Topic: Dialogue of Cultures | Intercultural Dialogue

Lebanese author Emily Nasrallah (photo: private)

The 2017 Goethe Medals

Lebanese author Emily Nasrallah wins award: "Language is key"

Officially female bands may now perform, albeit only in front of all-female audiences (source: ISNA)

Culture in Iran

Music in Rouhani′s Iran: A change in tune?

Wedhar Riyadi′s ′Floating Eyes′ installation at the 2017 ArtJog (photo: Zora Rahman)

Indonesia′s ArtJog fair

Open your eyes!

Federal Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel meeting representatives of religious communities in North and West Africa, the Middle East and Europe at the German Foreign Office for the international ″Peace responsibility of religions″ conference (photo: dpa)

″Peace responsibility of religions″ conference

Religion′s potential for peace

The Dosti Music Project (source: Found Sound Nation)

Album review: The Dosti Music Project′s ″Travelers″

Coming home

German jazz quartet Masaa; Rabih Lahoud is second from right (source: Traumton)

Interview with Masaa frontman Rabih Lahoud

Outspoken appeal

Moroccan Amazigh demonstrate in front of the Moroccan parliament in Rabat on 23 April 2017 to denounce the death of a member of their community during recent clashes at the university of Marrakesh (photo: Reuters/Stringer)

Morocco′s Amazigh

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The long road to recognition

Members of Emran Tenere in front of Kahf al-Jnun – ′the djinns′ cave′ – near Ghat in the Libyan Sahara (photo: Emran Tenere)

Tuareg fusion

Desert cats

Singer-songwriter Nazan Nihal and pianist-composer Utar Artun (photo: private)

Album review: Neotolia′s ″Neotolian Song″

Once upon a life

Exhibits from the exhibition in Bonn's Bundeskunsthalle (photo: Bundeskunsthalle Bonn)

Iran exhibition: "Ancient Culture between Water and Desert "

The cradle of civilisation

Waguih Ghali and his friend Diana Athill during the 1960s (source: Cornell University Library)

Waguih Ghali′s diaries

The writer′s torment

Islamic Studies professor Mona Siddiqui (photo: private)

Mona Siddiqui on Brexit, Muslims and the migrant issue

How do you welcome someone?

Kurdish Syrian writer Salim Barakat (photo: Salim Barakat)

Mahmoud Hosny on Salim Barakat

What English is missing

Syrian artist Hamid Sulaiman (Getty Images/AFP/P. Lopez)

Syrian author Hamid Sulaiman

″The hospital is the true hero″

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