Country: Saudi Arabia

Abdelbasset Sida, leader of the opposition Syrian National Council (R), chats with council member George Sabra during a news conference in Istanbul July 13, 2012 (photo: REUTERS/Murad Sezer)

The Opposition in Syria

The Least Common Denominator

King Abdullah surrounded by members of the Saudi royal family (photo: epa/Saudi Press Agency)

Saudi Arabia's Foreign and Security Policy

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Categorical Imperative

Mouhanad Khorchide (photo: University of Münster/Peter Grewer)

Interview with Mouhanad Khorchide

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''God Is Not A Dictator''

Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the foreign minister of Saudi Arabia (photo: Reuters)

Saudi Prize for Translations

Big Words, Big Prize-Money

Salafist rally in Tunis (photo: dapd)

Inter-Islamic Cultural War

The Despondency of the Political Middle Ground

Young women at the University of Benghazi, Libya (photo: DW)

Interview with Nader Hashemi

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On the Compatibility of Islam and Democracy

Demonstration against the anti-Islamic film in Peshawar, Pakistan, during which a US flag is set on fire (photo: Reuters)

Anti-Islamic Film Riots

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A Culture of Religious Fanaticism

Professor Henner Fürtig is director of the GIGA Institute of Middle East Studies in Hamburg (photo: Werner Bartsch)

Protests across the Muslim World

''Deep mistrust towards the West''

US-based Syrian pianist Malek Jandali poses for a picture at an art centre in Damascus on April 14, 2010 (photo: Getty Images)

Interview with the Syrian Composer-pianist Malek Jandali

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''We are witnessing the fall of humanity''

Men attack and set fire to Shiite homes in Sampang, Indonesia (photo: Getty Images)

Persecution of Shiites in Indonesia

Hate Preachers and Incitement to Violence

Meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council (photo: dpa)

The Gulf Monarchies and the Arab Spring

Counter-revolution in the Gulf

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (centre) attends Eid Al Fitr prayers at al-Hamad mosque in Damascus (photo: Reuters)

Javier Solana on Finding a Solution to the Syrian Conflict

Towards a Syria Consensus

In this Oct. 2, 2010 file photo, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, left, holds up the hand of his Syrian counterpart Bashar Assad after he awarded Iran's highest national medal to Assad, in a ceremony in Tehran, Iran (photo: AP)

Syria and Iran

Two Lone Friends

Holy Mother of God church Aleppo (photo: Kevorkmail/Wikipedia)

The Armenian-Syrian Musician Hrach Macoushian

''It is Craziness to Support the Assad Regime!''

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