Country: Saudi Arabia

Joe Biden and Palastinian President Mahmoud Abbas (photo: Debbie Hill/AP Photo/picture alliance)

U.S. foreign policy in the Arab world

Joe Biden and the Middle East – bid farewell to Trumpism

Photo montage: Arab autocrats stand to gain from Trump re-election (source: DW)

U.S. elections and the Middle East

Arab dictators hold their breath at Trump's possible exit

Saudi social anthropologist Madawi al-Rasheed (photo: screenshot/YouTube)

Interview with Saudi social anthropologist Madawi al-Rasheed

"Gradual change is a myth, Saudi society is ready"

Journalists protest against censorship in Tunis, January 2019 (photo: picture-alliance/abaca/N. Fauque)

Freedom of speech in the Middle East

Arabs follow fake news, while the dream of progress dies

Disinfection measures against the coronavirus in Iran (photo: picture-alliance/AP/V. Salemi)

COVID-19 and terrorism

9/11, coronavirus – epochal events that force a re-think

Ethiopian women deported from Saudi Arabia in 2017 wait in Addis Ababa to be picked up by their families (photo: Mulugeta Ayene/AP)

Migrant workers in Saudi Arabia and Lebanon

Exploited, locked up, abandoned

"Those who show mercy, will be blessed by the Merciful", design in honour of Barg ou Ra'd and his cats by Saudi graphic designer and illustrator, Heba Salahuddine (© Heba Salahuddine)

Farewell to a Saudi animal rights activist

"You see me in the eyes of cats, and I see you"

Emmanuel Macron (photo: picture-alliance/AP Images/G. Fuentes)

French President in Beirut

Can Macron save Lebanon?

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (photo: AFP/Saudi Royal Palace/B. Al-Jaloud)

Pakistan and the Gulf

Arab allies jump ship over Pakistan's 'new Kashmir policy'

Coronavirus graffiti in Gaza (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/M. Ajjour)

COVID-19 in the Middle East

It's high summer and coronavirus has never been stronger

"Bonaparte before the Sphinx" by Jean-Leon Gerome, 1824 -1904 (source: Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain)

The West and the Middle East

Casting a long shadow – Napoleon's intervention in Egypt

Fighters loyal to Libya's UN-backed Government of National Accord stand on a tank (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Turkia)

Libya's double tragedy

How domestic conflict and misguided intervention have destabilised Libya

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

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