Politics

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran, November 2015 (source: YouTube screenshot)

War in Ukraine

Iran's conflict of interests

Photo montage showing Israeli president Isaac Herzog (left); Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan (right)

Ukraine conflict

Turkey and Israel eye co-operation in Central Asia

A Syrian man holds a poster depicting Syria's President Bashar al-Assad as killer (photo: Aaref Watad/AFP/Getty Images)

What to do with Assad?

Taming Syria’s rogue man

Samyukta Kisan Morcha, a coalition of several farmers' organisations, declares the end of protests in New Delhi (photo: Mayank Makhija/Nur Photo/picture-alliance)

Muslims, Hindus & Sikhs

India's anti-BJP groundswell

Gadi Baltiansky, director of the Geneva Initiative (photo: Gadi Baltiansky)

Geneva Initiative's Gadi Baltiansky

The two-state solution – what future?

Kurdish militias in Syria (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/S. Suna)

Kurdish autonomy in northeast Syria

Between Assad and Erdogan

Turkish and Armenian flags (photo: Zoonar/picture-alliance)

Turkey-Armenia relations

Normalisation after 31 years of tension?

The Syrian-Jordanian border crossing at Jaber-Nassib has re-opened (photo by Louai Beshar/AFP/Getty Images)

Assad's rehabilitation

At the expense of the Syrian people

File photo: Emirates National Security Chief Bin Zayed Al Nahyan (photo: WAM/AP Photo/picture-alliance)

UAE foreign policy rethink

Is dialogue replacing proxy politics?

Delegates at the eighth and possibly final round of talks on the revival of the JCPOA in Vienna in late December 2021 (photo: EU delegation in Vienna/Xinhua/picture alliance)

Iran nuclear talks enter ‘final stage’

Iran's Vienna gambit

Hindu monk and chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath (photo: Reuters/P. Kumar)

India state elections

India's BJP revives Hindu-Muslim dispute

Pro-democracy Sudanese protest against the military junta in Khartoum, January 2022 (photo: Eduard Cousin)

Sudan's popular resistance

The revolution will succeed

Professor of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Maurus Reinkowski (photo: private)

Turkey – past, present and future

After Erdogan, what then?

Egyptian democracy activist Alaa Abdel Fattah is considered an "icon" of the Arab Spring (photo: Khaled Desouki/AFP)

Egypt, Alaa Abd El-Fattah and democracy

"You have not yet been defeated"

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