Topic: Comedy

The Khawatoons are South Asia's first all-women improv troupe (photo: Khawatoons)

Patriarchy in Pakistan

Pakistani feminist comedians challenge taboos

Shlomit Tripp and her puppet theatre "Bubales" (source: www.bubales.de)

Shlomit Tripp‘s Puppet Theatre "Bubales“

Vibrant, Jewish, intercultural

German comedian Idil Baydar (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/C. Soeder)

Spotlight on bridge builders: Comedian Idil Baydar

Counting up the cliches, Jilet Ayse tells it like it is

 Turkish TV series "The Magnificent Century" (photo: imago/Seskim Photo)

Islamic popular culture

A match for Bollywood – the rise of Turkey's dizis

Lebanese-British satirist Karl Sharro (photo: James Berry)

Interview with Lebanese-British satirist Karl Sharro

"Politicising Muslim identity is counter-productive"

Turkish actor Baris Atay (photo: private)

Turkish actor Baris Atay

Defy the dictators!

Veterinary surgeon Bahgat (Mohamed Mamdouh) in the Egyptian film ″A Man Wanted″ (source: IMDb)

Egyptian film controversy

Shams buys a man

Kuwaiti actor Abdulhussain Abdulredha (photo: Wikimedia)

Obituary

Actor Abdulhussain Abdulredha: The fourth tower of Kuwait

Reham al-Kahlout (source: Al Jazeera)

Palestine′s comedy star Reham al-Kahlout

No escaping life in Gaza

Arabic cultural cafe Naqsh (photo: Hakim Khatib/MPC Journal)

″Naqsh″ – the Arabic cultural cafe

Amman's bridge builders

Firas Alshater, Syrian film-maker (photo: Wikipedia)

Interview with Firas Alshater

″Being a refugee is not my dream job″

Member of the Creative Frontiers team working on "Paasban" (photo: Creative Frontiers)

Fighting extremism through the medium of comics

"We needed to do more than just attend candlelight vigils"

Bassem Youssef hosting "AlBernameg" (photo: AlBernameg)

Bassem Youssef

All the world's a stage for Egyptian satire star

Mona Shaikh (photo: Ash Gupta/838 Media Group)

Interview with comedian Mona Shaikh

"Being able to create a dialogue is a very important step for me"

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