Country: Iraq

Inmates sit in a prison for IS militants in Hassakeh, Syria (photo: picture-alliance/ZUMAPRESS/C. Guzy)

Syria and Iraq

Islamic State seeking to profit from coronavirus pandemic

Armed service personnel patrol the streets of Baghdad, ensuring people adhere to the curfew issued by the Iraqi government (photo: dpa)

COVID-19 in Iraq

Working under the coronavirus curfew in Baghdad

Disinfecting a market in Damascus Old Town (photo: AFP/L. Beshara)

Pandemic update

COVID-19 across the Islamic world – Fighting shy of coronavirus

Ambulance crew in Iran (photo: titrebartar)

Coronavirus in the Islamic world

In lockdown over COVID-19

Iranians wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus (photo: picture-alliance/AA/F. Bahrami)

Coronavirus in the Islamic world

The challenges of COVID-19

Protesting the arrest of journalists in Cairo (photo: picture-alliance/Zuma Press)

Press freedom under attack

The Arab world's new wave of media repression

Women providing medical assistance on Baghdad's Tahrir Square (photo: niqash.org)

Iraq's revolutionary women

The female paramedics of Tahrir Square

(photo: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

Protests in the Middle East

No tyranny without Egypt

A couple hug in front of a wall in Jerusalem that depicts Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu kissing each other (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M.A. Shaers)

U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East

Slave to the Trumpian impulse

Prisoner in a cell standing looking out of the window (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Islamism in Germany

Preventing radicalisation in prisons

Excerpt from an Iraqi maqama manuscript dating from 1237 (source: University of Victoria/Fine Arts)

The maqamas of Ibn Naqiya in German translation

The picaresque poet from Baghdad

Wheelchairs arrive in Mosul (photo: RIRP)

Reconstruction and humanitarian aid in northern Iraq

100 wheelchairs for Mosul

Iran expert and journalist Reza Alijani (source: YouTube)

Interview with Reza Alijani on Soleimani's assassination

In the wake of Iran's shadow commander

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