Political transition on the Bosphorus?
Turkey's "woke" Generation Z haunts President Erdogan
Black Lives Matter in Egypt
The controversy surrounding racism – are Arabs racist?
Water shortage in the Maghreb
Morocco's thirst revolution and the luxury of watermelons
Interview with Mark Terkessidis
What does Black Lives Matter have to do with Germany?

Political transition on the Bosphorus?

Recep Tayyip Erdogan is seeking to win over the millions of young Turks who will soon be of voting age. Yet many of the country's youth are in rebellious mood and openly reject him and his policies. By Sinem Ozdemir and Daniel Derya BellutRead more

Black Lives Matter in Egypt

The Arab world suffers from a system in which people are intolerant of "the other". This racist environment contributes to the growth of hostility and antagonism towards anyone who differs from our sense of what is "normal" or "conventional". By Khaled al-KhamissiRead more

Water shortage in the Maghreb

When residents of Zagora in southern Morocco protested in 2017, demanding the right to safe drinking water, the authorities arrested twenty-three of them in what became known as the "thirst revolution". The residents of Zagora and its environs, however, continue to suffer from a water shortage. By Ilhalm Al-TalbiRead more

Interview with racism researcher Mark Terkessidis

The protests against police violence in the USA have triggered a discussion in Germany about discrimination, immigration and the country's image of itself. Why are people who do not look German considered foreign even if they hold citizenship? And how could we all live together better? A conversation with racism researcher Mark TerkessidisRead more

Politics

Young Turks in a park in Istanbul (photo: Getty Images/Anadolu Agency/O. Coban)

Political transition on the Bosphorus?

Turkey's "woke" Generation Z haunts President Erdogan

Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj (left) visiting the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on 4 June 2020, Ankara (photo: picture-alliance/AA/M. Aktas)

Mask diplomacy and power politics

Erdogan's foreign policy in the shadow of coronavirus

Society

Residents of Zagora protest water shortages in 2017 (photo: Ilhalm Al-Talbi)

Water shortage in the Maghreb

Morocco's thirst revolution and the luxury of watermelons

Demonstration against racism in Tunisia (photo: Getty Images/AFP/F. Belaid)

Black Lives Matter in Egypt

The controversy surrounding racism – are Arabs racist?

Racism researcher Mark Terkessidis (source: Facebook/Mark Terkessidis)

Interview with racism researcher Mark Terkessidis

What does Black Lives Matter have to do with Germany?

Michel Abdollahi is an Iranian German conferencier, performance artist, painter, journalist and writer  (photo: Asja Caspari)

Interview with journalist and performance artist Michel Abdollahi

"People with dark hair always have to go the extra mile"

Culture

 Turkish TV series" Suleyman the Magnificent" (photo: imago/Seskim Photo)

Islamic popular culture

A match for Bollywood – the rise of Turkey's dizis

Regina Keil-Sagawe and Albert Memmi in Essaouira in March 2010 (photo: GOUFRANI)

Obituary: Tunisian author Albert Memmi

Adieu, Albert!