Munib R. Masri (ICC Palestine), Oren Shachor (ICC Israel) and Rifat Hisarciklioglu (ICC Turkey)

International Chamber of Commerce: Brokering Peace in the Middle East

An official business arbitration center backed by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) will come into force by the end of 2013

Key Partner in the Mideast

Foreign policy mastermind Hans-Ulrich Klose about Berlin’s relations with Jerusalem, Washington and German engagement abroad...

West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

Utopian plan becomes reality – Barenboim-Said Academy in Berlin brings together young Israeli and Arab musicians...
© JVG 
Russian Presidential Press and Information Office (CC BY 4.0) Attribution 4.0 International https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en/Map_of_Middle_East ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/U.S. Department of State, Wikimedia Commons (Public Domain)/Marcello Casal Jr. ABr (CC BY 3.0) Attribution 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en/U.S. Federal Government, Wikimedia Commons (Public Domain)

Peace Now

Already King Salomon knew that there is a “time to every purpose under the heaven … a time to tear and a time to mend, a time for war and a time for peace.” Now a window of opportunity has opened up in the troubled region: New alliances between the moderate [...]


We Can Solve Every Problem

Thuringia’s minister president Bodo Ramelow states that the lack of “a clear difference between the bourgeois-conservative camp and the left wing-liberal camp” poses a problem for German politics. In our exclusive interview, Ramelow also outlines his hands-on approach to the task of integrating refugees into German society and the labor market, introducing the idea of an integration contract…