Country: Saudi Arabia

Hand-written edition of the Koran in Cairo (photo: Reuters)

Anti-Semitism

There is no tradition of anti-Semitism in Islam

Arabic writing on a blackboard (photo: dpa)

The uncertain future of Modern Standard Arabic

A language in decline

 Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (centre) makes a speech during the 23rd session of the Palestinian National Council at the Ahmad Al-Shukairy Conference Hall in the Presidential Office in Ramallah, West Bank on 30 April 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/AA/I. Rimawi)

The Abbas controversy

No excuse for anti-Semitism

Lebanese premier Saad Hariri casting his vote in a polling station in Beirut on 6 May (photo: Reuters)

Election fallout in Lebanon

Co-operation is key

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (l) greets Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah (r) upon his arrival in Tehran on 1 June 2014. Kuwait's Emir started a landmark visit to Tehran focussed on mending fences between Shia Iran and the Sunni-ruled monarchies in the Gulf (photo: Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)

Geopolitics in the Middle East

End the Arab-Iranian tug-of-war

Frauenparade pakistanischer Soldatinnen in Islamabad; Foto: AFP

Women in the Saudi military

It's a tough call

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (photo: picture-alliance)

Political transformation under Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi Arabiaʹs perilous pivot

Saudi men walk out of the entrance to the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh on 4 March 2013 (Getty Images/AFP/J. Martin)

Qatari foreign relations

The point of no return?

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan (photo: picture-alliance)

UAE foreign policy and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

Hardly a ruler in waiting

View of the Kaaba in Mecca (photo: Reuters/Muhammad Hamed)

India′s new hajj policy

Empowering minorities?

Film director Danya Alhamrani (left) and producer Dania Nassief (photo: Jordis Zahring)

Documentary: "A Silent Revolution"

Pioneering Saudi women

Yemeni Nobel Peace Prize laureate Tawakkul Karman (photo: AP)

Interview with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Tawakkul Karman

"We need to bring back the Arab Spring!"

In this photo dated 26.03.2016, supporters of Yemen's deceased former President Ali Abdullah Saleh and allies of Shia Houthi rebels, climb flag poles in Sanaa during a rally to mark the first anniversary of the Saudi-led military campaign against them (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/H. Mohammed)

Yemen′s Houthis

Defenders of the country?

Protests in New York against U.S. airstrikes in Syria on 7 April 2017 (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

War in Syria

Ending America′s disastrous role

Muslim reads from the Koran (photo: picture-alliance/ANP/R. Koole)

Islamist ideology debunked

Getting past the abuse

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