Topic: Arab Spring

Yemen′s former long-time dictator Ali Abdullah Saleh (photo: Reuters)

Death of Yemeni ex-dictator Ali Abdullah Saleh

Caught in no-man's land

Demonstration for freedom and democracy in Bahrain in September 2012 (photo: Reuters/Hamad I Mohammed)

Political discourse in the Arab world

Last ditch democracy

Yemeni author Habib Abdulrab Sarori (photo: private)

Interview with the Yemeni author Habib Abdulrab Sarori

The pendulum of conviction

Indonesian Sufis perform a ceremonial dance on 3 August 2012 in Jakarta (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Christoph Peters′ short story collection ″Selfie mit Sheikh″

Closer to the unknown

Protesters in Morocco demonstrate against the detention of Rif Movement activist Nasser Zefzafi (photo: Reuters)

Reform in Morocco

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Sapping the political will

Egyptian film director Tamer El Said (photo: private)

Interview with director Tamer El Said

"In the Last Days of the City": Between light and dark

A woman walks past Egyptian army tanks in downtown Cairo (photo: dpa)

Authoritarian rule in the Arab world

Fear of change

Supporters of the "Hirak El-Shaabi" (Popular Movement) in Al-Hoceima demonstrating against the imprisonment of their leader in June 2017 (photo: Reuters)

The "Hirak El-Shaabi" protest movement in Morocco

The uprising of the marginalised

Sign indicating Libya′s Great Man-Made River (source: Wikipedia)

Libya′s Great Man-Made River irrigation project

The eighth wonder of the world?

The ruins of Aleppo in northern Syria (photo: Reuters/A. Ismail)

Book review: Niroz Malek′s ″Der Spaziergaenger von Aleppo″

Surviving in the death zone

Qatari defence ministry staff members wait while Minister of Defence Khalid bin Mohammad al-Attiyah welcomes U.S. Defence Secretary James Mattis (neither pictured) for a meeting in Doha on 22 April 2017 (photo: Jonathan Ernst Pool/Getty Images)

Qatar diplomatic crisis

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Playing the waiting game

Anti-corruption protests in the Moroccan city of Al-Hoceima on 3 June 2017 (photo: Reuters/Youssef Boudlal)

Social unrest in the Arab world

Guilty of gross negligence

"Revolution Records": El Temraz, Ahmed Rock II, Amr Czar and Rooney Rady (source: Facebook)

Egyptian rappers

Keeping it real

Protesters in Al-Hoceima in Morocco's Rif region demonstrating in May 2017 for social and economic development

Morocco and the return of autocracy

Playing with fire

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