Country: Mashriq

The kick-off event for "Wiki Gender" at the Goethe-Institut in Cairo (Goethe-Institut Cairo/Roger Anis)

"Wiki Gender"

The first Arabic online lexicon for gender issues

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (centre) holds an Iraqi flag as he announces victory over Islamic State in Mosul, Iraq, 10 July 2017 (Reuters)

Islamic State

Down but not necessarily out

Mural in Damascus showing former Syrian dictator Hafiz al-Assad with his sons (photo: Reuters)

Violence in the Arab world

Born of a barbaric state

Unemployed university graduates in Tunis protest the lack of job opportunities (photo: Reuters/Zoubeir Souissi)

The future of the Middle East

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How about a Marshall Plan?

Egyptian man sits in a church following the IS attack on Coptic Christians in Tanta, Egypt (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/AP)

Islam in the Middle East

The curse of religiosity

Symbolic image of Islamic feminism (source: raseef22)

Women′s rights in Islam

Can feminism be Islamic?

″Pioneering women in the Arab-Islamic History of Education″: Fatima al-Fihri (source: Raseef22)

Women and Arab-Islamic education

The doyennes of learning

Iraqi boy riding past a burning oil-field following an IS attack in Qayyarah near Mosul (photo: Getty Images/C. Court)

Arab identity crisis

What is left of the Arabs?

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

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

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

Arab teens and Young Adult literature

The new wave

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