Tag: Iran

The language was a victory by itself. Seeing the word “Yallah” spread across Karl-Marx-Straße, was like living in the best of all possible worlds. (More…)

On 20 January 2001, George W. Bush was inaugurated as president of the United States. (More…)

Hamburg-based record label Glitterbeat provides a beacon of hope, not only for music lovers tired of hearing endless iterations of the tried-and-true, but for anyone who believes unapologetic cosmopolitanism is our only gateway to a brighter future. (More…)

It might as well have been a declaration of war. (More…)

Nobody remembers al-Baghdadi. The head of ISIS, who was killed by American commandos in a nighttime raid in Syria, in October, was nowhere to be found. (More…)

Iran and a trade deal. The 26 July exchange could not have deferred more to Trump. (More…)

It could have changed Europe. Negotiating to join the EU since 2005, Turkey’s aspirations, though still a government priority, could not be further from reality today. (More…)

We’ve all seen it before. The parade of missiles through Tehran and the lockstep procession of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. (More…)

The image of an oil tanker burning in the Gulf of Oman is a stern warning of the potential for war in the Middle East, as tensions continue to rise between the United States and Iran. (More…)