Manifesto against "new anti-Semitism" in France
Cutting Suras to suit
Lizzie Doron on Independence Day
"Israel is facing crucial decisions"
Power struggle in Iran
Trump gifts the hawks of Tehran
Algerian cinema
Young, rebellious and full of beans

Controversial manifesto against "new anti-Semitism" in France

In France, the publication of a manifesto that calls among other things for the removal of certain verses from the Koran and seeks to pave the way for state intervention in religious matters has triggered heated debate. Farid Hafez has the detailsRead more

Israeli author Lizzie Doron on Independence Day

Seventy years after the founding of the State of Israel, Lizzie Doron, author of "Who the Fuck is Kafka?", which traces the unlikely friendship of an Israeli and a Palestinian, walks through her evolving feelings over the years regarding 14 MayRead more

Deal drop triggers power struggle in Iran

By pulling out of the nuclear deal with Iran, U.S. President Donald Trump has played into the hands of Tehranʹs hardliners. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is now under pressure to salvage the agreement with its European signatories and prevent an escalation in the region. Commentary by Ulrich von SchwerinRead more

Algerian cinema

Algeria's young filmmakers are turning their attention to making films that engage with the country's violent past. Christopher Resch met up with three of themRead more

Politics

Demonstration in Tehran against the USA following Americaʹs withdrawal from the nuclear agreement (photo: Reuters)

Deal drop triggers power struggle in Iran

Trump gifts the hawks of Tehran

On 08.05.2018, U.S. President Donald Trump seals the United Statesʹ departure from the nuclear deal with Iran (photo: Reuters/J. Ernst)

U.S. de-certifies Iran nuclear deal

Madmen at the helm

 Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (centre) makes a speech during the 23rd session of the Palestinian National Council at the Ahmad Al-Shukairy Conference Hall in the Presidential Office in Ramallah, West Bank on 30 April 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/AA/I. Rimawi)

The Abbas controversy

No excuse for anti-Semitism

Lebanese premier Saad Hariri casting his vote in a polling station in Beirut on 6 May (photo: Reuters)

Election fallout in Lebanon

Co-operation is key

Society

Muslim women read the Koran (photo: Reuters)

Controversial manifesto against "new anti-Semitism" in France

Cutting Suras to suit

Israeli author Lizzie Doron presents her book "Who the Fuck Is Kafka" during the press conference in Prague, Czech Republic, November 8, 2016 (photo: Imago/CTK Photo)

Israeli author Lizzie Doron on Independence Day

"Israel is facing crucial decisions"

Refugees scale Melilla border fence (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/S. Palacios)

Migrating across the Mediterranean

Escape at all costs

Egyptian football star Mohamed Salah (photo: picture-alliance)

Egyptian football

Sun god, star, Mo Salah

Culture

Palestinian artist Sliman Mansour in his atelier in Ramallah (photo: Sarah Hofmann/DW)

Interview with Palestinian artist Sliman Mansour

Covert war

Still from "Bloody Beans" by Narimane Mari (source: YouTube)

Algerian cinema

Young, rebellious and full of beans

Lebanese film director Reem Saleh (photo: Martin Rodriguez Redondo/Goethe.de)

Interview with Lebanese director Reem Saleh

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One big family

Syrian American writer Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar (photo: Neha Gautam)

Book review: Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadarʹs "The Map of Salt and Stars"

ESP and the power of memory