Egyptian society
Migrants – ever the foreigners?
Western diplomacy in crisis
What to do about Khashoggi?
Stella Gitanoʹs "Withered Flowers"
Mapping an unknown world
Essebsi breaks with Ennahda
Farewell to Tunisia's "national consensus"

Egyptian society

People have come to Egypt over the centuries for many reasons. Fleeing war, injustice, or simply in search of a better life. You would think Egyptʹs acceptance and ability to integrate would have been strengthened as a result. But the reality is different. By Aya NabilRead more

Western diplomacy in crisis

The abduction or even murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi would constitute a dangerous escalation in the Saudi government's campaign to clamp down on its critics. According to Guido Steinberg, the West should react with as much determination as it did towards Moscow following events in SalisburyRead more

Book review: Stella Gitanoʹs "Withered Flowers"

Stella Gitanoʹs "Withered Flowers" is a powerful short story collection that showcases work from the very beginnings of an impressive and unusual literary career. The stories, now translated by Anthony Calderbank, centre on the lives of Sudanʹs marginalised and are elevated by bold, fearless imagery. Marcia Lynx Qualey read the bookRead more

Essebsi breaks with Ennahda

The decision by Caid Essebsi to end five years of consensus politics is likely to heighten sociopolitical tensions in the North African state and deepen a burgeoning economic crisis. Tunisian journalist Ismail Dbara analyses the reasons for the break-up and the consequences for democratisation within the countryRead more

Politics

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/H. Jamali)

Western diplomacy in crisis

What to do about Khashoggi?

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi (photo: Reuters)

Essebsi breaks with Ennahda

Farewell to Tunisia's "national consensus"

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: picture-alliance/AA)

Creeping authoritarianism

Turkeyʹs one man band

Rival militias fighting in Tripoli, Libya (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Turkia)

Internecine struggles

Libyaʹs free for all

Society

Rose Coco from South Sudan with her son Yusuf (photo: Goethe-Institut/Aya Nabil)

Egyptian society

Migrants – ever the foreigners?

Man wearing a kippa with a German flag (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Germany’s right-wing populists found Jewish group

Jews – the AfDʹs means to an end

Muhammad Iqbal with his family (photo: DW/R. Aslam)

Organ trafficking

Profiting from Pakistanʹs poor

Jewish cemetery in Essaouira, Morocco (photo: Claudia Mende)

Moroccoʹs Jewish legacy

The Rabbi of Essaouira

Culture

South Sudanese author Stella Gitano (photo: private; source: Facebook)

Book review: Stella Gitanoʹs "Withered Flowers"

Mapping an unknown world

Mahdi Baraghithi at the Birzeit University exhibition (photo: DW/Sarah Hofmann)

4th Qalandiya International art exhibition

Showing for Palestinian solidarity

Cover of Dima Wannousʹ "Die Veraengstigten" – The Frightened (published in German by Karl Blessing)

Book review: Dima Wannousʹ "Die Veraengstigten"

Naked despair laid bare

"Salib Sufi" band (photo: Roger Anis)

"Salib Sufi" project

Peace in their hearts, love in their minds