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Nabil Al Raee (photo: Ylenia Gostoli)

Interview with Nabil Al Raee of the Freedom Theatre

"We need more time to be more free"

US President Obama during a summit meeting with representatives of the Gulf Cooperation Council at Camp David (photo: Reuters/K. Lamarque)

Saudi Arabia's nuclear plans and Iran

Is a nuclear arms race looming in the Gulf?

Bassem Youssef hosting "AlBernameg" (photo: AlBernameg)

Bassem Youssef

All the world's a stage for Egyptian satire star

A Saudi soldier on the Yemeni border (photo: imago/Xinhua)

Military intervention in the Islamic world

What good is an Arab military alliance?

Salman Rushdie (photo: AP)

Criticism of Islam and freedom of speech

No pluralism without pussies

Barbed wire in front of an American flag (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/B.Linsley)

Book review: Mohamedou Ould Slahi's "Guantanamo diary"

Diary entries from the darkness

The hacked Facebook page of the French international broadcaster TV5Monde

The image policy of IS

Terror in the spotlight

Mona Shaikh (photo: Ash Gupta/838 Media Group)

Interview with comedian Mona Shaikh

"Being able to create a dialogue is a very important step for me"

Press conference after the announcement that agreement had been reached in Lausanne by the representatives of Iran, the five UN veto powers and Germany (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Nuclear talks with Iran

The long hoped-for breakthrough

John Bryson Chane, former Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, DC (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Ron Sachs)

Interfaith dialogue

The missing ingredient in the Iran and P5+1 negotiations

US-American philosopher Martha Nussbaum (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/A. Morante)

Interview with Martha Nussbaum

Overcoming narcissistic fears

Supporters of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu celebrate as election results come in, Tel Aviv, 17 March 2015 (photo: Getty Images/L. Mizrahi)

General election in Israel

Disillusionment and hope

A makeshift memorial to the three Muslims (Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23, Yusor Mohammad, 21, and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19) who were shot dead in early February 2015, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry in Chapel Hill, N.C. (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo)

Anti-Muslim sentiment in Canada and the US

Playing on people's fears

Protests against Houthi militias in Taiz (Photo: Reuters/Mohamed al-Sayaghi)

Political crisis in Yemen

Teetering on the brink

Jabbour Douaihy (photo: Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Editore)

Book review: Jabbour Douaihy's "June Rain"

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A "whodunit" without the "who"

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