Author: Sami Mahroum

Asian workers on a building site in Doha, Qatar (photo: picture alliance/dpa)

Gulf State economies

The expat bonus

An Arab guest visits a stand during the Frankfurt Book Fair (photo: Deutsche Welle)

Culture and education in the Islamic world

The lonely Arab crowd

Protests in Tunisia at the start of the Jasmine Revolution (photo: DW/Mounir Khelifi)

Social Fabric and Solidarity in the Arab World

The Indifference of the Arab Middle Class

Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians demonstrating in Cairo against President Mursi and his controversial decrees in November 2012 (photo: dapd)

The Impact of Crowd Dynamics on the Arab Spring

Like Dark Clouds Gathering before a Storm