Country: Egypt

Jame'asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (photo: Reuters/Ahim Rani)

Book review: Sadakat Kadri's "Heaven on Earth"

What is justice?

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

Bassem Youssef hosting "AlBernameg" (photo: AlBernameg)

Bassem Youssef

All the world's a stage for Egyptian satire star

Over 200 illegal migrants are rescued by the Italian Guardia di Finanza boat 'Denaro' in the Mediterranean Sea, 22 April 2015 (photo: picture alliance/dpa/A. Di Meo)

Refugee crisis in the Mediterranean

New networks trafficking Syrians from Egypt to Europe

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

A Saudi soldier on the Yemeni border (photo: imago/Xinhua)

Military intervention in the Islamic world

What good is an Arab military alliance?

From left: Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, Omar al-Bashir and Hailemariam Desalegn join hands in a show of unity on 23 March 2015 (photo: Ashraf Shazly/AFP/Getty Images)

Dam treaty between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan

Who owns the Nile?

Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb (photo: Reuters)

Interview with Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, grand imam of al-Azhar University

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"What the Islamist armed movements are doing is wrong"

People filling containers with water from a water tanker in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa (photo: Reuters)

Yemeni refugees in Cairo

An unwelcome exile

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (left) and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi General Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi on 31 May 2014 (photo: dpa/picture alliance)

Germany's Middle East Policy

Is Germany changing tack?

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

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

A revolutionary manual for older generations

The Palestinian-Jordanian political scientist and journalist Rami G. Khouri (photo: AP)

Interview with Rami G. Khouri

Fragmentation of the Arab world

Anti-Houthi demonstration in Taiz, Yemen (photo: REUTER/ A. Mahyoub))

The crisis in Yemen

History can help us to understand

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