Country: Egypt

Symbolic image: A woman on her way to an abortion (image: imago images/Addictive Stock)

Women's rights in Egypt

We need to talk about abortion

Man rifles through a wad of Egpytian pound notes (image: Mahmoud Elkhwas/NurPhoto/picture alliance)

Economic crisis on the Nile

Is Egypt the 'new Lebanon'?

Retailer Salim Warda with a fake German licence plate (image: picture alliance/dpa | Johannes Schmitt-Tegg)

Cairo crazy about German licence plates

Egyptians favour the "D"

Young Sufis celebrate the birthday of Imam al Hussein in Saida Zeinab, Cairo (image: Hassanein Hamady)

Sufism in Egypt

Cairo's mystic revival

Chinese President Xi Jinping was greeted by Riyadh Governor Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz as he landed in Saudi Arabia (image: Saudi Press Agency/AP/picture alliance)

China, the Arabs’ preferred partner?

Mr. Xi goes to Riyadh

A child looks up to the sky on a street full of rubble and destroyed buildings in Gaza (photo: Mahmoud Hams/Getty Images/picture alliance)

Palestinian writer Asmaa al-Atawna

"No stereotypical views of Arab women"

A woman at the World Cup in Qatar with the word Iran and dark red tears painted on her face (photo: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images)

Best of Qantara.de 2022

Our readers' favourite articles this year

People look at the Rosetta Stone on display in a glass cabinet in the British Museum (photo: Daniel Kalker/picture-alliance)

Hieroglyphs exhibition at the British Museum

Museums with guilt complexes

Cover of Gudrun Kramer's "Der Architekt des Islamismus. Hasan al-Banna und die Muslimbrüder" (published by C.H. Beck)

Hasan al-Banna and the Muslim Brotherhood

Who was the architect of Islamism?

Arab fans in Doha ahead of the start of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar (photo: Dunja Ramadan)

Qatar 2022 and the Arab world

"It’s our World Cup"

British-Egyptian human rights activist Alaa Abdel Fattah (photo: Mahmud Khaled/AFP/Getty Images)

COVID-19, COP27 and World Cup 2022

Crisis management in the Arab world

Adam, the main character, is played by Palestinian actor Tawfeek Barhom (source: Cannes Film Festival)

Cairo Conspiracy a.k.a. Boy From Heaven

Al-Azhar, a Catholic monastery...and the Dalai Lama

Police officers in front of the entrance to COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh (photo: Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

UN climate summit in Egypt

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi's greenwashing fail

A football in front of the Doha skyline (photo: David Ramos/Getty Images)

Football in the Middle East

Freedom vs. oppression

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