Country: Iran

Woman buying a bag of bread in Iran (photo: Vahid Salemi/AP/picture-alliance)

Protests in Iran

Spiralling food prices fuel unrest

Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan arrives for a working lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron (not seen) at the Chateau de Fontainebleau in Fontainebleau near Paris, France, 15 September 2021 (photo: REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/File Photo)

UAE's Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan

Iran and Islamists a threat to Gulf safe haven

Palestinian-British singer Reem Kelani (photo: Alexander Short)

Reem Kelani's "The Singer Said: Bird of Dawn"

Homage to the grand master of Persian music

Women artists working in the Iranian film industry (source: Iran Journal)

Sexual violence

#MeToo revelations rock Iranian film industry

Protester in Moscow holds up sign saying "Putin lies" (photo: Reuters)

Russian war censorship denounced on World Press Freedom Day

Vladimir Putin hosts Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi in the Kremlin, January 2022 (photo: picture-alliance)

Ukraine war

Iran – at Putin's beck and call?

Hydroelectric power station in Jinghong, China (photo: picture-alliance)

Middle East

Water resources – another conflict trigger?

Flirting with nationalist support: Erdogan with MHP leader Devlet Bahceli (photo: DHA)

Turkey and Central Asia

One nation, six states?

View of a lake, with mountains behind and an island in the middle distance (photo: Qantara)

Iran’s disappearing wetlands

From left to right: Abdullatif Al-Sajani, Bahrain's minister of foreign affairs; Sameh Shoukry, Egypt's foreign minister; Jair Lapid, Israeli minister of foreign affairs; Antony Blinken, U.S. secretary of state; Nasser Bourita, Morocco's minister of foreign affairs and Sheikh Abdullah bin Sajid, Emirati foreign minister at the Negev Summit (photo: Jacquelyn Martin/AP/picture-alliance)

Arabs attend Negev summit

Israel moves centre-stage in the Middle East

Sidq Yemen – countering fake news (source: Twitter)

Yemen, Ukraine, the world

Fighting fake news and disinformation

An oil processing facility of Saudi Aramco, a Saudi Arabian state-owned oil and gas company, at the Khurais oil field (photo: Stanislav Krasilnikov/TASS)

Russia, Ukraine, world energy

Why the Saudis won't pump more oil

Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayyed and Russian President Vladimir Putin (photo: Mikhail Metzel/TASS/picture alliance)

War in Ukraine

Stress test for the Arab world

Solidarity with Ukraine in Idlib by Syrian artists Aziz Asmar and Anis Hamdoun (photo: Omar Haj Kadour/AFP via Getty Images)

Syrians and the Ukraine war

"We share a similar suffering"

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