Country: Maghreb

"High Atlas Foundation" logo (source: YouTube)

The High Atlas Foundation's pro-poor approach

Future-proofing Morocco

Independent media prohibited: graffiti in the Yemeni capital Sanaa (photo: AFP)

Media and politics in the Arab world

The despotsʹ henchmen

German anthropologist Dieter Haller (photo: Karima Ahdad)

Interview with German anthropologist Dieter Haller

"Freedom of speech has long been empty rhetoric"

Tunisʹ first female mayor, Souad Abderrahim (photo: DW/N. Alsarras)

Souad Abderrahim: Mayor of Tunis

The "Sheikha", the city and its problems

Russian President Vladimir Putin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Civil War in Libya

What is Russia really up to?

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

The Arab Spring and the "Spring of Nations"

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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

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