Topic: Democracy and Civil Society

Palestinians don masks of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas leader Ismail Haniya's faces (photo: AP)

Fatah-Hamas rapprochement

Can they keep their cool?

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

Political discourse in the Arab world

Last ditch democracy

Poster of the Syrian president in East Aleppo (photo: George Ourfalian/AFP)

Ending the civil war

For a different Syria

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

German-Israeli historian Moshe Zimmermann (photo: DW)

Interview with Israeli historian Moshe Zimmermann

AfD's success comparable with the rise of the Nazis

Anti-AfD demonstration (photo: dpa)

Germany′s election result

Facing down the AfD: We shall not be moved!

Symbolic Palestinian image: reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with Bettina Marx, head of the Heinrich Boll Foundation in Ramallah

Hamas' olive branch: ″Palestinians want reconciliation″

Muslim woman voting in Berlin during the last general election (photo: Rainer Jensen/dpa)

Germany's general election

Calling all Muslim voters: ″Won′t vote″ won′t wash

Symbolic image: Muslim prayer chain and prayer cap (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Atheism in the Arab World

The dictators' scourge: Of 'heresy' and humanists

Aydan Ozoguz (SPD), Germany′s federal commissioner for migration, refugees and integration attends the German Islam Conference in 2015 (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Immigrants in Germany

Electioneering in the Federal Republic: Courting the immigrant vote

Palestinian reads the newspaper in Hebron in the West Bank (photo: picture-alliance)

Gaza and the West Bank

Press freedom in Palestine: Condemned to self-censor

Armed Palestinian soldier stands in front of Banksy peace dove graffito in Bethlehem, West Bank (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Palestinian territories

From self-determination to dictatorship: With a rod of iron

U.S. President Donald Trump in Phoenix (photo: Reuters/A. Brandon)

Donald Trump′s America

U.S. immigration policy: Damn those cosmopolitans

Iranians celebrate Rouhani′s election victory in Tehran (source: IRNA)

The Islamic Republic

The West's Iran policy: For real change through trade

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