Urban development in Tunisia
Keeping the speculators out of Tunis
Egypt’s new cybercrime law
What Sisi sees
A nuclear Middle East
Arab states court the atom
Egypt's economic disarray
Whether to topple President Sisi...

Urban development in Tunisia

While there is a gradual reawakening of interest among the inhabitants of the Tunisian capital in their historical old town, the cityʹs colonial districts are at risk of falling prey to property speculators. Sarah Mersch on the development of Tunis

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Egypt’s new cybercrime law

In May 2018, Egypt’s parliament approved several new pieces of legislation, regulating the press and the media, but also the controversial cybercrime law. Amr Gharbeia, technology and human rights officer with the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) and an expert on Internet surveillance in Egypt, spoke to Sofian Philip Naceur about the implicationsRead more

A nuclear Middle East

With more instability likely in the near future, the incentives for maintaining or acquiring nuclear weapons in the Middle East are destined to increase. One thing remains clear, however: as long as Israel is excluded, the objective of total nuclear disarmament in the region will never be achieved, writes Israel Rafalovich Read more

Egypt's economic disarray

Five years after protests and a coup brought then-President Mohammed Morsi to his knees, Egypt is experiencing its sharpest rise in living costs. Is the country on the brink once again? Farid Farid reports from CairoRead more

Politics

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a press conference in Tel Aviv, Israel, on 30 April 2018, claiming the existence of files which could "prove" Iran's secret development of nuclear weapons (photo: picture-alliance/Photoshot)

A nuclear Middle East

Arab states court the atom

Egypt's shopkeepers bear the brunt of the economic crisis (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Egypt's economic disarray

Whether to topple President Sisi...

Protests following the NSU trial verdict (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Verdict in neo-Nazi NSU trial

The shredding of Germanyʹs democracy

Assadʹs troops in Daraa province (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

The demise of Daraa, former rebel stronghold

At the mercy of Assadʹs troops

Society

Tunis Old Town, a picture postcard idyll (photo: Sarah Mersch)

Urban development in Tunisia

Keeping the speculators out of Tunis

Amr Gharbeia, technology and human rights officer with the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (photo: DW)

Egypt’s new cybercrime law

What Sisi sees

Syrian refugee children in Camp Bashabsha, close to the Jordanian town of Al Ramtha (photo: Reuters/Majed Jaber)

Syrian refugee children

Urgent action required

Muslim woman in Germany (photo: Georg Wendt/dpa)

Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia in Europe

The eternal Muslim

Culture

Still from"A War": Danish actor Pilou Asbæk plays Claus Michael Pedersen, the officer on trial (photo: Magnolia Pictures)

Tobias Lindholmʹs "A War"

Nordic tragedy in Afghanistan

Israeli director Samuel Maoz (photo: DW/Sarah Judith Hofmann)

Interview with film director Samuel Maoz

Israeli "Foxtrot" pulls no punches

Sadaf Foroughi arrives on the red carpet at the Canadian Screen Awards in Toronto on 11 March 2018 (photo: picture alliance/empics)

Interview with award-winning Iranian film director Sadaf Foroughi

Ava, my adolescent self

Syrian Philippino rapper Nasser Shorbaji, a.k.a. Chyno, from Damascus (source: Stories by the City)

Syrian-Philippino rapper Nasser Shorbaji

Hip-hopping between generations