Country: Saudi Arabia

Lebanese journalist Hazem Saghieh (source: H. Saghieh, photo: C. Charafeddine)

Interview with the Lebanese journalist Hazem Saghieh

More lapdog than watchdog

Howeida was only 15 when she became a summer bride for the first time. She has since been married 7 more times, each time for just a few days (photo: Flemming Weiss-Andersen)

Sex tourism in Egypt

A bride for the summer

Women in a book cafe in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (photo: Getty Images/A. Hilbai)

Saudi Arabia′s entertainment offensive

Not to be taken lightly

U.S. President Donald Trump gives a speech following the airstrike on Syria (photo: Reuters)

U.S. missile strike in Syria

Trump turns the table

Hassan Nasrallah′s tattoo in Beirut (photo: Marwan Tahtah/DW)

Tattoo trends from Beirut to Baghdad

In the spirit of rebellion

Director of "Tahqiq fel djenna" Merzak Allouache and lead Salima Abada (source: Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin)

Merzak Allouache′s ″Tahqiq fel djenna″

Seventy two grapes

National flags of Iran and Saudi Arabia (source: DW)

Iranian-Saudi relations

For better, for worse

Saudi women waiting to be picked up by their drivers (photo: Getty Images/AFP/F. Nureldine)

Saudi health reforms and women′s rights

Still a sore point

Interview with Syrian dissident Yassin al-Haj Saleh

Interview with Syrian dissident Yassin al-Haj Saleh

The West's lamentable myopia

Donald Trump at his inauguration on 20 January 2017 (photo: Reuters)

US Middle East policy under Donald Trump

A recipe for further catastrophes?

German Minister of Defence Ursula von der Leyen visiting Saudi Deputy Prince Mohammed bin Salman al-Saud in Riyadh (photo: dpa/Rainer Jensen)

Non-fiction: Sebastian Sons′ ″Auf Sand gebaut″

Saudi Arabia – a difficult ally

The Saudi King Salman (left), British Prime Minister Theresa May (centre) and King Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa of Bahrain during the GCC summit on 7 December 2016 in Manama (photo: AFP)

Re-assessing Western involvement in the Middle East

Far from Utopian

Tim Johnston, former Asia Programme Director for the International Crisis Group

Myanmar and the Rohingya

Is Saudi Wahhabism fuelling an insurgency?

US President Elect Donald Trump in Indianapolis (photo: Reuters)

Middle East policy under Donald Trump

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Return of the dictators

Donald Trump during the US election campaign (photo: Getty Images)

Arab reactions to Donald Trump′s election victory

The jihadists' dream

Egyptian reading the daily newspaper ″Al-Masry al-Yaum″ (photo: Mosa′ab Elshamy)

Arab reactions to the coup aftermath in Turkey

The problem with role models

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