Country: Iran

Image from the graphic novel "Zahra's Paradise" by Amir and Khalil (source: Knesebeck, München)

The Iranian Graphic Novel "Zahra's Paradise"

An Artistic Insight into a Sinister World

Boy reading the Koran (photo: dapd)

Stefan Weidner's Book on Islam and the West

The End of Imperialism

Scene from "Chicken with Plumbs" (source: PR)

Marjane Satrapi's "Chicken with Plums"

Magical Gallows Humour in Tehran

Protests in Bahrain (photo: AP, dapd)

Interview with Ali al-Jallawi

''Bahrain Has No Future under This Government''

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad making a speech in Natanz (photo: AP)

Israeli–Iranian Relations

Demagogues Sounding the Alarm

Tawakkol Karman (photo: picture alliance/dpa)

Interview with the Yemeni Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Tawakkol Karman

''Saleh is the Source of Terror''

Members of the Basij militia waving anti-British flags as they storm the British embassy in Tehran (photo: dapd)

The Storming of the British Embassy in Tehran

Iran's Rattling Sabre

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (left) shaking hands with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (photo: IRNA)

Interview with Ali Granmayeh about Iran and the ''Arabellions''

Yearning for Lost Freedoms

The Iranian Tombak virtuoso Mohammad Reza Mortazavi in Isfahan (photo: Wikipedia)

Iranian Tombak Virtuoso Mohammad Reza Mortazavi

Flying Fingers

Poster calling for the release of director Jafar Panahi at the Berlinale (photo: DW)

Iranian Cinema

Forbidden Love Scenes in the Pious Dinosaur Nation

People visiting the Bushehr nuclear power plant (photo: dpa)

Iran's Controversial Nuclear Programme

Tehran's Visions versus Nuclear Realities

Mohammad Reza Shajarian (photo: AP)

Interview with Mohammad Reza Shajarian

''Humanity Is What Art Is All About''

Marjane Satrapi (photo: AP)

The Comic World of Marjane Satrapi

Yearnings for a Lost Homeland

King Abdulllah of Saudi Arabia (photo: dpa)

Saudi Arabia versus the Arab Spring

Stability at All Costs

Memorial plaque with the names of the 9/11 victims (photo: dapd)

Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan

Making Sense of 9/11

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