Politics

No roads, no cars, no carbon dioxide: "The Line" is the name of a planned eco-super city in Saudi Arabia - 170 kilometers long, 200 meters wide and 500 meters high (photo: AFP Photo/NEOM)

'The Line' in Saudi Arabia

Mohammed bin Salman's febrile dream

Russian President Vladimir Putin with Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and President Ebrahim Raisi in Tehran in mid-July (photo: khamenei.ir)

The Islamic Republic and Putin's war

Iran's sacred mission in Ukraine?

Hamas deputy chief Saleh al-Arouri visits Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei (photo: FARS)

Hamas and Hezbollah

A new alliance in Lebanon?

View inside a Google data centre (photo: Conny Zhou/Zuma Press/picture-alliance)

Data centre plans in Saudi Arabia

Google puts Saudi activists in danger

Mullah Baradah (centre) and other Taliban officials (photo: picture-alliance)

Afghanistan

One year on, Taliban torn over reforms

Kashmiri Hindus, called Pandits, protest with placards demanding justice after the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits during a rebellion by the Muslim majority in Kashmir during the 1990s, New Delhi, India on 1 April 2022 (photo: Mayank Makhija/Nur Photo)

"The Kashmir Files"

Serving up Indian propaganda

Sanaa Seif, sister of the Egyptian pro-democracy activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah (photo: Getty Images)

Human rights in Egypt

Egyptian activist Sanaa Seif "disappointed with German politicians"

President Kais Saied casts his vote in the referendum on Monday, 25 July 2022 (photo: Tunisian Presidency/ZUM Wire/IMAGO)

Constitutional referendum in Tunisia

What next for the birthplace of the Arab Spring?

American President Joe Biden (left) and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bump fists in Jeddah, 15 July 2022 (photo: Bandar Al Galoud/REUTERS)

Biden's trip to Saudi Arabia

Trading recognition for oil

Women protesting against President Kaïs Saïed's proposed constitution in the run-up to the referendum on 25 July (photo: Zeubair Soussiy/REUTERS)

Referendum on a new constitution for Tunisia

Rolling back the achievements of the revolution

Doctors and employees at Cemil Taşçıoğlu City Hospital protesting the murder of Dr Ekrem Karakaya by sitting quietly for 15 minutes (photo: DHA)

Violence against doctors and lawyers in Turkey

Exposed and at risk

Indonesian President Joko Widodo (left) meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, 30 June 2022 (photo: Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik/AFP)

Indonesia's ties with Russia and the West

Jokowi's tightrope walk

Military parade in Algeria's capital Algiers to mark the 60th anniversary of independence from France on 5 July 2022 (photo: Algerian Ministry of Defence/Xinhua/IMAGO)

Algeria at 60

No more lethargy – Algiers’ passive foreign policy is over

Poster marking Vladimir Putin's state visit to Egypt to meet with Abdul Fattah al-Sisi (photo: Reuters/file)

Vladmir Putin’s war in Ukraine

Why the public support in the Arab world?

Collapse of a high-rise building in Abadan (photo: Hossein Abdollah Asl/picture-alliance)

Iran's corruptocracy

Why the Abadan building collapse matters

A convoy transporting humnanitarian aid passes the Bab al-Hawa border crossing from Turkey into Syria (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Syria and Ukraine

Humanitarian aid is Russia's political football

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