Country: Middle East

Syrian Christians take communion during Sunday service at the Greek Catholic Church of Our Lady Al-Niyah in Damascus on 1 May 2011 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Massive Conflicts within Syrian Churches

Confessional In-Fighting

Egypt's president Mohamed Mursi (photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Morsi Expands Executive Power in Egypt

I Am the State!

Assaf Gavron (photo: dpa)

Israel's Social Media and the Gaza Crisis

Truths Come Through

Palestinian boys stand next to the destroyed house of Hejazi family after what Hamas Health Ministry said was an Israeli air strike in the northern Gaza Strip November 20, 2012 (photo: Reuters)

Israel and the Gaza Crisis

Trapped in the Language of Force

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (right) and the Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi (photo: Reuters)

The Gaza Conflict in the Wake of the Arab Spring

The Regional Powers' New Confidence

Daniel Barenboim (photo: EPA/Mohamed Omar)

Interview with Daniel Barenboim

''Mutual Appreciation Is Essential''

Hamas activist in Gaza City (photo: Reuters)

Gaza Conflict

A Boost to Hamas

Hassan Abu Haniyya (photo: private copyright)

Interview with Hassan Abu Haniyya

The Muslim Brothers' Rigid Structures

Protests in Egypt against Israel's air strikes in the Gaza Strip (photo: Reuters)

Egypt and the Gaza Crisis

Mounting Pressure on President Morsi

Riot police watch as an Bahraini anti-government protester holds up a picture of jailed political leader Hassan Mushaima with the words 'Mushaima is in danger', during a protest in Diraz, Bahrain, on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 (photo: Hasan Jamali/AP/dapd)

The Arab Spring and the Media

Distorted Images

Members of the Salafyo Costa initiative demonstrate against violence against Copts committed by security forces (photo: Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images)

The Salafyo Costa Initiative in Egypt

Collaborating with People You May Disagree With

Abdelbasset Sida, leader of the opposition Syrian National Council (R), chats with council member George Sabra during a news conference in Istanbul July 13, 2012 (photo: REUTERS/Murad Sezer)

The Opposition in Syria

The Least Common Denominator

Youssef Ziedan (photo: Susanne Schande)

Interview with Youssef Ziedan

Revolution Means Breaking with Authority

Emad Gad (photo: private copyright)

Interview with the Coptic activist Emad Gad

''Egypt is inexorably developing into a theocracy''

Fisher boats on the beach at Rafah in the Southern Gaza Strip (photo: Bettina Marx/DW)

Palestinian Territories

Fishermen from Gaza Risk Their Lives at Work

Iran's revolutionary leader Ali Chamenei (photo: dpa)

Iran's Electoral Strategy

All Options off the Table?

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