Country: Egypt

US President Elect Donald Trump in Indianapolis (photo: Reuters)

Middle East policy under Donald Trump

Return of the dictators

Still from BBC's Death in Service documentary (source: YouTube)

BBC documentary: "Death in Service"

Discussion following a film screening in Cairo′s Jesuit Cinema Club (source: Jesuit Cinema Club)

″Cinema Clubs″ in Egypt

Rediscovering the silver screen

Cake celebrating the opening of the 2nd Suez Canal: "Long live Egypt!"

Post-revolution transformation in Egypt and Tunisia

Let them eat cake!

Wood engraving by Camille Flammarion: "Un missionnaire du moyen âge raconte qu'il avait trouvé le point où le ciel et la Terre se touchent" (source: Wikipedia)

Islam and enlightenment

Beware of the myth

Egyptian army in Cairo (photo: Reuters)

Conscientious objection in Egypt

Playing the system

Cover of Latifa al-Zayyat′s biography (source: mobtada.com)

The 20th anniversary of Latifa al-Zayyat′s death

Dauntless to the end

Donald Trump during the US election campaign (photo: Getty Images)

Arab reactions to Donald Trump′s election victory

The jihadists' dream

Egyptian reading the daily newspaper ″Al-Masry al-Yaum″ (photo: Mosa′ab Elshamy)

Arab reactions to the coup aftermath in Turkey

The problem with role models

Musician Tamer Abu Ghazaleh (source: www.tamer.ag)

Musician Tamer Abu Ghazaleh

The beauty of rebellion

Wedding in Amman (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/dpaweb)

Marital traditions in the Islamic world

Marriage first, love later?

One third of Egyptians live in a "deprived built environment"

U.S. soldier displays a photo of the infamous ″Camp X-Ray″ in front of Guantanamo Bay detention camp (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Antonov)

The West and the Islamic world

Diplomatic hubris

Performance by Seda Roder at the Beethovenfest in Bonn (photo: Barbara Fromman)

Bonn′s Beethovenfest

Sounds of the Arab Spring

Egyptian democracy activists on Tahrir Square in Cairo, December 2011 (photo: DW/Hebatallah Ismail Hafez)

Tahrir Square's democracy activists

The forgotten heroes

Arab revolt in Palestine in 1936 (photo: Public Domain)

Western involvement in the Middle East

A rotten legacy

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