Robert Chatterjee

Government Formation in Iraq

For five whole months Iraq has waited for a new government – will Mustafa al-Kadhimi be the one to break the deadlock? The prime minister designate has limited room to manoeuvre. But Tehran is feeling the pressure, too.

Kurz Erklärt: Regierungsbildung im Irak
Not only local fisherman suffer from the predrying of Lake Urmia: Salt and dust also severely affect regional farms and their farmland.
Interview with Ecologist Naghmeh Mobarghaee

Severe sandstorms, record-breaking heatwaves: Iran is experiencing climate change. Ecologist Naghmeh Mobarghaee explains how Iran’s largest inland body of water nearly disappeared, and the role of environmentalism in Iranian society and politics.