Author: Mey Dudin

Hassan Nasrallah′s tattoo in Beirut (photo: Marwan Tahtah/DW)

Tattoo trends from Beirut to Baghdad

In the spirit of rebellion

Stacks of Aleppo soap in a factory in Aleppo′s Old Town (photo: Reuters)

Aleppo soap

Balsam from a war zone

Huma Abedin (photo: Mike Blake/Reuters)

US presidential elections

Huma Abedin – the woman in the shadows

Egyptian democracy activists on Tahrir Square in Cairo, December 2011 (photo: DW/Hebatallah Ismail Hafez)

Tahrir Square's democracy activists

The forgotten heroes

Dubai′s Crown Prince, Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Naamani)

Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum

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Dubai′s fairytale prince