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
Never before in the Arab world has a television show unleashed such controversy as the satirical programme "Al Bernameg" ('The Programme') presented by Egyptian television star Bassem Youssef – a furore that was stoked further when its broadcasting slot on the Egyptian broadcaster "CBC" was withdrawn in the wake of the uproar it caused. This makes it a milestone in the history of the freedom of expression in Egypt.