Society

Young Iraqi volunteers take part in a cleanup campaign on the banks of the Tigris River, a rare environmental project in the war-battered country (photo: Sabah ARAR AFP)

Iraq's clean-up ambassadors

Tigris makeover as first green projects take root

Photojournalist Masrat Zahra (photo: Elisa Rheinheimer)

Kashmir conflict

"An entire people is traumatised"

A street in Cairo with Ramadan lights and lanterns at night (photo: Zuma Wire/imago)

Middle East

Ukraine overshadows Ramadan 2022

Hamburg lawyer Eigen Balin of the Jewish Diplomatic Corps (photo: Jewish World Congress)

Jewish Diplomatic Corps visits UAE

"Our preconceptions are at odds with reality"

Young, feminist, Muslim - Toya Zurkuhlen is an editor at the "Datteltäter" and converted to Islam four years ago (photo: Julius Matuschik)

Muslimas on Instagram

The many ways to tie a headscarf

 Facebook was hailed during the Arab Spring revolts, but its reputation was later tarnished (photo: KHALED DESOUKI AFP/File)

Cairo to Kyiv

Social media's rocky ride through conflict zones

Holidaymakers on a beach in Dubai, UAE (photo: picture-alliance)

Ukraine war and the Gulf

UAE – safe haven for sanction-dodging Russians

Stray cat stares at a takeaway menu in Istanbul, Turkey (photo: Volkan Kisa)

Cat capital Istanbul

What to do about Turkey's strays?

People with signs saying ''Stop buying Russian oil'' and ''Russian oil kills Ukrainian children'' at a rally in support of Ukraine held in front of the White House

Ukraine conflict

Will Arab oil save the world from soaring prices?

A picture shows an Iraqi architect exiting a traditional house amid renovations in the old town of Iraq‘s northern city of Mosul, on 23 February 2022 (photo: Zaid Al-Obeidi/AFP)

Reconstruction in Iraq

Mosul's Old City rises from rubble in Iraq

Solidarity with Ukraine in Idlib by Syrian artists Aziz Asmar and Anis Hamdoun (photo: Omar Haj Kadour/AFP via Getty Images)

Syrians and the Ukraine war

"We share a similar suffering"

Ozan Zakariya Keskinkilic (photo: Meltem Kaya)

Muslims in the West

Can democracy tolerate Muslims at all?

Israeli Arab passengers arriving from Ukraine via the border with Romania on an Israeli ‚Israir‘ rescue flight are welcomed by their family upon arrival at Israel‘s Ben Gurion airport in Lod, near Tel Aviv, on March 1, 2022 (photo by JACK GUEZ/AFP)

Ukraine conflict

Israelis, Arabs, Iranians in harrowing exodus from Ukraine

Mount Tomorr, in southwest Albania, site of an annual August pilgrimage believed to bring healing and luck. The festival commemorates Abbas ibn Ali, a Muslim saint who died at the 7th century battle of Karbala (photo: Philipp Breu)

Islam and tolerance

Albania's Bektashi Muslims

A family shelters in a bombed-out school in Idlib (photo: Muhammad Said/AA/picture-alliance)

Russia in Syria

Strikes on Idlib water supply and farms war crimes?

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