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Cover of Mikhal Dekel's "Tehran Children" and the author herself (source: W.W. Norton & Company/Twitter)

Non-fiction: Mikhal Dekel's "Tehran Children"

The Jews who fled Nazi Germany to finally end up in Iran

Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj (left) visiting the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on 4 June 2020, Ankara (photo: picture-alliance/AA/M. Aktas)

Mask diplomacy and power politics

Erdogan's foreign policy in the shadow of coronavirus

Supporters of the Libyan transitional government celebrate their territorial gains (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

The collapse of Haftar's offensive

Is Egypt really preparing to jump into the Libyan fray?

Fighter with the UN-backed government forces of Libya seen south of Tripoli (photo: picture-alliance/Xinhua/H. Turkia)

A truly international conflict

How can Europe help prevent the carving-up of Libya?

Black and white image of a Russian fighter aircraft in Libya (photo; DVIDS)

Conflict in North Africa

In Libya, Russia sinks its teeth into another proxy war

Rapid Support Forces (RSF) units in the northwest of Sudan’s capital Khartoum (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Democratisation in danger

Sudan's ongoing turf war

Women's rights activist Huda Khayti in Idlib (photo: Huda Khayti)

The destruction of Idlib

"I'd rather suffer bombs than Assad"

Syrian civilian in the ruins of Idlib (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

War in Syria

The horror of Idlib

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a press conference in the capital Tehran (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Iranian Presidency)

E3, Russia and China

Solving the nuclear deal stalemate with Iran

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad with his brother Maher (photo: AP)

The decades-long rule of Syria's al-Assad dynasty

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Psychogram of a Syrian dictator

Murdered Syrian activist and journalist Raed Fares (photo: Radio Fresh)

Fighting for democracy and a free Syria

"Ideas cannot be killed with weapons" – remembering Raed Fares

Syria's dictator Bashar al-Assad visits military units in Habeet in the province Idlib (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Syria's constitutional committee

Geneva is key to Assad's rehabilitation

Turkish flag flies at the refugee camp for Syrian refugees in Islahiye, Gaziantep province, Turkey, March 2016 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

A safe haven in northern Syria?

Turkey's plan to 'resettle' Syrian refugees

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