Politics

3 July 2021, London, United Kingdom: Protesters stage a demonstration in Whitehall against the the military coup in Egypt in its 8th anniversary (photo: Tayfun Salci/ZUMA Wire)

Repression in Sisi's Egypt

Egyptian media workers – systematically intimidated

Syrian refugees stand in front of their snack bar in Istanbul (photo: AFP)

Turkey's Syrian problem

Refugees – a hot topic in Turkish politics

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

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

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

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

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"

Fleeing sniper fire during the siege of Sarajevo, 1992-1996 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Dayton, Putin, the EU

Bosnia and Herzegovina's 30-year struggle

Mutanabbi Street in Baghdad (photo: Birgit Svensson)

Ukraine and Iraq

Compassion yes, sympathy no

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