Country: Syria

Young person on Tahrir Square wearing a ''25 January'' mask (photo: AP)

The Arab Spring and Demography

The Revolutionary Power of Youth

Rafik Schami (photo: picture alliance/dpa)

Interview with Rafik Schami

''The Rebellion's Perseverance Surprises Me''

 Meeting for National Dialogue (photo: dapd)

National Dialogue in Syria

A Political Farce

view of the Armenian Orthodox St. Serge church in Damascus (photo: dpa)

Syria: The Opposition and the Church

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A Slap in the Face for the Pro-Democracy Movement

Protests on Tahrir Square (photo: AP)

Critical Reflections on the Arab Revolutions

Profiteers from Authoritarian Decay

Women protesting in Cairo against the Mubarak regime (photo: dpa)

Interview with Sami Kilani

''The Symbol of Resistance Is Not the Bullet!''

Syrian refugees on their way to Turkey (photo: AP/dapd)

Syrian Refugees in Turkey

''Wait until Assad Falls''

Blouzaat.18: ''Who is in who is out'', Ahmad Sabbagh, silk-screen print on canvas, 29x29 cm, “Expired… Dying New World Exhebition”, Amman, Jordan, 2009 (source: From Here To Fame Publishing)

Modern Arabic Graffiti

Ancient calligraphy meets politics in modern Arabic graffiti

Demonstrators in Homs, Syria, demanding UN intervention (photo: AP)

Uprising against the Assad Regime in Syria

Is This a Second Libya?

Women wearing burqas, Afghanistan (photo: AP)

Who Is Hidden beneath the Burqa?

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An Appeal to the West

Adonis (photo: dpa)

Arab Intellectuals and the Arab Spring

The Silence of the Thinkers

Protests in Banias (AP)

Uprisings in Syria

''The People Want to Topple the Regime''

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

In Dialogue: Khaled Al-Khamissi – Stefan Weidner

The Arab Spring

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

Bashar Al-Asad (photo: AP)

Uprisings in Syria

Assad Shows His True Colours

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