Culture

"Morgen sind wir frei" – Tomorrow we'll be free (distributed by Little Dream Pictures)

Film review: Hossein Pourseifi's "Morgen sind wir frei"

Love in the time of revolution

Ahmet Altan graphic (source: DW)

Released from prison

Turkish author Ahmet Altan and the power of words

British Bahraini trumpeter Yazz Ahmed (photo: yazzahmed.com)

British-Bahraini trumpeter Yazz Ahmed

Diving for pearls

Indonesian feminist and author Feby Indirani (screenshot; source: YouTube)

Interview with Indonesian author and feminist Feby Indirani

"God is my partner in crime"

Still from Nouri Bouzidʹs ʺThe Scarecrowsʺ (source: official Facebook page)

Film review: Nouri Bouzidʹs ʺThe Scarecrowsʺ

Making amends is one path to healing

Iraqi author Usama Al Shahmani (photo: Limmat Verlag/Ayse Yavas)

Iraqi author Usama Al Shahmani

ʺIn foreign lands, the trees speak Arabicʺ

Tomb of the Persion poet Hafez in Shiraz, Iran (source: Wikimedia)

Book review: Stefan Weidner's ʺ1001 Books. The Literatures of the Orientʺ

The Middle East – a rich vein of world literature

Deceased Kuwaiti author Ismail Fahd Ismail (source: screenshot; Facebook)

Book review: Ismail Fahd Ismail’s "The Old Woman and the River"

Hemingway, eat your heart out!

 Salafism recruitment symbolic image (picture-alliance/dpa/R. Peters)

Islamism in Germany

Fighting Salafists with YouTube satire

Palestinian author Ibtisam Azem (photo: private)

Book review: Ibtisam Azem's "The Book of Disappearance"

We woke to find them gone

Turkish rapper Saniser (photo: leo xandre)

Shaking the status quo in Turkey

#Susamam rappers: "Turkish society is on our side"

Archive image: India's Gujarat State Chief Minister Narendra Modi looks on at the Gujarat University Convention Centre in Ahmedabad on 17 September 2011 (source: Getty Images/AFP/S. Panthaky)

Cultural politics in India

India's celebrities confront Hindu nationalism

Extract from the "Karin" music video (source: YouTube)

"Karin" – an Armenian-Turkish music project

From deportations to duets

Iranian director Schokofeh Kamiz (photo: private)

Interview with film director Schokofeh Kamiz

"I was surprised she wasn't a bigger sensation"

Iranian author Amir Hassan Cheheltan (photo: Wolfgang Kumm/dpa)

Interview with Iranian author Amir Hassan Cheheltan

"Literature is based on politics and eroticism"

A tour with Kaya Behklam in Cairo (photo: Kaya Behkalam)

Interview with the artist Kaya Behkalam

Preserving the memory of the Egyptian Revolution

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