Politics

Taliban fighters east of Kabul (photo: picture-alliance/AP/R. Gul)

The Taliban′s spring offensive

Over one million displaced Afghans

Egyptian author Alaa Al Aswany (photo: Imago/El Mundo)

Interview with the Egyptian author Alaa Al Aswany

″I write to defend democracy″

Election poster for Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo (photo: Arian Fariborz)

Sisi and the European Union

The long arm of the dictator

Arab Spring protesters

Arab Spring five years on

Brave new world?

Armed Polisario fighters in Tindouf refugee camp, southern Algeria (photo: DW/Nour Elhayet El Kebir)

Western Sahara – the last colony in Africa

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″Armed resistance is their only choice″

Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) members says they are not involved in terrorist activities

Pakistan′s struggle with sectarianism

Enough is enough

Refugees in Dikili, Turkey

Europe′s response to the refugee crisis

"Ugly, feckless and dysfunctional"

Sadiq Khan, London's first Muslim mayor (source: YouTube)

Sadiq Khan′s London

Democracy wins out

Gertrude Bell, historical images from Iraq (source: gemeinfrei; montage: ard.de)

Sykes-Picot and the role of Gertrude Bell

Midwife of the Middle East

Colonel Mark Sykes (left) was a member of Britain's Conservative Party; Francois Georges-Picot (right) was a French diplomat

100 years of Sykes-Picot

"A tapestry of plans and promises"

Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/K. Kadim)

Iraq′s political crisis

Al-Sadr the power broker

Armed police officer in front of the Egyptian Journalists′ Union building in Cairo on 15 April 2016 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. Dalsh)

Political protests in Egypt

Sisi′s falling star

Political scientist Dr Andre Bank (photo: private)

Interview with Andre Bank, political scientist

"The refugees are part of Jordanian politics"

Demonstrating against blogger murders in Bangladesh (photo: DW/A. Islam)

Spate of murders in Bangladesh

See no evil, hear no evil

Proteste konservativ-islamischer Studenten in Teheran für eine "widerstandsfähige Wirtschaft" und gegen die ökonomische Öffnung des Landes und Integration des Iran in die Weltwirtschaft; Foto: Fars

Politics and economics in Iran

Pie in the sky

Libyans protesting about UN candidate recommendations for the unity government in Benghazi (photo: Reuters/E.O. Al-Fetori)

Political crisis in Libya

United we stand?

US President Barack Obama at the Gulf Co-operation Summit in Riyadh on 21.04.2016 (photo: Reuters/K. Lamarque)

Saudi-US relations

Chilly diplomacy

French journalist and author Garance Le Caisne (photo: private)

Interview with the journalist and author Garance le Caisne

Caesar and the butcher of Damascus

Residents behind the military blockade preventing access to Sur in Diyarbakir (photo: Reuters/S. Kayar)

Diyarbakir and the Turkish military offensive

The spoils of urban warfare

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