Topic: Arab Spring

Protests against the miserable economic situation in Tunis in December 2020 (photo: Fethi Belaid/AFP/Getty Images)

Arab world

"The people aren't ready" – can Arabs do democracy?

Attacks on 11 September 2001 in New York (photo: Imago/Zuma Press)

9/11 twenty years on

How the 'War on Terror' destabilised the Middle East

A hand of a member of the Muslim Brotherhood in a cage in an Egyptian courtroom (photo: Reuters/A. A. Dalsh)

Death sentences against Muslim Brotherhood members in Egypt

An act of reckoning

President Kaïs Saïed (at the head of the table to the right of the Tunisian flag) announcing on Sunday that he had dismissed the prime minister and suspended parliament for 30 days (photo: Tunisian Presidency Handout/AA/picture alliance)

Presidential take-over in Tunisia

Political earthquake in Tunis

Moroccan King Mohammed VI (photo: picture alliance/dpa/TASS/A. Sherbak)

Morocco's pre-election crisis of confidence

"People no longer trust us!"

Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during a joint statement with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Tuesday, May 25, 2021, in West Bank city of Ramallah (photo: AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)

Promoting human rights in the Middle East

The U.S. and Arab hearts and minds – an impossible task?

Turkey: demonstration for Jamal Khashoggi (photo: Depo Photos/imago images)

Cyber disinformation

How dangerous are the Middle East's "electronic armies"?

Abdelhamid Dbeibeh, prime minister of the Libyan government of national unity (photo: Libyan Government of National Accord/AA/picture alliance)

International Libya Conference in Berlin

Libyans harbour high hopes for a transition to stability

Algerian voters in Tunisia arrive to the Tunisian Embassy of Algeria to cast their votes ahead of the early general elections scheduled for 12 June, in the capital Tunis, Tunisia on 10 June 2021 (photo: Yassine Gaidi / Anadolu Agency)

Democratic disappointments in Algeria

How can the Hirak meet Algerians' democratic needs?

Traffic at a Cairo intersection (source: YouTube screenshot)

Ziad Fahmy's "Street Sounds"

Egypt, and the "great clamour" of urban life

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