Politics

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?

"Free Amal" campaign (photo: private)

Human rights under Sisi

Egypt's open-air prison

Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the opening ceremony of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge in Zhuhai, China, 23 October 2018 (photo: Reuters/Aly Song)

Uighur repression

Pandering to President Xi

Grief for more than 300 victims of the attacks in Sri Lanka (photo: Reuters/A. Dave)

Easter Sunday bombings

How did Islamist terrorism take hold in Sri Lanka?

A Syrian child displaced from eastern Ghouta with his family watches from the window of their shelter in the village of Horjelli in the Damascus countryside, Syria, 13 April 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/H. Ammar)

Marianne Gasser, former head of the Red Cross delegation, on Syria

Healing a broken land

Islamic scholar and writer Stefan Weidner (photo: private)

Interview with Islamic scholar Stefan Weidner

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Thinking outside the Western box

Sudanese protesters in Khartoum on 12 April 2019 following the overthrow of long-time dictator of Omar al-Bashir (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Ashraf Shazly)

After the ousting of Omar al-Bashir

Sudan holding out for real change

Libyaʹs General Khalifa Haftar emerges from a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, November 2016 (photo: Reuters/M. Shemetov)

Russian involvement in Libya

Backing Haftar to the hilt?

Demonstrators in Algiers protesting against Bouteflika in February 2019 (photo: picture alliance/dpa/F. Baticha)

Elias Khoury on the Arab Spring 2019

The re-birth of Tahrir Square

Migrants refuse to leave a container ship, having been rescued at sea and returned to Misrata, Libya (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Refugee camps in Libya

Guilty of torture and rape by association – Europeʹs dirty secret

Protests in Istanbul against the oppression of Uighurs in China (photo: Getty Images/AFP/O. Kose)

Chinaʹs oppression of the Uighurs

Save our Turkic brothers, Mr. President!

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (photo: picture-alliance)

Israel′s parliamentary elections

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To be or not to be – the Netanyahu question

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: DHA/C. Erok)

Local elections in Turkey

Erdogan's allure is fading

A sea of road-signs on the Golan Heights (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

U.S.A. recognises Israeli annexation

Why so silent over the Golan?

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika (photo: picture-alliance)

Algeria in transition

Time's up, Bouteflika!

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