozdag, leader of the Zafer Partisi or "Victory Party" (photo: ADEM ALTAN/AFP)

Electioneering in Turkey

Turkish right-wing populists on the rise

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks following a Cabinet meeting, in Ankara, Turkey, 23 May 2022 (photo: Turkish Presidency/AP Photo)

Osman Kavala and Turkey's travesty of justice

Exploiting the fog of war

A woman walks past graves in the new cemetery on the western side of Iraq's northern city of Mosul, 9 June 2021 (photo: Getty Images)

Middle East

In Iraq, sectarian prejudice goes beyond the grave

First session after the election: meeting of the Iraqi parliament, January 2022. (photo: Iraqi Parliament Press Office/Handout/AA/picture alliance)

Iraq bans contact with Israel

Anti-Semitism as state doctrine?

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