Author: Cathrin Schaer

The beaches of the Maghreb countries are eroding faster than the rest of the world. So what is the solution? (photo: Getty Images)

Climate change in the MENA

Will North Africa's beaches disappear?

View inside a Google data centre (photo: Conny Zhou/Zuma Press/picture-alliance)

Data centre plans in Saudi Arabia

Google puts Saudi activists in danger

Sanaa Seif, sister of the Egyptian pro-democracy activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah (photo: Getty Images)

Human rights in Egypt

Egyptian activist Sanaa Seif "disappointed with German politicians"

What will Iraq and the other Arab oil states do with the extra money flowing from higher oil prices? Erbil oil refinery, Iraq (photo: picture-alliance)

Middle East oil states

Surging energy prices likely to de-rail reforms?

Ukraine and Middle East: protests against Putin in Syria (photo: AFP)

"Not our fight"

Why the Middle East doesn't fully support Ukraine

A man holds a child as he flees Irpin, a town west of Kyiv (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Open-source on Russia's crimes

Lessons learnt in Syria help Ukraine

An Egyptian boy holding bread and flashing victory signs at a demonstration on Cairo's Tahrir Square in 2011 (photo: Getty Images)

Middle East

A new Arab Spring, thanks to the Ukraine war?

Holidaymakers on a beach in Dubai, UAE (photo: picture-alliance)

Ukraine war and the Gulf

UAE – safe haven for sanction-dodging Russians

People with signs saying ''Stop buying Russian oil'' and ''Russian oil kills Ukrainian children'' at a rally in support of Ukraine held in front of the White House

Ukraine conflict

Will Arab oil save the world from soaring prices?

A family shelters in a bombed-out school in Idlib (photo: Muhammad Said/AA/picture-alliance)

Russia in Syria

Strikes on Idlib water supply and farms war crimes?

Students stage a protest outside the University of Sulaimani in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq, 24 November 2021 (photo: Fariq F. Mahmood/AA/picture alliance)

Young people in Iraqi Kurdistan

Turning towards religion or away from it?

Turkey: demonstration for Jamal Khashoggi (photo: Depo Photos/imago images)

Cyber disinformation

How dangerous are the Middle East's "electronic armies"?

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