Topic: Arab Spring

Syrian opposition fighters get ready to destroy a poster of President Bashar al-Assad, early June 2015 (photo: DW/AA/I. Hariri)

The Assad regime and the civil war in Syria

Clash of barbarisms

Dima Wannous (photo: Richard Sammour)

Book review: "Details" by Dima Wannous

Everyday life in a dictatorship

Market in Kasserine (photo: Beat Stauffer)

Jihadism in Tunisia

The invisible enemy

Adham Hafez (photo: Max Lautenschlager)

Interview with the Egyptian choreographer Adham Hafez

The disappearance of the kiss

Image from the book "Walls of Freedom" by Basma Hamdy and Don Karl (copyright: El-Zeft)

Art and revolution in the Arab world in 2015

Struggling against the restoration of "order"

A Free Syrian Army fighter in a prison in Aleppo (photo: picture-alliance/abaca)

Political prisoners in Syria

Around-the-clock torture

Mohammed Aboutreika cheering after a goal during the Super Cup in 2010 (photo: Khaled  Desouki/afp/Getty Images)

Egyptian football star Mohammed Aboutreika

Bridging a deep divide

A man sifting through rubble on a street in the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp south of Damascus, Syria (photo: picture-alliance/epa/Y. Badawi)

Syria and the international community

The least we can do for Syria

Hala Mohammad (source: YouTube)

The Syrian poet Hala Mohammad

"They are stealing the soul from our revolution"

A photo of the incarcerated journalist Mazen Darwish on an empty seat at the first Human Rights Forum in Berlin (photo: picture alliance/Eventpress)

Freedom of the press in Syria

The truth can cost lives

Sara Ishaq (photo: Nader Alsarras)

Interview with the Yemeni director Sara Ishaq

"Yemen is like a garden that was full of weeds"

Still from a Moroccan television show in which Abdallah Laroui made an appearance

The Moroccan thinker Abdallah Laroui

A modernist who defends theocracy

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (left) and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi General Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi on 31 May 2014 (photo: dpa/picture alliance)

Germany's Middle East policy

Is Germany changing tack?

Tawfiq al-Hakim (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Book review: Tawfiq al-Hakim's "The Revolt of the Young"

A revolutionary manual for older generations

Amjad Nasser (photo: Amjad Nasser)

Amjad Nasser on the role of Arab writers in Arab society

Speaking out in societies without words

The launch of "Syria Speaks: Arts and Culture from the Frontline" in the Theater Aan Het Spui in the Hague on 25 March as part of the Movies that Matter Film Festival. From left: Rasha Abbas; a member of anonymous artists' collective Al-Shaab al-Suri Aref Tariqahu, Malu Halasa, Zaher Omareen and Yassin al-Haj Saleh (photo: Maarten van Haaff)

"Syria Speaks"

Challenging violence with creativity

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