Country: Middle East

A demonstrator in Yemen (photo: AP)

Review of Michael Lüders' book on the Arab Spring

How the Arab Revolution Is Changing the World

Ilan Halevi (photo: Igal Avidan)

Interview with the Jewish Palestinian Politician Ilan Halevi

With One Foot in the UN

The Emperor's Mosque in Sarajevo (photo: Wikipedia)

''Euro-Islam''

Too Diverse to Domesticate

People visiting the Bushehr nuclear power plant (photo: dpa)

Iran's Controversial Nuclear Programme

Tehran's Visions versus Nuclear Realities

Mecca's main mosque after sunset (photo: AP)

Interview with the Saudi Arabian Blogger Ahmed al Omran

''You Cannot Copy and Paste a Revolution''

Zinciriye Madrasa in the old city of Mardin (photo: Sonja Galler)

Kurdish Language Studies in Turkey

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A Radical Change in Quiet Stages

Ennahda supporters after the election vicotry on 25 October 2011 (photo: dpa)

Tunisia after the Elections

Ennahda and the Challenges of Democracy

Election lists in Tunis (photo: AP)

Elections in Tunisia

Fears of Islamist Threat Unfounded

Rachid Ghannouchi (photo: picture alliance)

The Islamist Election Victory in Tunisia

Ennahda – Asset or Threat?

Anti-government protesters shout as they hold a poster of Kamal Al-Amri, pictured, a member of Morocco's main opposition Islamist group who died in June from wounds sustained during a pro-reform demonstration several days earlier, during a rally organized by the 20th February movement in Rabat, Morocco, Sunday June 5, 2011 (photo: AP/Abdeljalil Bounhar)

Ziad Majed on Islamism and the Arab Spring

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''The Term Islamist Doesn't Mean Anything Anymore''

UNESCO general assembly in Paris (photo: dapd)

Full UNESCO Membership for Palestine

A Small, Albeit Costly, Victory

The Speed Sisters of Ramallah (photo: Speed Sisters)

The Speed Sisters of Ramallah

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Emancipation in Racing Suits

Egyptian Muslim scholars from al-Azhar university hold a banner reading in Arabic 'The Azhar is with the revolution of the free people' as they stand with anti-government protesters in Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt, 9 February 2011 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Joris Luyendijk on the Prospects for Societal Change in Egypt

A Riveting Wave of Political and Religious Soul Searching

Muammar Gaddafi (photo: AP)

Libya after Gaddafi

How the 'Brother Leader' Remained in Power So Long

Photography by Reem al Faisal (photographed by Kersten Knipp)

Contemporary Art in Saudi Arabia

Images of a Changing Society

Marjane Satrapi (photo: AP)

The Comic World of Marjane Satrapi

Yearnings for a Lost Homeland

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