Society

A mosaic of Mary with Jesus Christ and John the Baptist in the Hagia Sophia Mosque museum in Istanbul's Eminonu district (photo: Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images)

Jesus and Mary in the Koran

The message of mercy

Symbols of Judaism, Islam and Christianity at Haifa's Holiday of Holidays (photo: Noam Yatsiv)

Haifa's Holiday of Holidays

The festival where everyone is welcome

Jordan's royal males: King Abdullah II, Prince Hassan bin Talal and Prince Hamzah (photo: AFP/Jordanian Royal Palace)

Middle East: Empowering women

Reform Jordan for full female equality

Lebanese influencer Mary Joe Frangieh (photo: private)

Middle East

Lebanon: Influencers join together to fight hate speech

Thabet Abu-Rass, co-director of Abraham Initiatives, a prominent non-profit organisation promoting equality between Jews and Arabs in Israel (photo: Noam Yatsiv)

Middle East

Young Arabs: "more Israeli and more Palestinian than ever"

Former lawyer Said Haider and Meta initiator (photo: private)

First ever antidiscrimination chatbot

Meta: standing up to racism

Benjamin Idriz is imam of the Islamic community in Penzberg and chairman of the "Munich Forum for Islam" (photo: Astrid Schmidhuber/imago images)

Islam in Germany

Imam Idriz – "We need to allow controversial discussion"

Rasha Abdullah al-Harazi (left) was a passionate photographer, says her friend Asma A., who wishes to remain anonymous for security reasons (photo: private)

War in Yemen

Death to journalists

Protest against femicide and violence against women in Istanbul (in March): Increase in murders.

Murder of women in Turkey

Femicide requires harsher sentencing

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

Tourists ride an electric cart, during their trip to Jordan‘s famed ancient city of Petra, some 230km south of the capital Amman, on 27 October 2021 (photo: Khalil Mazraawi/AFP)

Greening tourism in the Arab world

E-buggies replace horse carts at Jordan's Petra

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