Category: Middle East

With German government overwhelmed by asylum-seekers, volunteers provide support

Volunteers are stepping up to provide aid, language classes, childcare and more at the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology, where the government has established a temporary shelter for asylum seekers.

Egypt: Reflections on Revolution

Professor Khaled Fahmy says that Egypt’s transition from autocracy since January 2011 has been difficult because the society is dealing with two large questions simultaneously – one concerns modernization and political change, the other religion and culture.