Country: Mashriq

Immanuel Kant (photo: Döbler/DW)

Interview with Rachid Boutayeb and Michael Roes

A trans-cultural dialogue on enlightenment

"Share Me" by Homa Arkani (source: DW)

Book review: "Always Coca-Cola" by Alexandra Chreiteh

The agony and the allure

Finger pointing at a page of the Koran (photo: Ulrike Hummel)

Strategies for combating fundamentalist ideologies

Reviving Islam's enlightenment

Druze men residing in Israel watching smoke rise from the Syrian Druze village of Hader, 16 June 2015 (photo: JALAA MAREY/AFP/Getty Images)

Druze in the Golan Heights

Squeezed between occupation and civil war

Mona Eltahawy (centre) at the International Women's Conference in Cairo (photo: Maya Alleruzzo/AP)

Mona Eltahawy: "Why do you hate us so?"

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The Middle East needs a sexual revolution

Bombardment of the Qahira fortress in Taiz (photo: AP)

The destruction of Yemen's cultural heritage

Treasures of humanity under threat

Maya Yamout (left) and her sister Nancy (photo: private)

Preventing terrorism in Lebanon

Dialogue behind bars

Jame'asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (photo: Reuters/Ahim Rani)

Book review: Sadakat Kadri's "Heaven on Earth"

What is justice?

A Free Syrian Army fighter in a prison in Aleppo (photo: picture-alliance/abaca)

Political prisoners in Syria

Around-the-clock torture

A man sifting through rubble on a street in the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp south of Damascus, Syria (photo: picture-alliance/epa/Y. Badawi)

Syria and the international community

The least we can do for Syria

A sandal rests on the head of a demolished statue of Saddam Hussein in Baghdad (photo: AP)

Interview with Iraqi political scientist Ghassan Al-Attiyah

A nation torn apart

Still from a Moroccan television show in which Abdallah Laroui made an appearance

The Moroccan thinker Abdallah Laroui

A modernist who defends theocracy

An Islamic preacher reading the Koran (photo: dpa)

Islam and religious freedom

Coercion leads to hypocrisy

Koran (photo: Ulrike Hummel/DW)

Manifesto published by Muslim intellectuals

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For Islam and democracy

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