Jews and Muslims in dialogue
Jews and Muslims are not enemies
Gaddafi's legacy
Libya – failed state par excellence
Jaffaʹs Arabic-Hebrew theatre
Model for a democratic, secular Israel
Reassessing the Islamic Republic
Did the Iranian revolution deliver?

Jews and Muslims in dialogue

Through their "Dialogue Perspectives" programme, the Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich and Avicenna academic foundations promote discourse between Jewish and Muslim scholarship holders. In an interview with Ursula Russmann, Rachel de Boor and Hani Mohseni talk about new alliances between their communities – and why the majority of society wants to see devout Jews, but liberal MuslimsRead more

Gaddafi's legacy

Faraj Alasha asks whether, in the event of General Haftarʹs forces taking control of the Libyan capital Tripoli, its population will embrace and support him? Or will his forces be worn down by attacks inside the city, thus ushering in a new chapter of bloodletting?Read more

Jaffaʹs Arabic-Hebrew theatre

The Arabic-Hebrew Theatre in Jaffa is one of a kind – and a thorn in the side of the Israeli government. Alexandra Foerderl-Schmid visits a venue under constant threat of closureRead more

Reassessing the Islamic Republic

According to the well-known Tehran political science professor, Sadegh Zibakalam, if Iran were to hold a referendum on the Islamic Republic today, over 70% would clearly oppose it. Forty years on from the foundation of the Islamic Republic, Ali Fathollah-Nejad revisits the promises of the revolution to explore why this is the caseRead more

Politics

Map of Libya (source: DW)

Gaddafi's legacy

Libya – failed state par excellence

Yazidi women hold up pictures of missed relatives during a commemoration ceremony in Stuttgart, southern Germany, on 3 August 2019 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/T. Kienzle)

Pursuing prosecution in Germany

Justice for Yazidi survivors of Islamic State genocide

Iranians line the streets on the day Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returned to Tehran from exile in Paris (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Gabriel Duval)

Reassessing the Islamic Republic

Did the Iranian revolution deliver?

Civilians in Idlib are trapped - even houses, hospitals and schools are being bombed (photo: Getty Images/AFP/O.H.Kadour)

Interview with Middle East expert Andre Bank

Syria: "Iran is not fighting in Idlib"

Society

Jews and Muslims are not enemies (photo: Getty Images/AFP/J. F. Monier)

Jews and Muslims in dialogue

"Jews are being used to create anti-Muslim feeling"

African migrants crowded into a room in a refugee detention centre in Libya (photo: Getty Images/AFP/T. Jawashi)

Migration in North Africa

Refugees in Libya face "catastrophic" conditions

The mountainside on the outskirts of Marib reads "IDPs camp – Sanaa Consortium for Relief" (photo: Ahmed Nagi)

A city like Marib

Rising above the Yemen conflict

South Korean boy group Super Junior (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Music and human rights in Saudi Arabia

To perform or not to perform?

Culture

Jaffaʹs Arab-Hebrew Theatre (photo: Katrin Franke)

Jaffaʹs Arabic-Hebrew theatre

Model for a democratic, secular Israel

Carlos Spottorno; cover of Carlos Spottorno and Guillermo Abril's "La Grieta", published in Spanish by Astiberri Ediciones; Guillermo Abril

Interview with Carlos Spottorno and Guillermo Abril

"The Crack": Europe's identity crisis

Author Nathan Englander (photo: Getty Images)

Nathan Englander’s novel "Dinner at the centre of the earth"

Caught in limbo

Iranian musician Habib Meftah performs at the Rudolstadt music festival on 5 July 2019 (photo: Bernd G. Schmitz)

Interview with Iranian percussionist Habib Meftah

Analogue "electrofolk" from southern Iran