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Syrian civilian in the ruins of Idlib (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

War in Syria

The horror of Idlib

Spent bullet from the Hanau attacker's gun (photo: AP)

Racist attack on Hanau

Not the only Nazi ideologue...

A man casts his vote during parliamentary elections at a polling station in Tehran on 21 February 2020 (photo: Reuters/WANA/I. Tabatabaee)

Elections in the Islamic republic

Strong vote for a strong Iran?

Officials watching a French nuclear test in the Algerian desert (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

French nuclear tests in the Maghreb 60 years on

Delayed fallout in Algeria

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a press conference in the capital Tehran (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Iranian Presidency)

E3, Russia and China

Solving the nuclear deal stalemate with Iran

Protest in Algiers on 12 December 2019 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

First anniversary of the Hirak movement

The jury's still out on Algeria

Tunisian president Kais Saied (photo: picture-alliance/Photoshot/Handout Tunisian Presidency)

Democratic transition in crisis?

Building Tunisia from the ground up

Moroccan King Mohammed VI (centre-left) and Li Biao (centre-right), chairman of the Chinese group Haite, attend the launch of Tangier Tech, a Chinese investment project in Morocco on 20 March 2017, at the royal palace near Tangiers (photo: Getty Images/AFP/F. Senna)

Paris and Rabat in diplomatic stand-off

Is France losing its backyard in North Africa?

Image of Ayatollah Khomeini, Leader of the Islamic Revolution (source: Milad Alaei)

At Khomeini's service

Britain complicit in the crushing of Iran's Tudeh party

(photo: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

Protests in the Middle East

No tyranny without Egypt

United States President Donald Trump shakes hands with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the White House on 28.01.2020 (photo: picture-alliance/CNP/J. Lott)

USA, Israel and the Palestinians

Trump's sham attempt at peace

ara Friedman is the president of the Foundation for Middle East Peace (FMEP) and has been working in the Middle East foreign policy arena for more than 25 years (photo: FMEP)

Interview with Middle East expert Lara Friedman

"A kosher stamp for Israel to retain control over the West Bank"

A couple hug in front of a wall in Jerusalem that depicts Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu kissing each other (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M.A. Shaers)

U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East

Slave to the Trumpian impulse

Iyad el-Baghdadi, director of the Kawaakibi Foundation in Oslo (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Interview with democracy activist Iyad el–Baghdadi

Jeff Bezos, blackmail and MbS

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi (photo: Reuters/D. Siddiqui)

India and big business

Complicit in Modiʹs Hindu nationalist agenda

Iranians in Kerman mourn the death of Qassem Soleimani, head of the Revolutionary Guard, killed in a U.S. drone strike, January 2020 (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

The longest duel

Iran and the USA square off

Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar with Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo (photo: Reuters)

Egyptian foreign policy and the Libyan crisis

Time to restore Egypt's pivotal role in Libya

African migrants off the Libyan coast on 27.01.2018 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Standing at the gate

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How Libyans see Europe

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