Topic: Islam and democracy

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

Saudi Arabia’s divided anti-Houthi coalition

Rescuing the state of Yemen

Woman looking at art (photo: AP/picture-alliance)

Tehran’s Museum of Contemporary Art

Iranians flock to see Western art

Supporters of Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr burn a U.S. flag during a demonstration in Baghdad's Tahrir Square on 16 September 2016 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)(photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Ukraine conflict

How Russia is winning the information war in the Middle East

Street scene in Kabul, pick-up in the centre transporting Taliban fighters (photo: picture-alliance)

One year of Taliban rule

How life has changed for Afghans

June 2022: Men demonstrate against a hike in fuel prices in Peshawar, Pakistan (photo: Reuters)

Pakistan turns 75

Islamabad has serious issues

Mullah Baradah (centre) and other Taliban officials (photo: picture-alliance)

Afghanistan

One year on, Taliban torn over reforms

A man casts his vote in the Tunisian constitutional referendum, Tunis, Monday, 25 July 2022 (photo: Zoubeir Souissi/Reuters)

A new constitution for Tunisia

From president's power grab to referendum

Doctors and employees at Cemil Taşçıoğlu City Hospital protesting the murder of Dr Ekrem Karakaya by sitting quietly for 15 minutes (photo: DHA)

Violence against doctors and lawyers in Turkey

Exposed and at risk

Iraqi Kurd Haresh Talib says he struggles to get paid and his children's schooling is disrupted in his conflict-riddled country (photo: AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP)

Baggage of despair

Iraqi Kurd plans new escape to Europe

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

Saudi women walk past a mural painting showing King Salman bin Abdulaziz on Tahliya street in the capital Riyadh on 5 December 2019 (photo: FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP)

Emancipation in the MENA region

The patriarchy is crumbling

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks following a Cabinet meeting, in Ankara, Turkey, 23 May 2022 (photo: Turkish Presidency/AP Photo)

Osman Kavala and Turkey's travesty of justice

Exploiting the fog of war

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

A Tunisian woman wearing a "burkini", a full-body swimsuit that covers everything except the face, feet and hands, walks in the sea with a young child at Ghar El Melh beach in Tunisia, on 16 August 2016 (photo: Fethi Belaid/AFP)

France and Islam

French mayor reignites burkini row

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