Politics

Symbolic image: child marriage (image: Christoph Hardt/Future Image/Imago)

Forced marriage in Turkey

Turkish state fails child bride in sect marriage

Man rifles through a wad of Egpytian pound notes (image: Mahmoud Elkhwas/NurPhoto/picture alliance)

Economic crisis on the Nile

Is Egypt the 'new Lebanon'?

Chinese President Xi Jinping was greeted by Riyadh Governor Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz as he landed in Saudi Arabia (image: Saudi Press Agency/AP/picture alliance)

China, the Arabs’ preferred partner?

Mr. Xi goes to Riyadh

Vladimir Putin (left) and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan smile broadly as they greet each other at a meeting in Tehran in 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/AA/R. Aydogan)

Turkey-Syria-Russia relations

Is Erdogan planning a deal with Assad?

A women counts bank notes in Lebanon (photo: Java)

Lebanon's economic collapse

Staring into the abyss

The full moon rises over the Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque and Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey, 14 July 2022 (photo: Ali Atmaca/Andalou Agency)

Turkey

A 100-year-old democracy with ups and downs

Cranes on the skyline at the Port of Berbera, Somaliland (photo: Jonas Gerding/DW)

Port of Berbera, Somaliland

The development of a trade hub in the Horn of Africa

Demonstrators in Iran give the victory sign (photo: abaca/picture-alliance)

Protests in Iran

Rethinking Sharia and democracy

Pro-Assad campaing billboards in Damascus, May 2021 (photo: Louai Beshara/AFP/Getty Images)

Syrian conflict's impact on international law

The future cost of normalising Assad

File photo: Oil tanker Front Altair was attacked in the Persian Gulf in June 2019. Iran was blamed (photo: picture-alliance)

Iran and global energy supplies

Covert conflict in the Gulf

Naomi Campbell at the opening of Virgil Abloh's exhibition "Figures of Speech", Doha, Qatar, 4 November 2021 (photo: Craig Barritt/Getty Images)

Qatar

How Qatar turns its cash into foreign policy power

A bearded man walks past a Turkish flag (photo: Aris Messins/AFP/Getty Images)

Turkey

AKP under scrutiny for ties to ultraconservative Islamic community

Election posters for candidates running in Tunisia's parliamentary election on 17 December, Tunis, 2 December 2022 (photo: Yassine Gaidi/AA/picture alliance)

Parliamentary election in Tunisia

Tunisia's undemocratic drift

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