Politics

File photo: the self-propelled howitzer 2000 is the Bundeswehr's most modern artillery piece (photo: Sven Eckelkamp/IMAGO)

Putin’s new world order

What does the war in Ukraine mean?

Algeria decided to sever relations with its neighbour Morocco on 24 August 2021, accusing Rabat of having "hostile tendencies" towards it (photo: picture-alliance)

Morocco and Algeria

A rivalry stretching back decades

Sri Lankan auto rickshaw drivers queue up to buy petrol near a fuel station in Colombo, Sri Lanka, 13 April 2022 (photo: AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

Which country will be next?

Lebanon and Sri Lanka share economic collapse

Photo montage: King Mohammed VI of Morocco, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and President Abdelmadjid Tebboune of Tunisia (source: DW)

Western Sahara

Is a gas crisis with Algeria on the horizon for Spain?

Umit Ozdag, leader of the Zafer Partisi or "Victory Party" (photo: ADEM ALTAN/AFP)

Electioneering in Turkey

Turkish right-wing populists on the rise

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks following a Cabinet meeting, in Ankara, Turkey, 23 May 2022 (photo: Turkish Presidency/AP Photo)

Osman Kavala and Turkey's travesty of justice

Exploiting the fog of war

First session after the election: meeting of the Iraqi parliament, January 2022. (photo: Iraqi Parliament Press Office/Handout/AA/picture alliance)

Iraq bans contact with Israel

Anti-Semitism as state doctrine?

Siemens boss Roland Busch in front of an ICE train (photo: Sven Happe/Pool via AP/picture-alliance)

Siemens wins major contract in Egypt

High speed up the Nile valley

Irans Oberster Führer Ayatollah Ali Khamenei; Foto: Imagae Images Zuma Wire

Iran and the Ukraine war

Ali Khamenei prepares for the future

Composite image of U.S. President Joe Biden and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (photo: picture-alliance)

Saudia Arabia and the UAE

Getting Washington wrong

What will Iraq and the other Arab oil states do with the extra money flowing from higher oil prices? Erbil oil refinery, Iraq (photo: picture-alliance)

Middle East oil states

Surging energy prices likely to de-rail reforms?

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

Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan arrives for a working lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron (not seen) at the Chateau de Fontainebleau in Fontainebleau near Paris, France, 15 September 2021 (photo: REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/File Photo)

UAE's Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan

Iran and Islamists a threat to Gulf safe haven

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?

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