Topic: Media in the Arab World

Demonstration during a speech on Tahrir Square, Cairo, 8 April 2011 (photo: Mosa'ab Elshamy)

Book review: "Cairo. Open City" by Florian Ebner and Constanze Wicke

The power of images

Rihan (left) and Faia Younan (photo: YouTube)

Syrian anti-war video "To Our Countries"

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Embarrassing media hype

Syrians watching the news in a cellar (photo: Getty Images)

Independent media in Syria

Flourishing despite the violence

Scene from the comic strip about Abu A and Abu B by Karl Sharro (source: karlremarks.com 2014)

Fighting Islamic State with satire and black humour

Terribly funny

The Egyptian blogger and activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

After the release of Egyptian blogger Alaa Abdel-Fattah

Freedom of expression at an all-time low

Gamal Eid (photo: picture-alliance)

Interview with the Egyptian human rights activist Gamal Eid

A warning shot for civil society

Pro-Assad election posters in Damascus (photo: Reuters)

Presidential election in Syria

No Holds Barred

Memorial service for Mayada Ashraf, who was killed recently in Cairo (photo: picture-alliance/AA)

Attacks on journalists in Egypt

Caught in the crossfire

A poster with an image of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in front of the Syrian flag (photo: Reuters)

Book review: "The Wisdom of Syria's Waiting Game"

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How to stay in power against the odds

Ibrahim Nehme, editor-in-chief of "The Outpost" (photo: Ieva Saudargaite)gaite

The Lebanese magazine "The Outpost"

Road map to an uncensored world

Raif Badawi (photo: Facebook)

The Saudi blogger Raif Badawi

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600 lashes for expressing opinions

Protest against the imprisonment of the Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste (photo: Simon Maina/AFP/Getty Images)

Al Jazeera journalists face terrorism charges

Egypt settles scores with Al Jazeera

A night vigil organised by the "I am not a martyr" campaign at the site of the deadly bomb attack on 27.12.2013 in Beirut (photo: Facebook group/I am not a martyr)

Civil society initiatives in Lebanon

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"I am not a martyr"

Caricatures of Lebanese politicians (including Saad Hariri, Samir Geagea, Walid Jumblatt, President Michel Sulaiman) celebrating New Year and looking ahead to an explosive 2014 (photo: Facebook Ad-Dabbour Magazine/Eliot)

The Lebanese satirical magazine "Ad-Dabbour"

Hornets' nest in Beirut

A woman wearing a headscarf standing in front of a camera (photo: DW)

Journalism from the Middle East

Tall Tales from the Desert

Hani Shukrallah (photo: Andrea Backhaus)

Interview with Hani Shukrallah

"Egypt's Media Are Propaganda Machines"

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