Topic: Arabellion

Children playing football in Damascus (photo: Reuters/M. Djurica)

Reconstruction in Syria

Frustrating Assadʹs plans for a new state

Symbolic image of ʹthe civil versus the militaryʹ: a man protests against the referendum on the constitution in front of a statue of former general Abdel Moneim Riad, in Cairo, Egypt (photo: Reuters)

Military dictatorships in the Middle East

The real enemies of the Arab Spring

Rapid Support Force units in the south of Darfur on 3 May 2015 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Political crisis

Sudanʹs deadly counter-revolutionary militia

"Hunger and poverty are the same thing": anti-government protests against increased bread prices in Amman (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The Levant

Jordan's fragile stability

Anti-government protests in Algiers (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Popular uprisings in the Islamic world

Algiers, Khartoum… that trembling moment

 Saad Eddine El-Othmani, Secretary General of Moroccoʹs PJD (photo: Getty Images/AFP/F. Senna)

Maghreb

Moroccoʹs PJD on course to self-destruct

Algerian author and journalist Kamel Daoud (photo: picture-alliance/Gattoni/Leemage)

Kamel Daoud’s novel "Zabor"

Algeria and a patriarch's dying throes

"Free Amal" campaign (photo: private)

Human rights under Sisi

Egypt's open-air prison

A Syrian child displaced from eastern Ghouta with his family watches from the window of their shelter in the village of Horjelli in the Damascus countryside, Syria, 13 April 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/H. Ammar)

Marianne Gasser, former head of the Red Cross delegation, on Syria

Healing a broken land

Sudanese protesters in Khartoum on 12 April 2019 following the overthrow of long-time dictator of Omar al-Bashir (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Ashraf Shazly)

After the ousting of Omar al-Bashir

Sudan holding out for real change

Ali Azadeh, an AZROU activist (photo: Lina Shanak)

Indigenous rights in the Maghreb

An uphill struggle for Tunisiaʹs Amazigh

Demonstrators in Algiers protesting against Bouteflika in February 2019 (photo: picture alliance/dpa/F. Baticha)

Elias Khoury on the Arab Spring 2019

The re-birth of Tahrir Square

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika (photo: picture-alliance)

Algeria in transition

Time's up, Bouteflika!

Maverick and enfant terrible of the Arab film scene: Youssef Chahine (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Egyptian film-maker Youssef Chahine

The great visionary of Arab cinema

Algerian Internet users, particularly young people, spare no effort or ingenuity to combine humour with creativity (photo: Nourredine Bessadi)

Government by consensus post-Bouteflika?

Algerians riding a cyberspace wave

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