Topic: Economy

Massoud Barzani, president of the autonomous region of Kurdistan (photo: Maurizio Gambarini/dpa)

Iraqi Kurdistan in political and economic crisis

Barzani′s sinking ship

Afghan refugees in Iran (photo: Meysam Hasanloo)

Afghan refugees in Iran

On the fringes of society

The ruler of Oman, Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al-Said (photo: AP)

Oman's succession problem

Neither heir nor spare

Houcine Abbassi from the UGTT (photo: Reuters)

Tunisia's union leader Houcine Abbassi

The intermediary

CrossCulture interns at the Institut fur Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa) in Stuttgart (photo: Juliane Pfordte)

CrossCulture internships

A catalyst for societal change

A Syrian woman in Aleppo flees an air raid by Assad′s regime (photo: Khaled Khatib/AFP/Getty Images)

The global risks of an imploding Middle East

A region in flames

Logo of the NGO ″Beyond Istanbul″ (Source: ″Beyond Istanbul″)

Anti-construction protests in Turkey

″Reclaim Istanbul!″ – policy vs. architecture

Jordanian demonstrator in Amman demands regime change, 13.11.2012 (photo: Jamal Fkhaidah/DW)

Arab protest movements

The brief Jordanian spring

"Refugees welcome" placard (photo: fotolia.com)

The EU's asylum and migration policy

Necessary migrants

Demonstration against "business amnesty legislation" planned by the government in the capital Tunis (photo: Sarah Mersch)

Planned ″business amnesty legislation″ in Tunisia

Tunisia: sweeping history under the carpet rather than confronting the past?

Shias protest in Baghdad against corruption and mismanagement (photo: Reuters/T. Al-Sudani)

Protesting corruption and mismanagement in Iraq

Caught in the spotlight

Young people celebrate the Holi-inspired Festival of Colour in Ramallah, 27 August 2015 (photo: Shadi Hatem)

Life in the West Bank

The changing face of Ramallah

Woman demonstrating for change in Iran (photo: AP/Vahid Salemi)

Social justice and political reforms in Iran

A ticking time bomb

A pilot boat passes a huge "Welcome to Egypt" sign on the new section of the Suez Canal (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/M. Nelson)

Suez Canal extension

A drop in the ocean?

Druze men residing in Israel watching smoke rise from the Syrian Druze village of Hader, 16 June 2015 (photo: JALAA MAREY/AFP/Getty Images)

Druze in the Golan Heights

Squeezed between occupation and civil war

Menaship founder Nawal Abu Sultan working at the Sky Geeks co-working space in Gaza City (photo: Ylenia Gostoli)

Young women and start-ups in Gaza

Getting down to business

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