Country: Maghreb

The Algerian election campaign – ″Fishing for votes″ (cartoon: Le Hic; source: Facebook)

Algeria′s disillusioned majority

Desperately seeking voters

Lebanese journalist Hazem Saghieh (source: H. Saghieh, photo: C. Charafeddine)

Interview with the Lebanese journalist Hazem Saghieh

More lapdog than watchdog

French philosopher, essayist and academic Tzvetan Todorov (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)v

On the death of philosopher and essayist Tzvetan Todorov

We are all barbarians

Unemployed Tunisians demonstrating about the lack of job opportunities in their country in front of a government ministry in Tunisia (photo: dpa/picture-alliance/Mohamed Messara)

The Maghreb

A regional time bomb

Flag bearing the likeness of Syrian dictator Assad outside the Syrian Embassy in Beirut (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The decline of humanism in the Arab world

With an iron fist

Protesters on Talaat Harb Sqaure in Cairo demonstrate against Abdul Fattah al-Sisi (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Young people and protests in the Arab world

So shall you reap

″Istanbul″ board game illustration (by Pegasus-Spiele)

The German board game 'Istanbul'

Good clean Oriental fun?

Bassem Youssef′s satirical show ″Al Bernameg″ (source: Al Bernameg)

Sara Taksler′s documentary ″Tickling Giants″

Running the satirical gauntlet

Democrats Abroad demonstrator protesting against Donald Trump′s policy on Pariser Platz in Berlin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The West and the Muslim world

Bin the black and white model

Tunisian political scientist Hamza Meddeb (photo: Hamza Meddeb)

Hamza Meddeb on the "No Future" generation

Tunisia's ticking time bomb

Stock image of a teenage girl reading (source: freestockphotos.biz)

Arab teens and Young Adult literature

The new wave

″No to terrorism!″ – Demonstration in Tunis against the repatriation of convicted jihadists (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Jihadism debate

Beyond the Mediterranean

Police line faces those exiting Cologne main railway station on New Year′s Eve 2016 (photo: Getty Images)

′Nafri′ debate after New Year's Eve in Cologne

In the white bubble

Refugees in the Moroccan province of Nador gaze down on the Spanish exclave Melilla (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Moroccan migration expert Hicham Aroud

″Cologne 2015 was a watershed″

 Fighters of the Libya's UN-backed government. Foto: Reuters

Libya′s domestic crisis

On the road to nowhere

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

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