Country: Syria

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

Secretary General of Nato Rasmussen and Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan (photo: picture alliance/dpa)

Political Change in the Middle East

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The Reordering of the World

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

Sadiq Jalal al-Azm (photo: Wikipedia)

Interview with Sadiq Jalal al-Azm

A New Spirit of Revolution

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

Arabic in Latin Script

Lost in Arabic

Man reading the Koran (photo: dpa)

Essay: Sadiq Al-Azm

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The Fight over the Meaning of Islam

Book cover "The Secret Life of Syrian Lingerie"

The Secret Life of Syrian Lingerie

Panties from the "Axis of Evil"

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