Country: Middle East

The cleric Abdelfattah Mourou, vice-president of the Tunisian parliament and co-founder of the Ennahdha party (source: YouTube)

Tunisian cleric Abdelfattah Mourou speaks out

Palestinian author and publisher Abdel Bari Atwan (photo: picture-alliance/photoshot)

Islamic State

Know your enemy

French support for Bouazizi (photo: Antoine Walter; source: Wikimedia commons.org)

Five years of Arab Spring

The butterfly effect

The Egyptian Sayyid Qutb (photo: picture-alliance/AA/I. Yakut)

Muslim Brotherhood texts

Once valued, now proscribed

Rioting on Tsrael's border with the Gaza Strip (photo: REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa)

Middle East conflict

What prospect peace?

Indian Muslims in Kashmir protest against the Charlie Hebdo cover (photo: picture-alliance/F. Khan)

India and Islamic State

Everything under control?

Middle Eastern wasteland (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Geopolitics in the Middle East

A new century dawns

The German and Israeli flags flying in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/R. Schlesinger)

Israel in the media

Fighting the empty phrase

Palestinian demonstrator in Gaza (photo: Reuters/M. Salem)

Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Third intifada looming

E-opposition rally in Algeria (photo: DW/Ben Chenouf Mahrez)

The Maghreb

Why does the Algerian regime fear Rachad?

Latif Al Ani Tourism Promotion Film ca. 1962; B+W digital print on Hahnemühle Baryta Fine Art paper, 25 x 25 cm (courtesy of the artist and the Arab Image Foundation - AIF)

Art from Iraq and the Armenian diaspora in Venice

A far cry from what we′ve seen before

Syrian author Samar Yazbek (photo: Deutsche Welle/Manaf Azzam)

An interview with Syrian author Samar Yazbek

″The Crossing: My Journey to the Shattered Heart of Syria″

Al Jazeera journalists Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mahmoud awaiting trial (photo: Deutsche Welle)

Al-Sisi′s Egypt

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Hopes for a free press fading

Queen Noor al-Hussein of Jordan (photo: imago/i Images)

Eco-Islam: Noor al-Hussein speaks out

Islam, faith and climate change

Pakistani and Indian soldiers lower the flags of their countries during a daily ceremony at the Wagha border between the two countries (photo: BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)

Politics and religion

The instrumentalisation of religion

Conflict Kitchen in Pittsburgh: promoting greater understanding through food (photo: dpa)

International understanding through cuisine

Food for thought

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