photo: Kunsthalle Österreich

Leopold Carl Müller

Sand in the Bristles

The Trio Joubran (photo: Eye for Talent)

Trio Joubran

Modern Palestinian Oud Music Goes Abroad

Skyline Beirut (photo: Larissa Bender)

Journalists Exchange

The Positive Side of Globalization

The late Golam Kasem Daddy, Bangladesh's senior-most photographer at that time at a exhibition of the Drik Network (photo: Abir Abdullah)

Contemporary Art in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Optimism and Confusion

Arab literature is facing an unhill task in trying to find a readership on the European markets (photo: AP)

Essay Peter Ripken

Listen to What the Arab World Has to Say

Amin Maalouf (photo: dpa)

Amin Maalouf

A Tree Needs Roots; a Human Being Doesn't

Devotional objects on display before the Naqashaband Mosque in Bukhara (photo: AP)

Farewell to the Orient

The Paradigm of Islamic Civilization

Erich Maria Remarque

Remarque Peace Prize to Palestinian and Israeli

Mahmud Darwish and Dan Bar-On Awarded

Blumentopf: Germany's hip-hop ambassadors to the Middle East (photo: DW)

Blumentopf Tours the Middle East

German Hip Hop Culture in the Holy Land

Street scene in Saddar, Pakistan (photo: Irin News)

Literature in Pakistan

Change and Stagnation Occur Simultaneously

Bettina Braun and Kais (photo: Marion Hetzel)

Film Portrait of Young Muslims in Germany

"I'm My Own Country!"

Helena Waldmann in Ramallah

"The Gaza Strip Is a Prison Without a Ceiling"

Scene from "Occupied Territories", photo: Zohreh Soleimani

Fajr Theater Festival in Teheran

"Occupied Territories" Straddling a Minefield

French-German cultural centre in Ramallah

Franco-German Cultural Center Ramallah

"We Point out Ways to Overcome Differences"

Book cover 'Goethe and the Islam' by Katharina Mommsen

Katharina Mommsen

Goethe's Orient Investigated

Logo: '9th İstanbul Biennial', &copy

The 9th Istanbul Biennial

Istanbul - a Gravitation Center for Modern Art

What was long considered "decadent Western art" is now being exhibited at the Teheran Museum for Contemporary Art

New Exhibition of Contemporary Art in Teheran

Unusual Images for the Islamic Republic

"Oriental Garden" in Berlin, photo: Stefan Schmidt

"Oriental Garden" in Berlin

Visitors Flock to Garden of Paradise

Photo: Ikhlas Abbis

Copyright and the Arab Publisher

A Catch-22 Situation: Caught between Censorship and a Weak Book Market

Sylvia Frei-Belhassan (photo: Beat Stauffer)

Villa des Arts in Casablanca

No Room for Contemporary Art