Society

A Lebanese journalist holds a portrait of Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh (photo: AP Photo/picture-alliance)

The killing of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

The face of a generation

A pharmacy in Beirut (photo: Goethe-Institut/Ruya, Zeinab Othman)

Lebanon's chronic medicine shortage

Zero state support, much Lebanese solidarity

Iranians gather on the iconic Khaju Bridge over the Zayandeh Rud river in Isfahan, on 16 May 2022 (photo: ATTA KENARE/AFP)

Water mismanagement in Iran

Drought and diversions – pulling the plug on Isfahan

Egyptians harvesting wheat (photo: AA/picture-alliance)

Ukraine war and the Middle East

Will the wheat crisis bring more food independence?

Western Sahara activist Sultana Khaya (photo: Polisario)

Western Sahara conflict

"One day we will be free"

Woman praying in Djerba's Ghriba synagogue (photo: AA/picture-alliance)

Jewish pilgrimage to Tunisia

Faith meets politics on Djerba

Muslim woman in a Sufi shrine: The role of female scholars in the transmission of traditional knowledge in Islam has long been underestimated (photo: Imago/Saqib Majeed)

Female scholars in Islam

Unsung guardians of the 'true' tradition

Scene from the #HelpSaira storyline (screenshot: https://sairaneedshelp.web.app)

Menstruation in Pakistan

What every girl should know

 Sudanse workers test a new electric tuk-tuk (photo: Ashraf Shazly/AFP)

Sustainable transport

Sudan's e-tuktuk revolution

Not yet legal in Germany: joint filled with cannabis (photo: Vincent Michel/Le Mensuel de Rennes/picture-alliance)

Cannabis and Islam?

There is no one single answer

In 2020, these Kuwaiti activists founded the first and only platform for women parliamentary candidates – "Mudhawi's List" (photo: Mulhawi's List)

Gulf region

Women’s empowerment not all it seems

French-language daily Liberte was discontinued last week, three decades after its founding. The editors bid farewell with the title: "Thank you and goodbye" (photo: Ryad Kramdi/AFP)

France's colonial legacy

Algerians turn away from French

Hydroelectric power station in Jinghong, China (photo: picture-alliance)

Middle East

Water resources – another conflict trigger?

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

Evacuation by train from the Ukraine (photo: Getty Images)

Europe, Ukraine and refugees

Compassion, a sliding scale?

Event held during the 2020 Global Entrepreneurship Week at Business Incubator Block One, Yemen (photo: Rowad Foundation)

Women entrepreneurs in Yemen

The fight to secure capital

Egyptian intellectual, reformer and cultural politician Taha Hussein (source: Wikipedia)

Taha Hussein, a biography

Modern Egypt's great pioneer

Author and Islamic Studies expert Navid Kermani (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/S.Simon)

Navid Kermani‘s "Questions about God"

How do we believe?

A newly restored grave in the cemetery of St. George's Monastery, Mosul, Iraq (photo by Judit Neurink/DW)

Christians in the Middle East

Rebuilding churches in Iraq

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