Topic: Syrian Civil War

Award-winning journalist Patrick Cockburn (photo: Martin Hunter)

Non-fiction: ″The Age of Jihad ″ by Patrick Cockburn

A catalogue of blunders

Scene from Anis Hamdoun′s ″The Trip″ (photo: Theater Osnabruck)

Refugee performers and their projects

No more tales of woe

Bombed out aid convoy on the road to Aleppo

The destruction of Aleppo

Surrendering our soul

Syrian refugee Nather Henafe Alali (photo: private)

Syrian refugee Nather Henafe Alali

Exile and integration: the double whammy

Performance by Seda Roder at the Beethovenfest in Bonn (photo: Barbara Fromman)

Bonn′s Beethovenfest

Sounds of the Arab Spring

Assad visiting Putin on 20.10.2015 in Moscow (photo: Reuters/RIA Novosti/Kremlin/A. Druzhinin)

Russia and the Syrian conflict

Drop the dictator!

Firas Alshater, Syrian film-maker (photo: Wikipedia)

Interview with Firas Alshater

″Being a refugee is not my dream job″

Islam scholar Lamya Kaddor (photo: Dominik Asbach/Rowohlt Verlag)

Integration in Germany

What is required of us

Bullet cases (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/B. Curtis)

Our attitude to violence

The bad guys are always the others

Sunnis in Fallujah protesting against the Baghdad central government on 28.12.2012 (photo: Karim Kadim/AP)

Solving the conflicts in the Middle East

Tracing the fault lines

A pall of smoke and dust hangs above the Syrian town of Daraya (photo: Getty Images/AFP/F. Dirani)

Syrian civil war

The end of a dream

Laila Soliman′s documentary piece ″Zig Zig″ (photo: Christian Altdorfer/Ruud Gielens)

Arab theatre at the Zurich Theaterspektakel

Between coma and protest

Putin and Erdogan shake hands at a recent meeting in St. Petersburg (photo: picture-alliance/TASS/M. Metzel)

Turkish-Russian relations

Farewell America

Nather Henafe Alali (photo: private)

Syrian refugee Nather Henafe Alali

Part II: ″Why I am here″

Turkish tanks rolling towards Jarablus in northern Syria (photo: Reuters)

Turkish involvement in Syria

Making enemies

View of the exhibition "War on Wall", West Side Gallery, Berlin (photo: Kai Wiedenhofer)

Kai Wiedenhofer′s ″War on Wall″

In your face... and rightly so