Country: Middle East

Raji Sourani (photo: Tom Knutson/Right Livelihood Foundation)

Alternative Nobel Prize for the Palestinian Raji Sourani

"We Just Don't Have the Right to Give up Hope"

Israels Prime Minister Benjamin Netanjahu (photo: Reuters)

Israel and the Arab Revolutions

The Arab Spring's Unlikely Winner

Protests of the Cihangir Park Forum in Istanbul (photo: private copyright)

"Open Forums" in Turkey

New Forms of Participation

Egypt's interim president Adly Mansour (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Egypt's Transitional Government

A Setback for Human Rights

A nun stands beside the burned out remains of an altar in the Franciscan School in Beni Suef (photo: DW/M. Symank)

Christians in Egypt

Persecuted and Forgotten

Assaf Gavron (photo: © Philippe Matsas, Agence Opale)

Assaf Gavron's Novel "The Hilltop"

Message of Political Reconciliation

Egyptian riot police look up as they watch Alaa, the son of ousted president Hosni Mubarak, seen on a large TV screen erected outside the Cairo criminal court, as he reaches out to cover the lens of a TV camera during his arrival for his trial along side his father and brother accused of corruption and murder on August 15, 2011 (photo: Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images)

Media in Egypt

Fall into Line or Switch Off

US President Barack Obama (l.) and the US Minister of Defence Chuck Hagel (photo: Getty Images)

US Military Strike against Syria

More Harm than Good

Uri Avnery (photo: DW/Tania Krämer)

Interview with Uri Avnery

"Pessimism Means Nothing to Me"

Shiite proitestors in Iran in 2013 (photo: icana.ir)

Sunni-Shia Relations

Plea for a Muslim Peace

Drawing of a Syrian refugee child (source: Sirin, Özer, Oppedal)

Syria's Civil War

The Emotional Scars of the Refugee Children

Ahmed Maher at the office of the April 6 movement in Gizeh. The graffito in the background displays the so-called 'martyrs of the revolution', including Khaled Said (center) (photo: © Markus Symank)

Interview with Ahmed Maher

"The Next Revolution Will Certainly Come"

Hamdeen Sabahi (left) and Mohamed ElBaradei (photo: Reuters)

After the Coup in Egypt

A Dark Chapter in Egyptian Liberalism

Members of the Egyptian security forces arrest supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood outside the al-Fath mosque in Cairo on 17 August 2013 (picture alliance/Zumapress)

Power Struggle in Egypt

The Mubarak System in a New Guise

Supporters of Mohammed Morsi have filled entire squares in Cairo with their protest camps (photo: AP)

Egypt in Turmoil

Democrats Targeted in Pogrom Atmosphere

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