Country: Middle East

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"

Al Azhar mosque in Cairo (photo: picture-alliance/ZB9)

Preaching Ban for Islamists in Egypt

Controlling the Message

An anti-Syrian regime protester holds up his fingers painted in revolutionary flag colors during a protest outside the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012 (photo: Nasser Nasser/AP/dapd)

Commentary by Daoud Kuttab

An Arab "Third Way"

Turkey's Prime Minister Erdogan (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

The Gülen Movement

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Erdoğan Is Not Turkey's Only Problem

Protests by Egyptian journalists against police harassment (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with Lina Attalah

"The Media Are PR Machines of the Military"

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