Country: Lebanon

A pharmacy in Beirut (photo: Goethe-Institut/Ruya, Zeinab Othman)

Lebanon's chronic medicine shortage

Zero state support, much Lebanese solidarity

Egyptians harvesting wheat (photo: AA/picture-alliance)

Ukraine war and the Middle East

Will the wheat crisis bring more food independence?

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

Russian war censorship denounced on World Press Freedom Day

Algerian ethnologist and poet Habib Tengour (photo: private)

Book fair in Algiers

Habib Tengour and the "Poems of the World"

A street in Cairo with Ramadan lights and lanterns at night (photo: Zuma Wire/imago)

Middle East

Ukraine overshadows Ramadan 2022

Lebanese female metal band "Slave to Sirens" (photo: YouTube screenshot)

Filming Lebanon’s all-women metal band "Slave to Sirens"

Heavy metal combats the Beirut blues

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?

Wheat growing under a blue sky (photo: picture-alliance)

War in Ukraine

A food crisis in the MENA region?

Moncef Marzouki (photo: A. Belaidi/AFP/ Getty Images)

Tunisia's ex-president Moncef Marzouki

The conscience of the Arab Spring

Protest in the Tunisian capital, Tunis, in February 2021 – one of the largest protests in Tunisia since the uprising in 2011 that launched the Arab Spring (photo: Yassine Gaidi/AA/picture-alliance)

Interview with Asef Bayat

Examining the Arab Spring revolutions from within

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