Topic: Arab world

Protests against the miserable economic situation in Tunis in December 2020 (photo: Fethi Belaid/AFP/Getty Images)

Arab world

"The people aren't ready" – can Arabs do democracy?

In "Homeland", starring actress Claire Danes, Shia Hezbollah are allied with the Sunni al-Qaida through their mutual hatred of the U.S. (photo: Sifeddine Elamine /Imago)

The West and Islam 20 years after 9/11

Paranoia, now

A young Muslim woman making bag lunches for homeless people in San Francisco (photo: Abdel Rahman Bassa)

9/11 twenty years on

Muslims in the West – the cultural go-betweens

Attacks on 11 September 2001 in New York (photo: Imago/Zuma Press)

9/11 twenty years on

How the 'War on Terror' destabilised the Middle East

Algerian musician Abderrahmane Abdelli (photo: private; source: ARC Music)

Abderrahmane Abdelli's "Songs of Exile"

Yearning for home

Mohamed ElBaradei (photo: Getty Images)

US policy in the Middle East

The America that Israel and Palestine need

Syrian dissident and political analyst Yassin al-Haj Saleh (photo: Maizar Matar)

The legacy of the Arab Spring

"The Syrian revolution is resumable today and tomorrow"

Lebanese author Amin Maalouf (photo: Imago Images/IPA/N. Zonna)

Interview with Lebanese writer Amin Maalouf

Petrodollars proved stronger in the Middle East than cultural tradition

Independent media prohibited: graffiti in the Yemeni capital Sanaa (photo: AFP)

Media and politics in the Arab world

The despotsʹ henchmen

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