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Demonstration in Tripoli celebrating the anniversary of the revolution in Libya (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Unity government obscures old and new rifts

SWP Comment: The limits to Libya's unity

A youth walks past a banner depicting Syrian President Bashar Assad during a rally for Druze residents of the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights in the village of Majdal Shams to mark Syria's Independence Day on 17 April 2021 (photo: JALAA MAREY/AFP)

Syria 10 years on

Bashar al-Assad’s Pyrrhic victory and the arrogance of power

Erodgan presenting a map of northeastern Syria (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/S. Weng)

Turkey and northern Syria

Recep Tayyip Erdogan's deadly serious colonial project

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

The Syrian lawyer and human rights activist Razan Zeitouneh (photo: Free Razan)

10 years of war in Syria

Razan Zeitouneh – the missing face of Syria's revolution

Social Democrat Euro MP Dietmar Koester attends a European election campaign event in Dortmund, Germany, 02.05.2014 (photo: Ruediger Woelk/imago images)

MEP on Fortress Europe and human rights in the Middle East

"The European Union allows human rights to be trampled underfoot"

Syrian dissident and political analyst Yassin al-Haj Saleh (photo: Maizar Matar)

The legacy of the Arab Spring

"The Syrian revolution is resumable today and tomorrow"

Turkish military in Tajoura, southeast of Tripoli, November 2020

Turkey seeks its role in the Middle East

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's foreign policy rethink

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi (l) and French President Emmanuel Macron in front of the Elysee Palace in Paris (photo: picture-alliance/ABACA/Eliot Blandet)

Egypt – Dollars to despots

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi's international patrons

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

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

Armenia, Azerbaijan – and Nagorno-Karabakh

“Germany is pretending not to see or hear“

The fighting for Shusha could be observed from the capital of Nagorno-Karabakh, Stepakanert (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Refusing to be sucked in

Russia and Turkey keep powder dry in Nagorno-Karabakh

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?

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