Politics

Hundreds of Algerians protest against a fifth term of 81-year-old President Bouteflika (photo: afp/Kramdi)

No stability without opposition

The Maghrebʹs untenable status quo

A boy stands in a line of niqab-wearing women near Baghouz, Syria, 05.03.2019 (photo: Reuters/R. Said)

Slaves of Islamic State

The fight to find the missing Yazidis

Algerians protest against the idea of Bouteflika gaining a fifth term in office in downtown Algiers (photo: Sofian Philip Naceur)

Mass anti-president protests in Algeria

No more Bouteflika!

Royal Saudi Air Force Tornado IDS (imago/StockTrek Images)

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German arms feeding the Yemen conflict

 U.S. President Donald Trump gives a public speech at Krasinski Square, in Warsaw, Poland, 6 July 2017 (photo: Reuters/K. Pempel)

The West versus the Islamic Republic?

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Iran's 40 years of strife

Militia supporter in Syria burns an IS flag in Raqqa (photo: picture-alliance/AP/dpa)

The end of the "Islamic State"

Entering a new chapter in Syria

A crater marks the site of the first Indian underground nuclear test conducted 18 May 1974 at Pokhran in the desert state of Rajasthan (photo: AP)

India and Pakistan

Nuclear war – a remote, but real threat

Supporters of Egypt's army chief General Abdul Fattah al-Sisi hold a poster of Sisi in Tahrir square in Cairo, on the third anniversary of Egypt's uprising, 25 January 2014 (photo: Reuters/Mohamed Abd El-Ghany)

Egyptʹs political future

Generalissimo Sisi

President Erdogan attends an AKP election campaign event in the Turkish province of Corum on 12 February 2019 (photo: picture-alliance/AA/C. Oksuz)

Countdown to Turkeyʹs local elections

Thank God for tomatoes!

Demonstrator protesting against the Mubarak regime on Tahrir Square in Cairo in 2011 (photo: AFP)

Authoritarian rule in the Arab world

Nurturing the Arabellion phoenix

President of Turkey and ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party chair Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: Getty Images/A. Altan)

Not-so-splendid isolation

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Erdogan's geopolitical nightmare

The Taliban at the Moscow talks on 09.11.2019 (photo: picture-alliance/Sputnik/Astapkovich/dpa)

Negotiating peace with the Taliban

Any deal will do

Supporters of Ayatollah Khomeini in Tehran (photo: picture-alliance/AP/V. Salemi)

The Republic of Iran turns forty

A theocracy at the crossroads

The 212 Alumni: thousands of Muslim hardliners protested on 2 December 2016 over Ahokʹs alleged blasphemy. Here presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto can be seen signing 212 during the commemoration of the ʹ212 Alumniʹ demonstration in Jakarta on 02.12.2018 (photo: picture-alliance/NurPhoto/A. Raharjo)

Abusing blasphemy legislation

Indonesia's slide towards identity politics

Protesters on Avenue Bourguiba in Tunis following a mass demonstration in front of the UGTT headquarters on 17.01.2019 (photo: Sofian Philip Naceur)

Social unrest in Tunisia

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Taking on the IMF

Turkish flag flying in a refugee camp (photo: picture-alliance/AP/L. Pitarakis)

Turkey's local elections

Playing ping-pong with the Syrians

Russian President Vladimir Putin (r) approaches to shake hands with his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, on 23 January 2019 (photo: Reuters/A. Nemenov)

The geopolitics of the Syrian conflict

Getting Erdogan on board

UAE Ambassador to Germany Ali Abdulla Al Ahmed (photo: UAE Embassy)

UAE Ambassador Ali Abdulla Al Ahmed on Pope Francis' visit

"Both are religions of God and both are religions of peace"

Demonstration on Tahrir Square in Cairo, 2011 (photo: Reuters)

Eight years after the Arabellion

The Egyptian opposition's seven deadly sins

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