Country: Saudi Arabia

French support for Bouazizi (photo: Antoine Walter; source: Wikimedia commons.org)

Five years of Arab Spring

The butterfly effect

The Egyptian Sayyid Qutb (photo: picture-alliance/AA/I. Yakut)

Muslim Brotherhood texts

Once valued, now proscribed

World map showing the Middle East (source: Deutsche Welle)

Iran-Saudi conflict

The Middle East′s Cold War

Iranian demonstrators burn portraits of the Saudi royal family in front of the Saudi embassy in Tehran

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Saudi execution sparks riots in Iran

Protests in Tehran over the execution of the Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr in Saudi Arabia (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/V. Salemi)

Iran and Saudi Arabia:

The impending storm

Hamid Dabashi, Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University in New York (source: www.hamiddabashi.com)

Iran and Saudi Arabia:

A plea for Islamic tolerance

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

Geopolitics in the Middle East

A new century dawns

Cartoon by Peter Brookes published in The Times

#SueMeSaudi

Twitter users taunt Saudi Arabia

Chris Dercon (l) with the Palestinian poet Ashraf Fayadh (photo: Ashraff Ayadh/Instagram)

Saudi Arabia sentences Ashraf Fayadh to death

Mourners in the Moroccan capital Rabat remember the victims of the Paris attacks (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/A. Senna)

Arab reactions to the Paris attacks

Uneasy bedfellows in the fight against IS

Creeping emancipation: although Saudi women are still subject to a strict code of conduct, there are signs that things are changing (Saudi theatre director Lurin Al Isaa and her actors, photo: private)

Cultural policy in Saudi Arabia

Ushering in an era of change?

Civilians flee Assad's bombs in Aleppo (photo: Reuters)

Chronicle of a war foretold

Redefining the "Syrian" conflict

Lebanese demonstrators protesting in Beirut in February 2013 (photo: DW)

Post-Arabellion reform deadlock

The logic of power

Photography in the Arab world

Casting the veil in a new light

German-Iranian writer and Islamic Studies expert Navid Kermani gives his acceptance speech on receiving the German Book Trade’s Peace Prize at a ceremony in the Paulskirche in Frankfurt on Main, 18.10.2015 (photo: Arne Dedert/dpa)

Navid Kermani′s Peace Prize acceptance speech

Freeing Islam from the clutches of the fanatics

Rafik Schami (photo: Peter Hassiepen 2015)

Interview with Rafik Schami

"Escape is a life-saver"

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