Country: Egypt

Protesting the arrest of journalists in Cairo (photo: picture-alliance/Zuma Press)

Press freedom under attack

The Arab world's new wave of media repression

Dutch sociologist Ruud Koopmans (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/gbrci)

Ruud Koopman's "Das verfallene Haus des Islam"

Cherry-picking for a distorted image of Islam

Egyptʹs former ruler Hosni Mubarak (photo: Reuters)

Obituary for Hosni Mubarak

Egypt's 'pharaoh' is dead

(photo: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

Protests in the Middle East

No tyranny without Egypt

Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar with Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo (photo: Reuters)

Egyptian foreign policy and the Libyan crisis

Time to restore Egypt's pivotal role in Libya

Algerians protesting the election of Tebboune as the new President of Algeria on 13.12.2019 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Arab Spring 2.0

The Middle East's fearless protesters

Egyptian writer Tawfiq al-Hakim (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Book review: Tawfiq al-Hakim’s "Return of the Spirit"

Awaiting the day of resurrection

Journalists demand freedom of the press in Cairo in 2016; "Journalism is not a crime" (photo: picture-alliance/ZUMAPRESS.com/A. Sayed)

Sisi's raids on the press

Egypt's Mada Masr – "We're not going to shut up"

Lebanese author Amin Maalouf (photo: Imago Images/IPA/N. Zonna)

Interview with Lebanese writer Amin Maalouf

Petrodollars proved stronger in the Middle East than cultural tradition

Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, grand imam of al-Azhar University (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/N. El-Mofty)

Marriage, divorce and inheritance

Who should reform Egypt's personal status law, and how?

Moroccan political scientist Hassan Aourid (photo: private)

Interview with the Moroccan thinker Hassan Aourid

Democracy cannot be stopped

Journalist, blogger and human rights activist Esraa Abdel-Fattah (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Human rights in Egypt

Free Esraa Abdel-Fattah!

Symbolic image of a genie and a bottle (photo: Imago)

Unrest in the Arab world

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The genie is out of the bottle

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