Topic: Arabellion

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

Houthi rebels in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa (photo: Reuters)

Political upheaval in Yemen

The triumphant advance of the Houthi rebels

Moroccan Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane (photo: Rachid Tniouni)

Democratic change in Morocco

Winners and losers in a new political climate

Anouar Brahem (photo: Przemek Wozny)

The Tunisian oud player Anouar Brahem

Remembering turmoil

Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad drive a tank past damaged buildings in Mleiha, Syria, 15 August 2014 (photo: Reuters)

Book review: Larissa Bender's "Inside Views from Syria"

Rage and resignation in war-torn Syria

Symbolic graffiti: relay runners from Libya, Egypt and Tunisia prepare to hand over the flame of freedom to Yemen and Syria (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Three years after the Arab Spring

Self-criticism and genuine dialogue required

Hartmut Faehndrich (photo: Ruth Renée Reif)

Interview with literary translator Hartmut Faehndrich

"What I don't see is an on-going interest in Arabic literature"

The Lebanese journalist and political scientist Abdel Mottaleb El-Husseini. Photo: private

Interview with the political scientist Abdel Mottaleb El-Husseini

Lebanon: "A mixture of vacuum and volcano"

Prince Moulay Hicham el Alaoui (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Prince Moulay Hicham el Alaoui of Morocco

The diary of the red prince

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