Topic: Arabellion

Demonstrator protesting against the Mubarak regime on Tahrir Square in Cairo in 2011 (photo: AFP)

Authoritarian rule in the Arab world

Nurturing the Arabellion phoenix

Protesters on Avenue Bourguiba in Tunis following a mass demonstration in front of the UGTT headquarters on 17.01.2019 (photo: Sofian Philip Naceur)

Social unrest in Tunisia

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Taking on the IMF

Demonstration on Tahrir Square in Cairo, 2011 (photo: Reuters)

Eight years after the Arabellion

The Egyptian opposition's seven deadly sins

Independent media prohibited: graffiti in the Yemeni capital Sanaa (photo: AFP)

Media and politics in the Arab world

The despotsʹ henchmen

Russian President Vladimir Putin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Civil War in Libya

What is Russia really up to?

Man squats in the ruins that were once the Syrian town of Raqqa (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Non-fiction: Rania Abouzeidʹs "No turning back"

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The humans behind the headlines

Anti-Assad protest in Maaret al-Numan in the northern province of Idlib in September 2018 (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Local government under Syria's opposition

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Of the people, by the people, for the people

Tunisian woman protesting during the 2010/2011 Jasmine Revolution, Tunis (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The Arab Spring and the "Spring of Nations"

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Failed revolutionaries?

A Cairo street sign showing Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi ahead of the presidential election, 25 March 2018 (photo: Reuters/A. Awad)

Sisi and the military

Egyptʹs sham modernity

Al-Azhar University campus in Cairo (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/AA./A. Ramadan)

Higher education in the Middle East

Low standards, wrong content

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/H. Jamali)

Western diplomacy in crisis

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What to do about Khashoggi?

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi (photo: Reuters)

Essebsi breaks with Ennahda

Farewell to Tunisia's "national consensus"

Rival militias fighting in Tripoli, Libya (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Turkia)

Internecine struggles

Libyaʹs free for all

The spark that caused the Arabellion: Tunisian young people protest for more social equality and the end of the Ben-Ali dictatorship in Tunis in January 2011, following the suicide of Tunisian greengrocer Mohamed Bouazizi (photo: picture-alliance/abaca)

What triggered the Middle Eastern revolts in 2011?

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The economics of Arabellion

Attack of the World Trade Center, 11 September 2001 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/C. Soi Cheung)

The legacy of 9/11

Why the world needs to re-think its war on terror

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