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.
Demonstrators have staged a "million man march" in Baghdad calling for the US to end its military presence in Iraq. Cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called the march after the US drone strike that killed a top Iranian general.
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.
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.
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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