In his commentary, popular Egyptian television presenter and comic Bassem Youssef castigates the growing intolerance and political narrow-mindedness in contemporary Egypt beyond the confines of the ideological campMore
The Hagia Sophia in Istanbul has become a bone of contention. Since it was secularised in 1935, it has been a museum. Now Turkish nationalists want to turn it back into a mosque - while the Patriarch of Constantinople wants to use it as a church again. A photo essay by Klaus Dahmann.