Topic: Arabellion

Protests against the acquittal of Hosni Mubarak on Tahrir Square in Cairo (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

The revolution of 25 January 2011 and its consequences

Learning from past mistakes

Laila Soliman (photo: Ruud Gielens)

Interview with the Egyptian theatre director Laila Soliman

Revolutions past and present

Supporters of Nidaa Tounes celebrating their party's election victory in Tunis (photo: dpa)

Six lessons learned from Tunisia's recent elections

"Religion is God's, but democracy belongs to everyone!"

Poster from the "Free Douma 4" campaign (source: Syria Untold)

The kidnapping of the "Douma 4"

The Salafist and the human rights activist

People on Tahrir Square protesting against the outcome of Hosni Mubarak's trial on 29 November 2014 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/L. Farouk)

Protests in Egypt

"Down with all Mubaraks!"

A fighter draped in the Libyan flag in Tripoli (photo: picture-alliance)

Interview with Andreas Dittmann

"Libyans themselves are destroying their country"

Supporters of Nidaa Tounes during an election rally in Tunis (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Presidential election in Tunisia

The temptations of the gentle restoration

IS supporters in Mosul, Iraq (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo)

Strategies for combating IS

Plea for a wide-angled view of the Arab World

Demonstration during a speech on Tahrir Square, Cairo, 8 April 2011 (photo: Mosa'ab Elshamy)

Book review: "Cairo. Open City" by Florian Ebner and Constanze Wicke

The power of images

Hassan Hanafi at a conference on reformist Islam in Marrakech (photo: DW)

Interview with Egyptian philosopher Hassan Hanafi

From Velvet Spring to military despotism

Supporters of Nidaa Tounes on 28.10.14 in Tunis following their party's election victory (photo: Reuters/Zoubeir Souissi)

After the first free parliamentary elections in Tunisia

New horizons or back to square one?

Members of the Tunisian parliament after the passing of the country's new consitution on 26 January 2014 (photo: Reuters)

Democratic transformation in Tunisia

The model student faces difficult tasks

A man draped in a Tunisian flag stands at the back of a queue (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Parliamentary and presidential elections in Tunisia

The euphoria has evaporated

A sign reading "Get lost!" hangs on barbed wire outside the presidential palace in Cairo (photo: Reuters)

The Arab Spring and its enemies

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The end of all hope

The Syrian writer Samar Yazbek (photo: Manaf Azzam)

Interview with the Syrian writer Samar Yazbek

Divided society, divided souls

The Egyptian blogger and activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

After the release of Egyptian blogger Alaa Abdel-Fattah

Freedom of expression at an all-time low

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