Topic: Poverty

Iran′s revolutionary leader Ali Khamenei speaks to relatives of the martyr families in Tehran (photo: picture-alliance)

The Islamic Republic turns 39

At risk of Syrianisation?

Al-Azhar sheikh chatting in a coffee house with young people in Cairo′s Sharabiya quarter (photo: Karim El-Gawhary)

Anti-radicalisation strategies in Egypt

Sheikhs on the beat

Arab youth (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Friedrich Ebert Foundation publishes MENA youth study

The optimism of youth

Aya Hijazi, founder of a non-governmental organisation that looks after street children, sits in a holding cell of a Cairo courthouse on charges of human trafficking, sexual exploitation of minors and using children in protests, 23.03.2017 (photo: Reuters/Mohamed Abd El Ghany)

Societal repression in Egypt

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The tentacles of autocracy

Protests in Tunisia against austerity and price hikes (photo: picture-alliance)

Social unrest in Tunisia

You′re on your own

Tunisian protesters confront security forces blocking access to the governorate's office in Tunis, during a demonstration over price hikes and austerity measures, 12 January 2018 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/S. Hamdaoui)

Protests rock Tunisia

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A winter of discontent

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi (photo: epa/dpa)

Presidential election in Egypt

Gearing up for re-election

A protester raises a fist in defiance in a cloud of tear gas (photo: Getty Images/AFP/STR)

Protests in Iran

The spark that turned into a wildfire

The Egyptian pound (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Egypt's rising debts

"A sign of crisis"

Supporters of a reconciliation agreement between Hamas and Fatah demonstrate in Gaza (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Politics and the humanitarian situation in Gaza

"War is always possible here"

Protesting corruption and social deprivation in the north Moroccan town of Al-Hoceima (photo: Mosa′ab Elshamy/AP/dpa)

Morocco's blighted Rif region

So little to do – so much time

Symbolic Palestinian image: reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with Bettina Marx, head of the Heinrich Boll Foundation in Ramallah

Hamas' olive branch: ″Palestinians want reconciliation″

Indian novelist and activist Arundhati Roy (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

"The Ministry of Utmost Happiness"

Novelist Arundhati Roy: "India is colonising itself"

Supporters of the "Hirak El-Shaabi" (Popular Movement) in Al-Hoceima demonstrating against the imprisonment of their leader in June 2017 (photo: Reuters)

The "Hirak El-Shaabi" protest movement in Morocco

The uprising of the marginalised

Syrian refugees at the Turkish-Syrian border in Gaziantep (photo: picture-alliance)

"Stranded. Refugees between Syria and Europe"

Forever in transit

Hassan Rouhani gives a speech at the Khomeini mausoleum on 1 May 2017 (photo: jamaran.ir)

Economic policy in Iran

Rouhani′s inevitable failure

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