Country: Syria

An overcrowded boat filled with refugees (photo: AP)

After the refugee catastrophe in the Mediterranean

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How the EU is killing refugees

Members of the Syrian opposition in Aleppo (photo: Odd Anderson/AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with Nader Othman, deputy PM of the Syrian interim government

People want professionals, not Facebook heroes

Members of the Druze community in Syria holding up Syrian flags during a demonstration of loyalty to the regime in Majdal Sams (photo: picture-alliance)

The Druze in the Syrian conflict

Potential to tip the scales

The launch of "Syria Speaks: Arts and Culture from the Frontline" in the Theater Aan Het Spui in the Hague on 25 March as part of the Movies that Matter Film Festival. From left: Rasha Abbas; a member of anonymous artists' collective Al-Shaab al-Suri Aref Tariqahu, Malu Halasa, Zaher Omareen and Yassin al-Haj Saleh (photo: Maarten van Haaff)

"Syria Speaks"

Challenging violence with creativity

The Palestinian-Jordanian political scientist and journalist Rami G. Khouri (photo: AP)

Interview with Rami G. Khouri

Fragmentation of the Arab world

Protests against Bashar al-Assad on 25 May 2012 in Daraa, Syria (photo: Reuters)

Four years of war in Syria

Where the uprising began and still lives on

Sari Nusseibeh (photo: Bernhard Ludewig)

Interview with Sari Nusseibeh

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"Israelis and Palestinians will have to start thinking seriously about a one-state solution"

Lamya Kaddor (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with the Islam scholar Lamya Kaddor

Jihad as a form of youth protest

Poster advertising the Riahi brothers' "Everyday Rebellion" project (photo: W-film/Golden Girls Filmproduktion)

Interview with filmmaker Arash T. Riahi

"Non-violent revolutions are not a hippie fantasy"

Female supporters of Islamic State (photo: dpa/picture-alliance/syriadeeply.org)

"Women of the Islamic State"

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Prisoners of a barbaric system

A mosque and a church in Beirut (photo: DW/K. Zein-Eddine)

Religious communities in the Middle East

No to sectarianism; yes to equal citizenship!

Demonstration in Amman in support of the Jordanian government in the fight against terrorism (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/R. Adayleh)

After the murder of the pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh

Rage, not fear

Raja Alem, the only woman to win the IPAF, was joint winner in 2011 for her novel "The Dove's Necklace" (photo: DW/J. Kürten)

Women and the International Prize for Arabic Fiction

How many women does it take to win the IPAF?

President Obama and King Salman bin Abdulaziz (photo: Reuters)

The West's strategy in the Middle East

Hollow alliance

A photo of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad hangs on a ruined building in Al-Dukhaneya on the outskirts of Damascus (photo: Reuters/Omar Sanadiki)

Peace initiatives for Syria

Negotiate locally, implement internationally

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