Demonstration against Hosni Mubarak in Cairo's Tahrir Square (photo: AP)

Protests in Egypt

The Twilight of the Despots

A young Egyptian protester (photo: picture alliance/dpa)

Protests in Egypt

Egypt's ''Day of Rage''

Libyan soldiers on parade during ceremonies marking the 40th anniversary of the Libyan Revolution in September 2009 (photo: AP)

The Role of the Libyan Military

The Threat of Civil War

Ahmad Okasha (photo: © Ahmad Okasha)

Interview with Ahmad Okasha

Escape from Suffering and Oppression

Jubilant demonstrators stamp on a poster depicting Mubarak in Cairo (photo: AP)

Egypt after Mubarak

Those Who Preach Democracy …

Mohammad Badie, leader of the Muslim Brotherhood (photo: dpa)

The Role of the Muslim Brotherhood in the Egyptian Uprising

Political Grey Areas

A young man demonstrating against the Mubarak regime in Cairo (photo: AP)

Social and Cultural Transformation in Egypt

The Genealogy of the "Egyptian Spring"

Egyptian women in Alexandria demonstrating against Mubarak (photo: AP)

The West and the Protests in the Arab World

Leaving the Freedom Movement in the Lurch

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and U.S. President Barack Obama (photo: AP)

US Reaction to the Protests in Egypt

The Good Dictator

Protest against Mubarak in Egypt (photo: dpa)

Uprisings in the Arab World

Saad Eddin Ibrahim (photo: AP)

Interview with Saad Eddin Ibrahim

"Europe Should Work for the Promotion of Democracy"

A demonstrator in Tunis gives the victory sign (photo: picture alliance/dpa)

Overthrow of President Ben Ali in Tunisia

Jasmine and Gun Smoke

A 13th-century book illustration produced in Baghdad by al-Wasiti showing a group of pilgrims on a Hajj (source: Wikipedia)

The Great Arab Traveller Ibn Battuta

Contemporary Witness or Impostor?

Ziba Mir-Hosseini (photo: Musawah)

Interview with Ziba Mir-Hosseini

"We Need to Rethink Old Dogmas"

Turkish and EU flag in Istanbul (photo: AP/Osman Orsal)

Turkey and Europe

Turkish and EU flag (photo: BilderBox/DW)

Turkey and Europe