Country: Maghreb

Refugees scale Melilla border fence (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/S. Palacios)

Migrating across the Mediterranean

Escape at all costs

Arabic childrenʹs books on display at the Arabic Childrenʹs Literature Festival in Munich (source: The International Youth Library)

Germanyʹs Arabic Childrenʹs Literature Festival

Karimʹs adventures

Ansar al-Din Islamists in Mali (photo: AP)

Radical Islamism

Negotiating with jihadists?

Muslim feminist Asma Lamrabet (photo: asma-lamrabet.com)

Islamic inheritance law in Morocco and Tunisia

Feminist Asma Lamrabet under pressure

Barbed wire in front of the container terminal in the port of Hamburg, Germany (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

EU and the Maghreb

Fair trade for a level playing field

Journalist Souad Mekhennet (photo: imago/Muller-Stauffenberg)

Interview with Washington Post correspondent Souad Mekhennet

Speaks with jihadists

Social unrest in Algiers at the beginning of January (photo: Reuters)

Social unrest in Algeria

Cranking up the pressure

Algerian flag bearing the likeness of President Bouteflika in Algiers (photo: Reuters)

Europe and Algeria

The trust deficit

Demonstrations and protests against price hikes on 12.01.2018 in Tunis (photo: picture-alliance/abaca/Y. Gaidi)

Lessons from the unrest in Tunisia

Free in name only

Arab youth (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Friedrich Ebert Foundation publishes MENA youth study

The optimism of youth

Die Proteste im Winter 2010/2011 führten zum Sturz von Machthaber Zine El Abidine Ben Ali; Foto: Imago/Kyodo News

Non-fiction: Safwan M. Masri′s ″Tunisia – An Arab anomaly″

A history of intellectual excellence

The "Strengthening Structures" workshop at the Goethe-Institut Cairo (photo: Roger Anis/Goethe-Institut Cairo)

Goethe-Institut education initiatives in the MENA region

Getting behind civil society

Square coins dating from the Almohad era (source: Raseef 22)

The Islamic reformer Ibn Tumart

The man who changed the course of Islamic history

A woman looks at a map at the exhibition "Jews, Christians and Muslims: Scientific Discourse in the Middle Ages, 500–1500" (photo: dpa)

Exhibition: "Jews, Christians and Muslims" in Berlin

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Dispelling myths

Mauritanian human rights activist Biram Dah Abeid (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Interview with Mauritanian human rights activist Biram Dah Abeid

"Time to end Arab racism"

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