Country: Middle East

Pope Francis praying at the Israeli separation wall in Bethlehem (photo: Reuters)

Pope Francis in the Middle East

Gestures laden with symbolism

Hamas chief Ismail Hanija (right) and Fatah representative Azzam al-Ahmed in Gaza City on 23 April 2014 (photo: Reuters)

Reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah

No peace without Palestinian unity

Pictures of Vladimir Putin and Bashar al-Assad leaning against a wall outside the Russian embassy in Damascus waiting to be used in a pro-Assad demonstration (photo: Muzaffar Salman/AP/dapd)

Interview with Stefan Meister

"The Syria crisis is legitimising Putin"

Nahr El-Bared, the first Palestinian refugee camp after 1948 (photo: UNRWA Archive/S. Madver)

UNRWA photo exhibition: "The Long Journey"

The long journey into uncertainty

Pastor Rola Sleiman in her church in Tripoli (photo: DW/A. Williams)

Lebanon's first female pastor

"The fact that I am a woman was never a problem"

A young Egyptian carrying an Egyptian flag and standing in front of some anti-Morsi graffiti in Cairo (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Georges Corm on the conflicts in the Arab world

Forget religion!

Still from the film "The Physician" in which the Shah (played by Oliver Martinez, right) is treated by Avicenna (played by Ben Kingsley, left) (source: UFA Cinema GmbH)

"The Physician" by Noah Gordon

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The long road from international bestseller to film

Syrian refugees in Jordan: Inam and her daughter Najah (photo: Claudia Mende)

Refugee Crisis in Jordan

At the Breaking Point

Demonstration in commemoration of the Egyptian activist Gaber Salah, Kairo (photo: dpa)

Protestes in Egypt

Army Opponents Break Their Silence

Protests of the Muslim Brotherhod against the toppling of President Morsi in Alexandria (photo: picture-alliance/AA)

Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt

Limited Options

Supporters of Morsi in front of Cairo's High Court (photo: Mohamed Kamel/AFP/Getty Images)

Egypt's Former President Morsi on Trial

A Test of the Justice System

Mass demonstration on Tahrir Square (photo: Reuters)

Revolutionary Films in the Arab World

Taking Stock

Mansoura Ez-Eldin (photo: Mansoura Ez-Eldin)

The Democratic Process in Egypt

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The Success of Democracy is Not a Question of Education

Photo of a graffito depicting Edward Said (© Ahl Al Kahf)

Essay by Adania Shibli

Recalling Edward Said's Thought Today

Hani Shukrallah (photo: Andrea Backhaus)

Interview with Hani Shukrallah

"Egypt's Media Are Propaganda Machines"

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