Country: Maghreb

A demonstrator in Tahrir Square holds up a copy of the Koran (photo: AP)

Religion in the Arab Spring

The Martyrs of the Revolution

Propaganda graffiti in Tripolis on the occasion of 40 years of Gaddafi's rule (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Libyan Writers in Exile

Active in Support of the Uprising

La mezquita de Córdoba (photo: Steven J. Dunlop)

Ibn Rushd and Maimonides in ''Out of Córdoba''

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The Muslim-Jewish Heritage of Islamic Spain

A woman wearing Burqa walking in front of 'freedom' graffiti (photo: AP)

Feminism, Colonialism and Islamophobia

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Treacherous Sympathy with Muslim Women

Young person on Tahrir Square wearing a ''25 January'' mask (photo: AP)

The Arab Spring and Demography

The Revolutionary Power of Youth

Double page from a Turkish Koran dating from the year 1855 (photo: photo alliance/Imagestate HIP)

Reformist Islam after Nasr Hamid Abu Zayd

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Who Will Protect the Koran from Itself?

teenagers in Cairo (photo: AP)

Arian Fariborz: ''Rock the Kasbah''

Pop Music and Protests in the Islamic World

Nasr Hamid Abu Zaid (photo: Ikhlas Abbis)

Interview with Nasr Hamid Abu Zayd

For a Plurality of Koranic Interpretations

Mohammed XVI (photo: dpad)

Constitutional Reform in Morocco

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I Am the Reform!

Anti-Bena Ali protests in Tunis (photo: Sarah Mersch)

Tunisia Begins to Process Recent History

Accusations and Reconciliation

Women protesting in Cairo against the Mubarak regime (photo: dpa)

Interview with Sami Kilani

''The Symbol of Resistance Is Not the Bullet!''

Noam Comsky photo dw

Interview with Noam Chomsky

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''The West Is Terrified of Arab Democracies''

Award Ceremony at the Paulskirche (photo: Wikipedia)

German Peace Prize for Boualem Sansal

A Good, Cowardly Choice

Boualem Sansal (photo dpa)

Algerian Literature

Boualem Sansal Wins Top German Cultural Award

Khaled Al-Khamissi (left) and Stefan Weidner (photomontage: Susanne Schanda/DW)

In Dialogue: Khaled Al-Khamissi – Stefan Weidner

The Arab Spring

Yahya ibn Mahmud al-Wasiti, the 7th Maqāma of Maqamat al-Harīrī dating from the mid-10th century, with a 13th century illustration

Rethinking World Literature

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The Arabic Novel in Non-Western Eyes

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