Topic: Egypt Revolution 2011

Scene from Ahmad Abdalla's Film "Decor"

Ahmad Abdalla′s film ″Decor″

Let the audience decide what′s real

Islamic State (IS) flag and placard in Daquq district, south of Kirkuk (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Ibrahim)

Volker Perthes: "The end of the Middle East, as we know it"

The end of Sykes-Picot?

Protesting corruption in Iraq (photo: Deutsche Welle)

Popular unrest in the Middle East

Who says popular demand for change is off the agenda?

Pakistani and Indian soldiers lower the flags of their countries during a daily ceremony at the Wagha border between the two countries (photo: BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)

Politics and religion

The instrumentalisation of religion

Esraa el-Taweel (photo: private)

Abducted civilians in Egypt

The disappeared

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi (photo: imago/Xinhua)

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi's state visit to Germany


A dictator in Berlin

Adham Hafez (photo: Max Lautenschlager)

Interview with the Egyptian choreographer Adham Hafez

The disappearance of the kiss

Image from the book "Walls of Freedom" by Basma Hamdy and Don Karl (copyright: El-Zeft)

Art and revolution in the Arab world in 2015

Struggling against the restoration of "order"

The Opera House in Cairo (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Culture and censorship in Egypt

Cairo's guardians of morality

Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Death sentence against Mohammed Morsi


Democracy is futile

Mohammed Aboutreika cheering after a goal during the Super Cup in 2010 (photo: Khaled  Desouki/afp/Getty Images)

Egyptian football star Mohammed Aboutreika

Bridging a deep divide

Tawfiq al-Hakim (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Book review: Tawfiq al-Hakim's "The Revolt of the Young"

A revolutionary manual for older generations

Ahmed Mourad (photo: Ahmed Mourad)

Book review: "Diamond Dust" by Ahmed Mourad

A dark political crime novel from Egypt

A masked man during the football riots in Cairo, 8 February 2015 (photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Egyptian soccer stadium deaths

Black day for the "White Knights"

Tahrir Square in Cairo was cordoned off by the army on 25 January 2015 (photo: Reuters/M. Abd El Ghany)

Fourth anniversary of Egypt's January Revolution


Graveyard silence replaces revolutionary euphoria

Graffiti in Cairo, Egypt (photo: DW/Reham Mokbel)

Restrictions on Egyptian NGOs

Silencing the voice of civil society