Topic: Media in the Arab World

 People walk past Syrian restaurants in the Istanbul neighbourhood of Aksaray, August 2019 (photo: picture alliance/AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Turkeyʹs Middle East exiles

Istanbul – the Arab worldʹs beacon on the Bosphorus

Effects of the coronavirus in Cairo, Egypt (photo: picture-alliance)

COVID-19 in North Africa

Corona proactivity in Tunisia, trivialisation in Egypt

Protesting the arrest of journalists in Cairo (photo: picture-alliance/Zuma Press)

Press freedom under attack

The Arab world's new wave of media repression

Morocco's teachers demonstrate for better working conditions on 24.03.2019 in Rabat (photo: Reuters)

Democracy and human rights

Morocco's police state makes a comeback

Symbolic image of the Israeli air force, showing an F-35 fighter jet (photo: picture-alliance/AP Images/A. Shalite)

Israeli attacks on bases in Iraq

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Is war with Iran on the horizon?

The exhibition "Forgotten Enlightenments – Unknown Stories about Islam in Contemporary Art" in Leipzig, Germany (photo: Goethe-Institut/Walther Le Kon)

Global history of ideas – contemporary Muslim art

Enlightenment rediscovered

Still from "Voices of Jordan" web video (source: ranasweis.com)

Rana Sweisʹ "Voices of Jordan"

A realistic snapshot of Jordanian society

The Digital Activism Forum in Ramallah (photo: Tessa Fox/DW)

Palestinians criticise Internet censorship in Israel

"They are afraid of the truth"

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

Media and politics in the Arab world

The despotsʹ henchmen

Solidarity demonstration for Jamal Khashoggi in front of the Saudi embassy in Paris (photo: Imago)

Repression against journalists

A world of Khashoggis

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/H. Jamali)

Western diplomacy in crisis

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What to do about Khashoggi?

Amine Ennaji in a still from "Kilikis, Town of Owls" (written and directed by Alaoui Lamharzi Azlarabe)

Film review: "Kilikis, the town of owls"

The power of reflected suffering

Street scene in Amman (photo: picture-alliance/AA)

Cultural shift in Jordan

A slow awakening

Arabic writing on a blackboard (photo: dpa)

The uncertain future of Modern Standard Arabic

A language in decline

Jasser Murtaja was shot while wearing a press flak jacket (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Palestinian journalists in the Middle East conflict

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In the crosshairs

Yasmine Zohdi, editor with Egyptʹs Mada Masr (source: Twitter)

Interview with Yasmine Zohdi, editor with Egyptʹs Mada Masr

"Censorship is the worst it has ever been"

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