In the Holy City of Jerusalem, Jews and Arabs tend to keep out of each others' way. The Hand in Hand School, right on the Green Line, is a remarkable exception. Classes are taught there in both Arabic and Hebrew. Hans-Christian Rößler reportsMore
This audacious project has foundered more than once and even this time its success hung by a thread. Daniel Barenboim performed a concert in Gaza with a group of European musicians. Hans-Christian Rößler reportsMore
The ancient ruins of Palmyra are remnants of a bygone golden era. For several days now, the ruins have been controlled by the militias of Islamic State. UNESCO has warned that the World Heritage site is now at risk of being destroyed.