Experts from Syria are working together with German authorities to track down art stolen in Syria and Iraq. Much of it turns up on the Internet. IS fighters are selling plundered art to fund their conquests.
A NATO-led training mission in Iraq could get hundreds of new soldiers under new plans to be discussed by lawmakers. Trump called on NATO to do more in the Middle East after a US drone strike killed a top Iran general.
Turkish police have launched a nationwide sweep against the jihadi group, netting more than 120 suspects. Memories are still raw of the 2017 New Year attack at an Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people.
Three months into Turkey's offensive, an ancient Christian community in Syria's northeast is experiencing a nightmare in a loop. With nowhere to go, their future looks increasingly bleak.
From consolidating Iranian influence in Iraq to waging war against the "Islamic State" in Syria, General Qassem Soleimani was an instrumental figure for Iranian aspirations in the region. DW examines his life.
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