Country: Tunisia

Woman praying in Djerba's Ghriba synagogue (photo: AA/picture-alliance)

Jewish pilgrimage to Tunisia

Faith meets politics on Djerba

Symbolic image: Tunisia's struggle for democracy (photo: Reuters)

Kais Saied's creeping coup

Who will save Tunisia's democracy now?

An Egyptian boy holding bread and flashing victory signs at a demonstration on Cairo's Tahrir Square in 2011 (photo: Getty Images)

Middle East

A new Arab Spring, thanks to the Ukraine war?

Tunisians protest against economic hardship in Tunis, 2021 (photo: picture-alliance)

Ukraine and Tunisia's looming wheat crisis

Becoming toast?

Israeli Arab passengers arriving from Ukraine via the border with Romania on an Israeli ‚Israir‘ rescue flight are welcomed by their family upon arrival at Israel‘s Ben Gurion airport in Lod, near Tel Aviv, on March 1, 2022 (photo by JACK GUEZ/AFP)

Ukraine conflict

Israelis, Arabs, Iranians in harrowing exodus from Ukraine

Protesting against President Kais Saied in Tunis (photo: AA/picture-alliance)

Tunisia's political future

Kais Saied's divisive online poll

Moncef Marzouki (photo: A. Belaidi/AFP/ Getty Images)

Tunisia's ex-president Moncef Marzouki

The conscience of the Arab Spring

Protest in the Tunisian capital, Tunis, in February 2021 – one of the largest protests in Tunisia since the uprising in 2011 that launched the Arab Spring (photo: Yassine Gaidi/AA/picture-alliance)

Interview with Asef Bayat

Examining the Arab Spring revolutions from within

Amal, a giant puppet of a young Syrian refugee girl searching for her mother, travelled 8,000 km across Europe, from Turkey to the UK, to draw attention to the plight of refugees. She is seen here shaking actor Jude Law's hand in Folkstone, England (photo: Glyn KIRK/AFP)

Best of Qantara.de 2021

Top ten most-read articles on Qantara.de

Preparing Medicine from Honey: Arabic translation of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides, 1224 CE. Calligrapher: ‘Abdullah ibn al-Fadl. Iraq (source: The Met https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/451400; Public Domain)

"The Book of Charlatans"

Mediaeval Syria's answer to Mark Twain

Participants at the Turkey-Africa summit held in Ankara on 17 December 2021 (photo: Shadati/Xinhua/imago images)

Turkey-Africa summit

Erdogan scores "Made in Turkey" points

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