Country: Maghreb

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

The Arab Spring and the "Spring of Nations"

Failed revolutionaries?

Islamic scholar Peter Heine (source: Klaus Wagenbach Verlag)

Book review: Peter Heineʹs "The Culinary Crescent"

Pepper... a universally-used condiment

Moroccan classroom in Rabat (photo: Reuters/Y. Boudial)

Moroccan school curricula

French, Arabic, Moroccan, Amazigh?

A selection of books translated into Arabic by Nabil Al Haffar (source: Saqi Books; Atlas Books)

Interview with literary translator Nabil Al Haffar

"Always distance yourself from the original text"

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

Higher education in the Middle East

Low standards, wrong content

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

Members of Tunisiaʹs black minority (photo: Marta Scaglioni)

Emancipation and music

Black Tunisiansʹ bitter heritage

Moroccan women demonstrate against rampant youth unemployment  in front of the parliament in Rabat (photo: Asmae Boukhems)

Youth unemployment in the Arab world

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MENA's generation jobless

Women's self-help project "Amal" in Marrakesh (photo: amalnonprofit.org)

Women's self-help project "Amal" in Morocco

The single mothers of Marrakesh

Mahi Binebine (photo: Wikimedia Commons/Laurent Moulager - hipstoresk 2017)

Book review: Mahi Binebine's novel "Le Fou du roi"

At His Majesty's pleasure

Muslims in Mecca for the hajj ascend Mount Arafat in 48° C heat on 21.08.2018 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/CIC)

The annual pilgrimage to Mecca

High summer hajj

View of the historic old town of Chefchaouen, Morocco (photo: picture-alliance)

The Maghrebʹs Moorish-Spanish legacy

Andalusia begins in northern Morocco

Algeria has been accused of abandoning hundreds of African migrants in the Sahara. Photo shows a shoe in the desert sand (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/J. Delay)

Migration from Africa

For a tough stance on migrant human rights

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