Country: Syria

A bomb explodes in a suburb of Damascus (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Another year of civil war in Syria

Nothing short of scandalous

Syrian author Mustafa Khalifa and the Arabic cover of "The Shell"

Review: Mustafa Khalifa′s ″The Shell″

Guilty onlookers

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

Kurdish Syrian writer Salim Barakat (photo: Salim Barakat)

Mahmoud Hosny on Salim Barakat

What English is missing

Stacks of Aleppo soap in a factory in Aleppo′s Old Town (photo: Reuters)

Aleppo soap

Balsam from a war zone

Syrian artist Hamid Sulaiman (Getty Images/AFP/P. Lopez)

Syrian author Hamid Sulaiman

″The hospital is the true hero″

Interview with Syrian dissident Yassin al-Haj Saleh

Interview with Syrian dissident Yassin al-Haj Saleh

The West's lamentable myopia

Amena Ragess reads stories in German and Arabic to children in a refugee home (photo: Jasmin Zikry)

German-Arabic children′s books

″Einfach Lesen!″ – Just read!

Syrian picture-book author, Nadine Kaadan, reads to a group of children (source: private)

″Songs and Stories for Syrians″

Bridging the cultural gap

Mroué during his lecture performance "The Pixelated Revolution" (source: kampnagel.de)

Interview with the Lebanese media artist Rabih Mroué

"Images until victory?"

Donald Trump at his inauguration on 20 January 2017 (photo: Reuters)

US Middle East policy under Donald Trump

A recipe for further catastrophes?

The Syrian city of Maalula (photo: picture-alliance)

Churches in Syria after the fall of East Aleppo

Time for a new beginning

Donald Trump during a book presentation in New York (photo: picture alliance/dpa/Geisler-Fotopress)

Donald Trump the author

"Strengthen American Muscle"

Syrian writer and poet Ra′id Wahsh (photo: Salama Abdo)

Syrian author and poet Ra′id Wahsh

Who ate the sky?

A rebel fighter near the city of Aleppo

The Syrian revolution

Girding the forces of change

Arab authors who have sought refuge in Germany

Birthing a literature of refuge

A question of mutual interest

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