Country: Tunisia

The French political scientist and Islamic studies expert Olivier Roy (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with the Islam expert Olivier Roy

European Islam: destined to be ignored

Album cover (cropped) of "Detour Guide" by Karim Nagi

Album review: ″Detour Guide″ by Karim Nagi

Breaking the mould

Houcine Abbassi from the UGTT (photo: Reuters)

Tunisia's union leader Houcine Abbassi

The intermediary

Refugees in Libya

An unlikely safe haven

US Foreign Minister John Kerry with Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo (photo: Reuters/B. Smialowski)

The West and the Islamic world

The despotic temptation

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

Post-Arabellion reform deadlock

The logic of power

Former Arab dictators (from left to right): Ben Ali, Salih, Gaddafi, Mubarak (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Political rule before and after the ″Arabellion″

Internal colonialism and counter-revolution

Demonstration against "business amnesty legislation" planned by the government in the capital Tunis (photo: Sarah Mersch)

Planned ″business amnesty legislation″ in Tunisia

Tunisia: sweeping history under the carpet rather than confronting the past?

Tunisians demonstrating against terrorism after the Sousse attack (photo: picture-alliance/AA/Y. Gaidi)

Tunisia after the terror attacks

A battle for freedom and dignity

Tunisian parliament (photo: picture-alliance/AA/A. Landoulsi)

New anti-terrorism law in Tunisia

Law triggers hope and concern

Najet Adouani (photo: private)

Interview with the Tunisian poet Najet Adouani

"Nothing can stop me from spreading my wings"

Hend Nafea of Egypt, the focus of one of the cases highlighted in "The Trials of Spring" (photo: The Trials of Spring media room)

Interview with director Gini Reticker

"These women do not need to be saved, they need to be heard"

Houthi rebels in the Yemeni capital Sanaa (photo: Reuters/K. Abdullah)

After the upheaval in the Arab world

Escalating wars

Tunisians demonstrate against terrorism following the Sousse attack (photo: picture-alliance/AA/Y. Gaidi)

After the Sousse attack

United against terror

Alaya Allani, professor of contemporary history at the Manouba University in Tunis (photo: Beat Stauffer)

Interview with Alaya Allani, an expert on Islamism

"The jihadists have no social base in Libya"

Tunisian writer Shukri al-Mabkhout (photo: Dar al-Tanweer)

Shukri al-Mabkhout's novel "The Italian"


Failure in the police state