Country: Syria

Queens of Syria (source: private)

"Queens of Syria" film and theatre project

″I shall leave as my city turns to dust″

The Egyptian military pulls the strings of power – graffiti on a wall close to Tahrir Square in Cairo (photo. Reuters)

Political discourse in the Arab world

Defaming democracy

Aleppo lies in ruins (photo: picture-alliance/AP-Photo/M. Brabo)

The siege of Aleppo

Seven levels of hell

The American linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky (photo: dpa)

Noam Chomsky in interview

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Obama's sangfroid

Historical portrait of Ibn Arabi (photo: Arab48)

The poems of Ibn Arabi

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Interpreting desire

The symbolism of the explosives belt (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/dpaweb/M. Saber)

IS terrorism in Europe

Glorifying terminology

Treffen der Außenminister Saudi-Arabien, Türkei, USA und Russland.  Foto: Getty Images

Saudi-Iranian rivalry

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And the winner is...

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair: "the world's a better place without Saddam Hussein"

The Chilcot Report

It's a no brainer

The Syrian Musicians′ Orchestra (photo: picture-alliance/PA Wire/Y. Mok)

The Syrian Musicians′ Orchestra play Istanbul

Hosts of honour

"Abwab" publisher Ramy al-Asheq (photo: dpa)

Germany′s first Arabic newspaper for refugees

Newcomers, not refugees

APTF's "One Thousand and One Titanics" (source: YouTube)

Arab Puppet Theatre Foundation

One thousand sinking dinghies

Boy sits on a wrecked tank in Kobani (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Y. Akgul)

Syrian conflict

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Everyone against everyone

PKK militants in Diyabarkir (photo: STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

The Turkish-Kurdish conflict

Friend and foe

Araq refugee camp, Jordan (photo: Dana Ritzmann)

Azraq refugee camp

Captives of the desert

Algebra Tea House, Cleveland Ohio, USA (source: flickr)

One man and his tea house

Nagieb Khaja in Idlib, Syria (photo: Nagieb Khaja)

Interview with documentary maker Nagieb Khaja

″Believe in the importance of your work″

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