Country: United Arab Emirates

Yemeni soldiers loyal to the Southern Transitional Council (photo: picture-alliance/PhotoLab)

Saudi Arabia’s divided anti-Houthi coalition

Rescuing the state of Yemen

American President Joe Biden (left) and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bump fists in Jeddah, 15 July 2022 (photo: Bandar Al Galoud/REUTERS)

Biden's trip to Saudi Arabia

Trading recognition for oil

 Salicornia, a succulent, is already being used as a salt replacement in burger patties, a rare farming success in the oil-rich United Arab Emirates which imports nearly all of its food (photo: Karim SAHIB/AFP)

Gulf states and sustainability

Desert-grown superfood puts 'healthy' burgers on UAE menus

Military parade in Algeria's capital Algiers to mark the 60th anniversary of independence from France on 5 July 2022 (photo: Algerian Ministry of Defence/Xinhua/IMAGO)

Algeria at 60

No more lethargy – Algiers’ passive foreign policy is over

View of part of the solar plant in Ouarzazate (photo: Abdelalil Bounhar/AP/picture-alliance)

MENA region and renewables

Solar energy – a golden opportunity

A Saudi man smokes a cigarette and reads something on his mobile phone in Riyadh (photo: AP Images/picture-alliance)

Middle East

How cybercrime laws are used to silence dissent

 Ahmed al-Marouai's son Mourad was torn to pieces by a landmine on a beach in Yemen (photo: AFP)

Arms and the innocent

Yemen: the landmines sowing tragedy and chaos

The ruling BJP's spokesperson Nupur Sharma was suspended for incendiary comments against Islam (photo: Hindustan Times/Imago)

Narendra Modi's ruling BJP

Middle East furore at Indian official's Prophet remarks

Composite image of U.S. President Joe Biden and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (photo: picture-alliance)

Saudia Arabia and the UAE

Getting Washington wrong

Guest of Honour Germany at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (photo: Abu Dhabi International Book Fair)

Abu Dhabi Book Fair

Arabic literature, criticism and commerce

What will Iraq and the other Arab oil states do with the extra money flowing from higher oil prices? Erbil oil refinery, Iraq (photo: picture-alliance)

Middle East oil states

Surging energy prices likely to de-rail reforms?

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

In 2020, these Kuwaiti activists founded the first and only platform for women parliamentary candidates – "Mudhawi's List" (photo: Mulhawi's List)

Gulf region

Women’s empowerment not all it seems

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

Russian war censorship denounced on World Press Freedom Day

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