Country: Kuwait

Deceased Kuwaiti author Ismail Fahd Ismail (source: screenshot; Facebook)

Book review: Ismail Fahd Ismail’s "The Old Woman and the River"

Hemingway, eat your heart out!

Bidoons demonstrate for Kuwaiti citizenship (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Y. Al Zayyat)

Disenfranchised in the Gulf

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The Bedoons – Kuwait's stateless minority

Palestinian-British singer Reem Kelani (photo: Alexia Villard)

Album review: Reem Kelaniʹs "Why Do I Love Her?"

Sweet discomfort

Arabic writing on a blackboard (photo: dpa)

The uncertain future of Modern Standard Arabic

A language in decline

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (l) greets Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah (r) upon his arrival in Tehran on 1 June 2014. Kuwait's Emir started a landmark visit to Tehran focussed on mending fences between Shia Iran and the Sunni-ruled monarchies in the Gulf (photo: Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)

Geopolitics in the Middle East

End the Arab-Iranian tug-of-war

Owner of Saint German football club, Nasser al-Khelaifi and Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani attend a training session in Doha, 2012 (photo: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images)

Soft power and football

Qatar vs. UAE: The not-so-beautiful game

Kuwaiti actor Abdulhussain Abdulredha (photo: Wikimedia)

Obituary

Actor Abdulhussain Abdulredha: The fourth tower of Kuwait

Members of the Gulf Cooperation Council in Riyadh (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Saudi ultimatum for Qatar

Turning up the heat?

Oilfield in Syria′s Kurdish Derik (photo: Fabio Bucciarelli/AFP/Getty Images)

Oil and development in the Middle East

A two-edged sword

Album cover (cropped) of "Detour Guide" by Karim Nagi

Album review: ″Detour Guide″ by Karim Nagi

Breaking the mould

Saud Alsanousi (photo: Saud Alsanousi)

Book review: "The Bamboo Stalk" by Saud Alsanousi

A life uprooted and replanted

Salafists protesting at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, 30 March 2014 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/W. Steinberg)

The jihadi fighters of IS

"Jihadism has become a German phenomenon"

Demonstration in Bamako against a military intervention in northern Mali (photo: dapd)

Interview with Bakary Sambe

''In the Arab World, We Africans are Viewed as Inferior Muslims''

Meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council (photo: dpa)

The Gulf Monarchies and the Arab Spring

Counter-revolution in the Gulf