Country: Middle East

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"

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"

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