Topic: Media in the Arab World

Rasha Abdullah al-Harazi (left) was a passionate photographer, says her friend Asma A., who wishes to remain anonymous for security reasons (photo: private)

War in Yemen

Death to journalists

The Egyptian series "El-Ekhteyar 2" was created by a production company with close ties to the military - and promotes a narrative to match (photo: ON TV)

Mass propaganda in Egypt

"El-Ekhteyar 2" – twisting the facts for President Sisi

UAE iPhone spyware | Ahmed Mansoor (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/J. Gambrel)

Activists fear increased cyber-surveillance

Will repression in UAE intensify under the Israel deal?

Emirati talk show host Anas Bukhash in Dubai (photo: Bukhash Brothers)

Confronting social taboos in the Gulf

Emirates talk show host Anas Bukhash lays it on the line

Teachers taking photos of the demonstration held in Amman on 29 July 2020 to protest the government decision to dissolve the teacher's syndicate and arrest its leaders (photo: Sherbel Dissi)

Amman and The Teachers' Syndicate

Free speech for everybody? Not so in Jordan, apparently

Screenshot of Omar Abdulaziz' Twitter account (source: Twitter/Omar Abdulaziz)

The case of exiled Saudi activist Omar Abdulaziz

Critics of Saudi Arabia and Khashoggi's colleagues, beware

Effects of the coronavirus in Cairo, Egypt (photo: picture-alliance)

COVID-19 in North Africa

Corona proactivity in Tunisia, trivialisation in Egypt

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

Lebanese author Amin Maalouf (photo: Imago Images/IPA/N. Zonna)

Interview with Lebanese writer Amin Maalouf

Petrodollars proved stronger in the Middle East than cultural tradition

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