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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

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?

French Armenians demonstrate in Paris (photo: Lisa Louis/DW)

France, Turkey and the Caucasus

French Armenians plead for Nagorno-Karabakh intervention

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

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

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