Topic: Sunni-Shia tension

UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nayhan and Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Jakarta, 2019 (photo: AA/picture-alliance)

Islam in Southeast Asia

Autocratic versus democratic Islam

Sidq Yemen – countering fake news (source: Twitter)

Yemen, Ukraine, the world

Fighting fake news and disinformation

An oil processing facility of Saudi Aramco, a Saudi Arabian state-owned oil and gas company, at the Khurais oil field (photo: Stanislav Krasilnikov/TASS)

Russia, Ukraine, world energy

Why the Saudis won't pump more oil

Sufi Mysteries Quartet montage, showing the covers of all four books. The final volume, "The Peace", is due to be published in 2022 (source: Laury Silvers)

Laury Silvers' "Sufi Mysteries Quartet"

Sleuths on a Sufi path

Symbolic image with Bahraini flag (photo: Mohammed Al-Shaikh/AFP/Getty Images)

The Gulf

Bahrain – where human rights don’t count

Climate campaigner Muwafaq Mubareka (right) with his cousin Ali in the tree nursery in the south of Baghdad. Where there used to be orange groves, trees are now growing for the reforestation of Iraq (photo: Birgit Svensson)

Climate heroes in Iraq

A life for the trees

Taliban fighters outside the military hospital bombed in Kabul on 2 November 2021 (photo: Wakil Kohsar/AFP)

Afghanistan

Taliban size up the threat from a tenacious IS-K

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers remarks beside U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris inside the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House in Washington, U.S., on the eve of the Indo-Pacific Quad Summit, September 23, 2021 (photo: REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz)

The Afghanistan-Pakistan-China axis

India's Taliban problem

Muqtada Haider turns the switches to transfer electricity to private homes in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, 10 September 2021 (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

Iraq's electricity crisis

Iraqis left in the dark by their corrupt politicians

Sunrise on the island of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf (photo: Instagram)

Saudi Arabia, Iran, Turkey and Egypt

A new dawn for diplomacy in the Middle East?

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