Country: Mashriq

The Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca (photo: Wikipedia)

Mohamed Aziz Lahbabi's 'Muslim Personalism'

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Draft of an Islamic Anthropology

Adonis (photo: dpa)

Arab Intellectuals and the Arab Spring

The Silence of the Thinkers

Khaled Al-Khamissi (left) and Stefan Weidner (photomontage: Susanne Schanda/DW)

In Dialogue: Khaled Al-Khamissi – Stefan Weidner

The Arab Spring

Salafists protesting in Cairo (photo: AP)

Salafists and the Arab Spring

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Fears of Rising Extremism in Egypt's Power Vacuum

Yahya ibn Mahmud al-Wasiti, the 7th Maqāma of Maqamat al-Harīrī dating from the mid-10th century, with a 13th century illustration

Rethinking World Literature

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The Arabic Novel in Non-Western Eyes

Newspapers in Damascus, Syria (photo: Mona Naggar)

The Press in Syria

Independent Media as Enemies of the System

Secretary General of Nato Rasmussen and Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan (photo: picture alliance/dpa)

Political Change in the Middle East

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The Reordering of the World

Cover of 'Lyrics Alley' (source: publisher)

Oriental Clichés in Literary Publishing

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A Dalek in a Burqa

Protesters rest under the shadow of an army tank on Tahrir square (photo: picture alliance/dpa)

The Role of Film-Makers in the New Egypt

Revolution on Screen

The National Youth Orchestra of Iraq (photo: NYOI)

Iraq's First Youth Orchestra

A Symbol of Peace in A Divided Nation

Sadiq Jalal al-Azm (photo: Wikipedia)

Interview with Sadiq Jalal al-Azm

A New Spirit of Revolution

Soldiers and demonstrators face each other in Tahrir Square (photo: AP)

Political Upheaval in Egypt

The Mubarak System without Mubarak

Arabic in Latin Script (photo: © Culture et politique arabes)

Arabic in Latin Script

Lost in Arabic

(photo: Max Freiherr von Oppenheim-Stiftung im Hausarchiv des Bankhauses Sal. Oppenheim)

Max Baron of Oppenheim

An Encyclopedic Travelogue Free from the Arrogance of the Time

Man reading the Koran (photo: dpa)

Essay: Sadiq Al-Azm

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The Fight over the Meaning of Islam

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