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Arabist and author Tim Mackintosh-Smith (photo: YouTube screenshot)

Arabist Tim Mackintosh-Smith

"Reading Arabic is a bit like playing chess"

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"

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

Dilara Bagiyeva, 41, a victim of domestic violence in Azerbaijan (photo by Tofik BABAYEV/AFP)

Femicide in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan activists sound alarm over femicide wave

Doctor and journalist Nemi El-Hassan (photo: dpa)

Germany: Controversy surrounding journalist with Palestinian roots

The lost honour of Nemi El-Hassan

Poster for Islamic History Month Canada (by kind permission of Islamic History Month Canada, Kingston)

Canada's Islamic History Month 2021

Fighting "othering" on all fronts

Sex worker on the street in Tehran, Iran (photo: Mehr)

Prostitution in the Islamic Republic of Iran

Open-minded, loving... and desperate

German Ju 52 on Crete in 1943 (photo: German Federal Archive / Feichtenberger / CC-BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0 DE <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/de/deed.en>, via Wikimedia Commons)

Middle East in the Second World War

Nazis had their sights set on Palestine

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