Topic: Humanitarian aid

Protest in Berlin regarding the evacuation of civilians from Afghanistan; the German placard reads "Blood on your hands" (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Afghanistan

Victim-blaming – a trope of the West's failure in Afghanistan

A family arriving from Afghanistan cross into Pakistan at the 'Friendship Gate' crossing point, 7 September 2021 (photo: Saeed Ali Achakzai/Reuters/Alamy)

Taliban takeover

Afghanistan crisis looms as West cuts aid lifelines

Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during a joint statement with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Tuesday, May 25, 2021, in West Bank city of Ramallah (photo: AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)

Promoting human rights in the Middle East

The U.S. and Arab hearts and minds – an impossible task?

Polling station for Syrian citizens in Lebanon in a tent. The voting booths are partitioned off with cloths to which Syrian flags are attached. Portraits of the three candidates hang from the ceiling. Polling officers assign free voting booths to voters (photo: Hussein Malla/AP-Photo/picture alliance)

Loyalty and legitimacy in Syria

Bashar al-Assad's staging of the presidential election

A relative of a person who died of COVID-19 breaks down during cremation in Jammu, India, 25 April 2021 (photo: Channi Anand/AP Photo/picture-alliance)

COVID-19 and the double mutation

At the heart of India's coronavirus firestorm

Shepherds in Raqqa in 2017 (photo: Chris Huby/Le Pictorium/imago images)

Syrian conflict

How climate change paved the way to war in Syria

Syrian children play on the roof of a shelter in the Barra refugee camp to the north east of the Lebanese city of Beirut (photo: Marwan Naamani/dpa/picture-alliance)

Mass expropriation in Syria

How Assad is preventing the return of refugees

Children in Syria (photo: AFP)

Ten years of war in Syria

80 percent of Syrians impoverished; 60 % food insecure

Yemen air strike on Sanaa (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Huwais)

Interview with Yemen expert Marie-Christine Heinze

"Now is the time to start preparing for reconstruction"

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