Country: Maghreb

An Arab guest visits a stand during the Frankfurt Book Fair (photo: Deutsche Welle)

Culture and education in the Islamic world

The lonely Arab crowd

The Jordanian political scientist Mohammad Abu Rumman (photo: Günther Orth)

Fighting jihadism

The fatal attraction of IS

A Muslim in Sanaa reads the Koran (photo: Reuters)

Reforming Islam

Islam′s path to modernity

The Tunisian legal scholar Slim Laghmani (photo: private)

Interview with Slim Laghmani on Tunisia′s national crisis

″We′re halfway there″

La Manouba university in Tunis (photo: Deutsche Welle/M. Marwa)

Higher education in Tunisia

The vestiges of spring

The Moroccan-French artist Leila Alaoui (photo: Leila Alaoui)

Interview with Leila Alaoui

Morocco's art scene: a coin with two faces

"Spotted", Dubai 2014 (photo: 
© George Awde; work exhibited at the IMA)

Photography Biennale of the Contemporary Arab World

A feast for the eyes

Syrian author Rosa Yassin Hassan (photo: Deutsche Welle)

Trauma in contemporary Arab literature

Translating oblivion

Middle Eastern wasteland (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Geopolitics in the Middle East

A new century dawns

Libyan delegates following the signing of the UN peace treaty for Libya in Skhirat (photo: imago/Xinhua)

Peace treaty signed by warring factions in Libya

The steep road to national unity

A Tunisian shepherd with his flock (photo: Getty Images/AFP/F. Belaid)

Jihadist terrorism in Tunisia

The tragic fate of shepherd boy Mabrouk Soltani

Mock-up of a prostitute′s room from the installation ″Grande Maison″ (photo: Soliman/Gielens)

Prostitution in Tunisia

The big reveal

Abdellah Taia (photo: Hakan Lindquist)

Moroccan writer Abdellah Taia

Disenchantment and a hint of nostalgia

The Moroccan feminist Fatima Mernissi (photo: J. L. Cereijdo/AP)

Obituary: Fatima Mernissi

Icon of Arab feminism

French crime writer Karim Miske (photo: Antoine Rozes)

The French crime writer Karim Miske in interview

″There are no simple solutions″

The French political scientist and Islamic studies expert Olivier Roy (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with the Islam expert Olivier Roy

European Islam: destined to be ignored

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