Topic: Arab Spring

Youssef Rakha, Egyptian author, essayist and journalist (photo: Susanne Schanda)

Interview with the Egyptian author Youssef Rakha

"Taken together, these things would make up home..."

The Egyptian military pulls the strings of power – graffiti on a wall close to Tahrir Square in Cairo (photo. Reuters)

Political discourse in the Arab world

Defaming democracy

Egyptian boy demonstrating on Tahrir Square in 2011 (photo: AP)

Egypt and the Arab Spring

Vive la resistance!

The American linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky (photo: dpa)

Noam Chomsky in interview

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Obama's sangfroid

Lebanese novelist and critic Elias Khoury (photo: imago/ZUMA Press)

Novelist and critic Elias Khoury

The nightmare of reality

Yemen′s former minister for human rights, Hooria Mashhour (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with Hooria Mashhour

On the rebels′ blacklist

″Get lost!″ – sign on a barrier erected by soldiers of the Republican Guard in front of the presidential palace in Cairo (photo: Reuters)

Political transformation in the Arab world

Forget the people

Boy sits on a wrecked tank in Kobani (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Y. Akgul)

Syrian conflict

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Everyone against everyone

Ennahda party supporters attend Tunisian National Day celebrations on 20.03.2014 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Ennahda – the new Muslim Democrats

A blessing for Tunisian democracy?

Egyptian author Alaa Al Aswany (photo: Imago/El Mundo)

Interview with the Egyptian author Alaa Al Aswany

″I write to defend democracy″

Arab Spring protesters

Arab Spring five years on

Brave new world?

Mural on a facade in Tripoli (photo: AP)

Gaddafi and the West's military intervention

A nation forsworn, forsaken, forgotten

Egyptian President Al-Sisi visiting the Saudi King Salman in Riyadh (photo: picture-alliance/epa/Egyptian Presidency)

Egyptian-Saudi relations

Tightening the pursestrings

4 March 2016: peaceful protests against the Assad regime by supporters of the Free Syrian Army in Marat Numan, Idlib province (photo: Reuters/K. Ashawi)

The Syrian uprising five years on

Alive and kicking

Geographical divisions in the Middle East according to the Sykes-Picot agreement following the collapse of the Ottoman Empire (source: British Library)

The crisis of the Arab nation state

Reconstructed reality

Dr. Mohammed Ghouzi (right) with his family (photo: private)

Syria: human rights violations and torture

The toll of the missing

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