Topic: Art

Joobin Behkrad is founder and publisher of "Reorient", an online magazine for contemporary art from the Middle East (photo: Joobin Behkrad)

Interview with Joobin Bekhrad, publisher of "Reorient"

Love-letter to Tehran

Turkish actor Baris Atay (photo: private)

Turkish actor Baris Atay

Defy the dictators!

A woman looks at a map at the exhibition "Jews, Christians and Muslims: Scientific Discourse in the Middle Ages, 500–1500" (photo: dpa)

Exhibition: "Jews, Christians and Muslims" in Berlin


Dispelling myths

Segregation of men and women at the wailing wall in Jerusalem (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The Jewish Museum Berlin's Jerusalem exhibition

The majesty and the misery

Palestinian artist and poet Farid Bitar and "Blade of Grass" editor Naomi Foyle (photo: Naomi Foyle)

Interview with Palestinian poet and artist Farid Bitar

″I must either be the voice of sanity or justice″

Egyptian writer Donia Maher (source:

Book review: Donia Maher′s ″The Apartment in Bab El Louk″

Chronicling a neighbourhood

Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with the Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar

"Their audacity leaves me speechless"

Museum for Islamic Art in Doha (photo: Werner Bloch)

Qatar-Germany Year of Culture 2017

Crisis, what crisis?

Graphic novelist Riad Sattouf (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/R. Vennenbernd)

Interview with graphic novelist Riad Sattouf

The eternal fascination with coming-of-age

Muslims and hipsters in Brussels swap clothes for a photo exhibition (photo: DW)

Preventing Islamism in Belgium

Shaking the terrorist image

Kuwaiti actor Abdulhussain Abdulredha (photo: Wikimedia)


Actor Abdulhussain Abdulredha: The fourth tower of Kuwait

Headless Buddha in the Afghan National Museum (photo: Emran Feroz)

Afghan National Museum

The many headless Buddhas

Wedhar Riyadi′s ′Floating Eyes′ installation at the 2017 ArtJog (photo: Zora Rahman)

Indonesia′s ArtJog fair

Open your eyes!

Moroccan Film Festival poster at the Babylon Cinema in Berlin

Women in Moroccan cinema

For freedom and diversity