Country: Saudi Arabia

Saudi troops (photo: dpa)

Nervousness in the Gulf

Carrot and Stick Diplomacy

A jubilant crowd in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, after the news broke President Saleh had left the country (photo: AP)

Power Struggle in Yemen

A Yemeni Tribal Affair

Women wearing burqas, Afghanistan (photo: AP)

Who Is Hidden beneath the Burqa?

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An Appeal to the West

Protests on Tahrir Square (photo: AP)

Interview with Hamid Dabashi

''Another People Now Is Redefining the Idea of Democracy''

Interview with the Saudi Writer Badriya Al-Bishr

''Anything You Write about Is Made a Scandal, Even Love''

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

Sharjah Beach (photo: dpa)

Arts and Culture in the Gulf Region

The End of Tolerance

The US government follows the operation against Osama Bin Laden on screen (photo: AP/The White House)

Commentary on the Death of Bin Laden

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A Little Help from a Foe

Bashar Al-Asad (photo: AP)

Uprisings in Syria

Assad Shows His True Colours

March of protest towards the Saudi-Arabian embassy in Manama (photo: AP)

Interview with Lebanese Political Scientist Khattar Abou Diab

Vying for Supremacy in the Gulf

Bashar al-Assad during his speech in front of parliament on March 30 (photo: picture alliance/landov)

Protests in Syria

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In the Clutches of the Assad Clan

13th century slave market in the Yemen, Iraqi illustration (image: Wikipedia/Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Division orientale)

Tidiane N'Diaye's "The Veiled Genocide"

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Selective Theses on the Arab Slave Trade

Leopold Weiss alias Muhammad Asad (source: publisher)

Muhammad Asad

A Jewish Lawrence of Arabia

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

Arabic in Latin Script

Lost in Arabic

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