Country: Saudi Arabia

Qatari defence ministry staff members wait while Minister of Defence Khalid bin Mohammad al-Attiyah welcomes U.S. Defence Secretary James Mattis (neither pictured) for a meeting in Doha on 22 April 2017 (photo: Jonathan Ernst Pool/Getty Images)

Qatar diplomatic crisis

Playing the waiting game

Typical Shia turbans (photo: FARS)

The Sunni-Shia debate

For clarity′s sake

Emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Qatar′s political isolation

The latest scapegoat

″Pioneering women in the Arab-Islamic History of Education″: Fatima al-Fihri (source: Raseef22)

Women and Arab-Islamic education

The doyennes of learning

Donald and Melania Trump board Air Force One on 19 May 2017, destination Saudi Arabia (photo: Reuters)

Islam, Judaism, Christianity and Donald Trump

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So much cotton candy

Handprints as a symbol of protest against Saudi airstrikes in Yemen (photo: Reuters)

Saudi military involvement in Yemen

Chronically insecure

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Saudi domestic policy

Salman the Powerful

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

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