Country: Lebanon

Lebanese author Hilal Chouman (source: Flickr)

Book review: Hilal Chouman′s ″Limbo Beirut″

Hybrid lives

Anti-governmental protests in Bahrain (photo: AP/picture-alliance)

Liberalism in the Arab world

Merely treading water

Syrian author Dima Wannous (photo: picture-alliance/Geisler-Fotopress/O. Kern)

Syrian literature in times of turmoil

An author on standby

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

Musician Tamer Abu Ghazaleh

The beauty of rebellion

Morgenland Festival 2016 in Osnabruck (photo: Andy Spyra)

Morgenland Festival Osnabruck 2016

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From the Balkans to the Levant

In May 2015, the NGO Nahnoo organised a demonstration in front of the closed park gates to demand its re-opening (photo: Changiz M. Varzi)

Civil rights in Lebanon

″Reclaiming Beirut′s public space″

Sunnis in Fallujah protesting against the Baghdad central government on 28.12.2012 (photo: Karim Kadim/AP)

Solving the conflicts in the Middle East

Tracing the fault lines

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

Western involvement in the Middle East

A rotten legacy

Shady Ahmed sings in a Cairo kitchen (photo: Goethe-Institut)

Project: ″Music Spaces in the Arab World″

Between the pots and pans

The American linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky (photo: dpa)

Noam Chomsky in interview

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Obama's sangfroid

Treffen der Außenminister Saudi-Arabien, Türkei, USA und Russland.  Foto: Getty Images

Saudi-Iranian rivalry

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And the winner is...

Lebanese novelist and critic Elias Khoury (photo: imago/ZUMA Press)

Novelist and critic Elias Khoury

The nightmare of reality

APTF's "One Thousand and One Titanics" (source: YouTube)

Arab Puppet Theatre Foundation

One thousand sinking dinghies

Romantic comedy Middle Eastern-style

Old postcard image of Martyrs' Square, Beirut (photo: Elie Wardini 1995)

Lebanon′s architectural heritage

A race against time

Lebanese Indie rock band Mashrou' Leila (source: Facebook)

Interview with Hamed Sinno, frontman of Mashrou’ Leila

Flouting Arab pop convention

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