Country: Mashriq

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?

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

Cracking due to high temperatures is causing the colour of Egypt’s pyramids at Giza to change (photo: Egyptian tourist board/picture-alliance)

Climate change and Middle East monuments

The most endangered on Earth

Algerian President Abdelmajid Tebboune (photo: picture-alliance)

Arab League 2022

Hopeless reunion in Algeria?

Little rainfall, aggressive heatwaves and worsening drought make the Middle East the most water-stressed region in the world (photo: Asaad NIAZI/AFP/File)

COP27 and the Middle East

Millions at risk of climate displacement

Lebanese activists take part in a demonstration in support of women protesters in Iran, following the death of Mahsa Amini, outside the Lebanese National Museum in Beirut, Lebanon, 2 October 2022 (photo: picture-alliance/AA/Hussam Shbaro)

Protests in Iran

Arab women in solidarity with their Iranian sisters

The Colour Run in Abu Dhabi (photo: Getty Images)

Gender rights in the Gulf

UAE ups the ante on LGBTQ community

Nora Al-Jarawi (also Noura, Noora), Yemeni political leader and media activist (photo: private via Twitter + logo of womensolidaritynetwork)

Yemen’s other war

Female politicians targeted on social media

Hagia Sophia: a monument spanning two world religions, Christianity and Islam (photo: Getty Images)

No Europe without Islam

"Europe's history is rooted in migration"

Hamas deputy chief Saleh al-Arouri visits Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei (photo: FARS)

Hamas and Hezbollah

A new alliance in Lebanon?

Syrian craftsman Khaled Bahlawan hammers nails in a wooden boat at his boatyard in Syria's Mediterranean Island of Arwad on 24 July 2022 (photo: LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Syria's Phoenician heritage

Traditional boat-makers keep ancient craft afloat

Symbolic image of an elderly woman in care (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Health and ageing

Middle East and North Africa unprepared for coming dementia epidemic

Poster marking Vladimir Putin's state visit to Egypt to meet with Abdul Fattah al-Sisi (photo: Reuters/file)

Vladmir Putin’s war in Ukraine

Why the public support in the Arab world?

A convoy transporting humnanitarian aid passes the Bab al-Hawa border crossing from Turkey into Syria (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Syria and Ukraine

Humanitarian aid is Russia's political football

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