Politics

Gasser Abdel Razek is a prominent human rights activist and director of EIPR human rights organisation in Egypt (photo: private)

Arrest of EIPR human rights activists in Egypt

My friend Gasser Abdel Razek, the "terrorist"

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speak to the media after a meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, 24 August 2016 (photo: picture alliance/AP Images/K. Ozer)

U.S.-Turkey relations in 2021

Biden and Erdogan – how much carrot, how much stick?

Shadows of Syrians are reflected on a giant poster showing President Bashar Assad, during a supporting rally in Damascus, Syria, Friday, 16 December 2011 (photo: AP Photo/Muzaffar Salman)

Exclusive – Germany's universal jurisdiction

The chances of indicting Syria's Assad for war crimes

Joe Biden and Palastinian President Mahmoud Abbas (photo: Debbie Hill/AP Photo/picture alliance)

U.S. foreign policy in the Arab world

Joe Biden and the Middle East – bid farewell to Trumpism

A demonstrator displays her opinion outside the courthouse on the first day of the constitutional challenge to Bill 21, which bans public workers in positions of "authority" from wearing religious symbols, before the Quebec Superior Court in Montreal on 2 November 2020 (photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)

Canada and the problem with Bill 21

Quebec's controversial secularism law takes the stand

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Democracy in the Maghreb

Tebboune's 'New Algeria' looks a lot like the old Algeria

Still from the documentary "‘Til Kingdom Come" (photo: NDR/Met Film Sales/Abraham (Abie) Troen)

Maya Zinshtein's documentary "'Til Kingdom Come"

How America's Evangelicals are shaping the Middle East

Fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh (photo: AP/picture-alliance)

Armenia, Azerbaijan – and Nagorno-Karabakh

“Germany is pretending not to see or hear“

Many people in Nice are still in shock over the latest Islamist terror attack (photo: Norbert Scanella/Panoramic/Imago Images)

France, terrorism and identity politics

Emmanuel Macron's determination to pick the wrong battle

Photo montage: Arab autocrats stand to gain from Trump re-election (source: DW)

U.S. elections and the Middle East

Arab dictators hold their breath at Trump's possible exit

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (right) talks with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem in Damascus, September 2020 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Loual Bershara)

U.S.-Russian diplomatic tug-of-war

How will Syria's unending war play out in the northeast?

Politically deeply divided: Turkish President Erdogan (left) and French President Macron during a state visit. Archive image from 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/AP/L. Marin)

Muhammad cartoon controversy

Macron and the Muhammad tempest in a Twitter teapot

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