Country: Bahrain

Mass protests at Pearl Roundabout in Manama on 4 March 2011 (photo: picture-alliance/Landov)

Research project into "spaces of participation"

Hubs of political protest

A Kurdish refugee child from the Syrian town of Kobani in a refugee camp in Suruc, Turkey, 20 October 2014 (photo: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach)

The fight against IS

No alternative to civil and human rights in the Arab world

Ala'a Shehabi (photo: Ala'a Shehabi)

The Bahraini activist Ala'a Shehabi

David versus goliath

Anti-government protests in Ras Roman near Manama, Bahrain (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Book review: "Sectarian Gulf" by Toby Matthiesen

Sectarianism instead of revolution

An anti-government protester gestures towards riot police during clashes in the village of Sanabis west of Manama, November 6, 2012. Hundreds of protesters march on the street of the village defying the ban on protests set by Bahrain's Ministy of Interior (photo: Reuters)

The Bahraini Activist Ala'a Shehabi

"We Are Being Spied On"

The Pan-Arab Youth Orchestra in concert in Berlin (photo: Kai Bienert/Young Euro Classic)

Pan-Arab Youth Orchestra

Music to Combat Hopelessness

Riots on Tahrir Square, Egypt (photo: dapd)

Essay by Nawaf Obaid

The Collapsing Arab State

Bahrain's king Hamed bin Isa Al Khalifa (l.) and his son prince Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa (photo: dapd)

Political Crisis in Bahrain

Reformers on the Defensive

Maryam al-Khawaja (photo: private copyright)

Interview with Maryam al-Khawaja

''The Regime Oppresses All Bahrainis''

A man celebrating after the elections in Libya (photo: Reuters)

Lin Noueihed and Alex Warren on the Arab Spring

Post-revolution Patchwork

Tariq Ramadan (photo: dpa)

Interview with Tariq Ramadan

A Revolution in Suspense

Man passing by anti-Formula One protests mural in Manama, Bahrain (photo: Reuters)

Interview with the Bahraini Dissident Nabeel Rajab

''Our regime has to leave''

Protests in Bahrain (photo: AP, dapd)

Interview with Ali al-Jallawi

''Bahrain Has No Future under This Government''

Prince Naif (photo: AP)

New Line of Succession to the Saudi Throne

Riyadh's Old Regime Grows Older

US Troops' withdrawal from Iraq: A column of U.S. Army Stryker armoured vehicles cross the border from Iraq into Kuwait Wednesday, 18 August 2010 (photo: AP)

Saudi Arabia's Flawed Iraq Strategy

The Iranian Wolf at the Kingdom's Door

March of protest towards the Saudi-Arabian embassy in Manama (photo: AP)

Interview with Lebanese Political Scientist Khattar Abou Diab

Vying for Supremacy in the Gulf