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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

Raja Alem (photo: Unionsverlag)

Book review: Raja Alem's "Sarab"

Gender under siege in Mecca

Postcard showing the Hotel Majestic in Tunis in the 1930s (source: Wikipedia)

Book review: Daniel Speck's "Piccola Sicilia"

Little Sicily in North Africa

French author Alice Zeniter (photo: Imago Images)

Book review: Alice Zeniter's "L'Art de perdre"

Rediscovering a lost chapter of (family) history

Franco-Moroccan author Leila Slimani (photo: Catherine Helie/Editions Gallimard)

Interview with Franco-Moroccan author Leila Slimani

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"Treat right-wing extremists like children"

(photo: Jan Schmidt-Whitley / Le Pictorium)

France's "sacred night" of religions

Church of Saint Merry, Paris (photo: Mbzt; Wikimedia.org, Creative Commons 3.0 Unported Licence)

Nuit Sacree 2019 in Paris

"No-one has a monopoly on transcendence"

French President Emmanuel Macron gives a speech on 25.04.2019 in Paris (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Franceʹs new Mediterranean initiative

A G10 summit marked by pragmatism

Demonstrators in Tripoli are not prepared to accept any further intervention by France (photo: AFP/Getty Images/M. Turkia)

European-Libyan relations

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Whom to trust when it comes to Tripoli?

French-Moroccan film director Nabil Ayouch (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Nabil Ayouchʹs "Razzia"

Soaked in sorrow

Artist Nil Yalter in "Walls"; acrylic on offset print, Vietorstrasse, Cologne-Kalk. Exhibition "Exile Is a Hard Job". Museum Ludwig 9 March - 2 June 2019 (photo: Nil Yalter/H. Krause)

Interview with Turkish-French artist Nil Yalter

"Female immigrants are doubly imprisoned"

Royal Saudi Air Force Tornado IDS (imago/StockTrek Images)

DW in-depth

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German arms feeding the Yemen conflict

French author Cecile Oumhani (source: YouTube)

Book review: Cecile Oumhaniʹs "Tunisian Yankee"

Life is elsewhere

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud takes part in the investorsʹ conference on 28.10.2018 in Riyadh (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The killing of Khashoggi

Letting Mohammed bin Salman off the hook

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