At the end of a year of epochal and largely unforeseen change in the Arab World, Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan gives his personal view of what the region now needs to ensure that this change is both sustainable and meaningfulMore
Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan asks how Americans and Middle Easterners can move past a decade scarred by 9/11 and the subsequent "war on terror" to embrace the new spirit of cooperation embodied by the Arab SpringMore
In the autumn of 1989, Dresden was one of the East German cities that became known worldwide for the peaceful "Monday demonstrations" against the government of the GDR that precipitated the fall of the Berlin Wall a few months later. One of the slogans chanted by the protesters at the time was "Wir sind das Volk" (We are the people). Twenty-five years on, a very different movement began organising weekly Monday demonstrations and chanting "Wir sind das Volk". In this photo gallery, we chart some of the reactions to Pegida and the developments relating to this anti-immigration and anti-Islam movement.