Politics

Siemens boss Roland Busch in front of an ICE train (photo: Sven Happe/Pool via AP/picture-alliance)

Siemens wins major contract in Egypt

High speed up the Nile valley

Irans Oberster Führer Ayatollah Ali Khamenei; Foto: Imagae Images Zuma Wire

Iran and the Ukraine war

Ali Khamenei prepares for the future

Composite image of U.S. President Joe Biden and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (photo: picture-alliance)

Saudia Arabia and the UAE

Getting Washington wrong

What will Iraq and the other Arab oil states do with the extra money flowing from higher oil prices? Erbil oil refinery, Iraq (photo: picture-alliance)

Middle East oil states

Surging energy prices likely to de-rail reforms?

An Egyptian boy with a handful of wheat grains (photo: AFP/Getty/ImaMohamed El Shahedges)

Egypt's food crisis

Wheat from the desert?

Woman buying a bag of bread in Iran (photo: Vahid Salemi/AP/picture-alliance)

Protests in Iran

Spiralling food prices fuel unrest

The flags of Turkey and the USA (photo: imago/imagebroker)

Public opinion in Turkey

Dreaming of a greater republic

Before the coup 2013: Egypt's former President Mohammed Morsi with his army chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi (photo: Reuters)

Egyptian army and the Muslim Brotherhood

Competitors in common

Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan arrives for a working lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron (not seen) at the Chateau de Fontainebleau in Fontainebleau near Paris, France, 15 September 2021 (photo: REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/File Photo)

UAE's Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan

Iran and Islamists a threat to Gulf safe haven

Spanish Prime Minister Sanchez on a two-day visit to Morocco on 07.4.2022 (photo: Moroccan Royal Palace/AP Photo/picture alliance)

Morocco and Spain

What price Madrid and Rabat's "historic" reconciliation?

Symbolic image: Tunisia's struggle for democracy (photo: Reuters)

Kais Saied's creeping coup

Who will save Tunisia's democracy now?

Vladimir Putin hosts Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi in the Kremlin, January 2022 (photo: picture-alliance)

Ukraine war

Iran – at Putin's beck and call?

Ukraine and Middle East: protests against Putin in Syria (photo: AFP)

"Not our fight"

Why the Middle East doesn't fully support Ukraine

A man holds a child as he flees Irpin, a town west of Kyiv (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Open-source on Russia's crimes

Lessons learnt in Syria help Ukraine

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Hate propaganda in India

Modi opponents labelled 'anti-national'

The Republican People s Party CHP and citizens held a protest against high electricity and natural gas bills in Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey on 12.02.2022 (photo: Tolga Ildun/ZUMA Wire/imago images)

Turkish opposition

Courting Turkey’s disenchanted electorate

Flirting with nationalist support: Erdogan with MHP leader Devlet Bahceli (photo: DHA)

Turkey and Central Asia

One nation, six states?

Populist Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr speaks during a press conference in Najaf, Iraq, 18.11.2021 (photo: AP Photo/Anmar Khalil)

Reform in Iraq

Muqtada al-Sadr must court the political elite

Natural gas drilling platform off the island of Cyprus (photo: picture-alliance/AP-Photo/P.Karadjias)

Europe's gas supply

Reshuffling the EastMed cards

The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees UNRWA (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/M. Issa)

Middle East conflict

"Palestinian refugees have a right to the truth"

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