Politics

Supporters of Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr burn a U.S. flag during a demonstration in Baghdad's Tahrir Square on 16 September 2016 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)(photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Ukraine conflict

How Russia is winning the information war in the Middle East

Saharan demonstrators seen through Saharan flag while taking part in a rally along the Concha beach support Brahim Gali, leader of the Polisario Front and a free Sahara, in San Sebastian, northern Spain, Sunday, 30 May 2021 (photo: AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

The EU's diplomatic dilemma

Morocco and Algeria square off over Western Sahara

Salma al-Shehab talking to a Saudi journalist at the 2014 book fair in Riyadh (photo: Saudi State Television/AP Photo/picture-alliance)

Saudi Arabia

When a tweet gets you 34 years in prison

The Indian-British writer Saman Rushdie (photo: picture-alliance/AP Images/Grant Pollard/Invision/AP)

Salman Rushdie attack

Summoning up Ayatollah Khomeini's spirit

Holocaust memorial in Berlin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The Holocaust, colonialism and mutual understanding

Time for a refresher in humanity

Mahatma Gandhi and Muhammed Ali Jinnah (photo: AP)

India and Pakistan – 75 years of independence

A pair of troubled nations

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) inspects a guard of honour before addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort during the celebrations to mark countrys Independence Day in New Delhi on 15 August 2022 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Indian democracy at 75

Narendra Modi’s damaging dominance

June 2022: Men demonstrate against a hike in fuel prices in Peshawar, Pakistan (photo: Reuters)

Pakistan turns 75

Islamabad has serious issues

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

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