Author: Diana Hodali

Emirati talk show host Anas Bukhash in Dubai (photo: Bukhash Brothers)

Confronting social taboos in the Gulf

Emirates talk show host Anas Bukhash lays it on the line

Screenshot of Omar Abdulaziz' Twitter account (source: Twitter/Omar Abdulaziz)

The case of exiled Saudi activist Omar Abdulaziz

Critics of Saudi Arabia and Khashoggi's colleagues, beware

Bar Elias refugee camp (photo: Medyen al-Ahmed)

Syrian refugees in Lebanon

More scared of starving than of coronavirus

Beit Jala, West Bank; coronavirus; woman wearing face mask (photo: picture-alliance/ZUMA)

COVID-19 in the Middle East

Women talk under coronavirus lockdown: "I want my life back"

Barely access to clean water: people in Idlib are not in a position to protect themselves against coronavirus (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/A. Alkharboutli)

COVID-19 pandemic

Devastated by war, Syriaʹs Idlib braces for coronavirus

Women's rights activist Huda Khayti in Idlib (photo: Huda Khayti)

The destruction of Idlib

"I'd rather suffer bombs than Assad"

Iyad el-Baghdadi, director of the Kawaakibi Foundation in Oslo (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Interview with democracy activist Iyad el–Baghdadi

Jeff Bezos, blackmail and MbS

"Ahlan Simsim" children's TV programme by Sesame Workshop and the IRC (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Processing child trauma in the Middle East

Sesame Street's new trio of refugee puppets

Journalists demand freedom of the press in Cairo in 2016; "Journalism is not a crime" (photo: picture-alliance/ZUMAPRESS.com/A. Sayed)

Sisi's raids on the press

Egypt's Mada Masr – "We're not going to shut up"

Demonstrators protest against Hariri and the Lebanese government in Beirut (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Middle East

Lebanon's protesters are here to stay

Anti-government protests in Lebanon (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Political crisis in Lebanon

Time is running out for Saad Hariri

Civilians in Idlib are trapped - even houses, hospitals and schools are being bombed (photo: Getty Images/AFP/O.H.Kadour)

Interview with Middle East expert Andre Bank

Syria: "Iran is not fighting in Idlib"

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