Topic: Colonialism

A woman holds up an Israel flag while the painting by Indonesian artist Taring is mounted (photo: Sven Pförtner/dpa/picture-alliance)

Anti-Semitism at documenta15

"The documenta is in ruins"

Photo montage: Cover of "This Arab is Queer" (published by Saki Books; background photo: picture-alliance)

LGBTQ+ Pride

Being queer and Arab

Algeria decided to sever relations with its neighbour Morocco on 24 August 2021, accusing Rabat of having "hostile tendencies" towards it (photo: picture-alliance)

Morocco and Algeria

A rivalry stretching back decades

First session after the election: meeting of the Iraqi parliament, January 2022. (photo: Iraqi Parliament Press Office/Handout/AA/picture alliance)

Iraq bans contact with Israel

Anti-Semitism as state doctrine?

A roadside vendor in Karachi, Pakistan, pours Rooh Afza into glasses (photo: Rizwan TABASSUM/AFP)

Rooh Afza, the 'drink of love'

Pink refresher unites wilting Indians and Pakistanis

Western Sahara activist Sultana Khaya (photo: Polisario)

Western Sahara conflict

"One day we will be free"

Spanish Prime Minister Sanchez on a two-day visit to Morocco on 07.4.2022 (photo: Moroccan Royal Palace/AP Photo/picture alliance)

Morocco and Spain

What price Madrid and Rabat's "historic" reconciliation?

French-language daily Liberte was discontinued last week, three decades after its founding. The editors bid farewell with the title: "Thank you and goodbye" (photo: Ryad Kramdi/AFP)

France's colonial legacy

Algerians turn away from French

Egyptian intellectual, reformer and cultural politician Taha Hussein (source: Wikipedia)

Taha Hussein, a biography

Modern Egypt's great pioneer

Nobel Prize for Literature winner Abdulrazak Gurnah is from Zanzibar, has lived in the UK since he was 18 (photo: Matt Dunham/AP/picture-alliance)

Nobel laureate Abdulrazak Gurnah

Exile, migration and the art of writing

Translations of the Koran in different languages (source: gloqur.de)

The Global Qur'an

Searching the suras

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