Author: Andrea Backhaus

Political analyst H.A. Hellyer (photo: H.A. Hellyer)

Hisham A. Hellyer on "the War on Terror"

"You cannot rely on the West"

Libyan women celebrate in Tripoli on 20 October 2011 after the announcement of the death of Libyan strongman and long-term dictator Muammar Gaddafi (photo: Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images)

Civil society held hostage by corruption and murder

Libya's peace process doomed to failure without its women

Following the explosion in August: Ayoub Jouni on the roof of his house in Beirut (photo: Andrea Backhaus)

Lebanon after the explosion

Beirut's aftermath – shattering as 15 years of civil war

Pater Mussie Zerai; Foto: Andrea Backhaus

Portrait of the refugee helper Father Zerai

"All these people want is a chance"

People filling containers with water from a water tanker in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa (photo: Reuters)

Yemeni refugees in Cairo

An unwelcome exile

Hani Shukrallah (photo: Andrea Backhaus)

Interview with Hani Shukrallah

"Egypt's Media Are Propaganda Machines"

Women protests against the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo (photo: picture-alliance/landov)

Political Crisis on the Nile

The Blind Faith of Egyptian Women in the Military