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Screenshot of Omar Abdulaziz' Twitter account (source: Twitter/Omar Abdulaziz)

The case of exiled Saudi activist Omar Abdulaziz

Critics of Saudi Arabia and Khashoggi's colleagues, beware

Symbolic image of rays of sunshine bursting through a blanket of cloud (photo: picture-alliance/Hinrich Basemann)

COVID-19 on the Nile

Egyptians create their own silver lining to coronavirus

Muslim Brotherhood supporters in Cairo (photo: Awad Awad/AFP/Getty Images)

Discourse and our terms of reference

Politics and religion in Islam – one world or two?

Yemeni boy whose legs were injured in a coalition bombing campaign (photo: Save The Children/Sami Jassar)

Omitted from the United Nations' list of shame

Yemen's dead and injured children haunt Saudi-led war

Passengers at Tunis airport (photo: AFP/Fethi Belaid)

Coronavirus fallout

Tunisia post-lockdown – should we stay or should we go?

Iraqi defendant, Taha al-J., believed to have belonged to Islamic State, hides his face as judges arrive in the courtroom for the start of his trial for genocide and murdering a young Yazidi girl he held as a slave, on 24 April 2020, at the Higher Regional Court in Frankfurt am Main, Germany (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. Dedert)

Islamic State on trial

Prosecuting IS returnees in Germany takes the law's longest arm

Islamic reformer Muhammad Rashid Rida and his publication Al-Manar (source: Wikipedia)

Review of Leor Halevi's "Modern Things on Trial"

Bottom-up fatwas – Rashid Rida and laissez-faire Salafism

Demonstrators attend an anti-racism protest in Tunis on 06.06.2020 (photo: Alessandra Bajec)

Human rights and civil society in North Africa

Tunisia joins George Floyd protests to say 'no' to racism

Hospital in Herat province, Afghanistan (photo: DW/S. Tanha)

COVID-19 pandemic

Afghans fear a belated coronavirus wave

Saudi Arabia: The city of Jeddah in 1903 (Photo: imago images/United Archives International)

Non-fiction: Ulrike Freitag's "A History of Jeddah"

The legacy of Jeddah's migration history lives on

Jeruslaem's Al-Aqsa mosque re-opens on 31 May 2020 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. Gharabli)

COVID-19 and religion in the Middle East

Mosques re-open in Saudi Arabia and Jerusalem amid virus woes

Syrian Bayan al-Marashli during the IKKN feedback meeting in Donauworth, Germany (copyright: Engagement Global/photo: Andreas Grasser)

Municipal administration for beginners

Local authorities in Germany offer traineeships to Syrians

Demonstrating for women's rights in Istanbul (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

The Istanbul Convention and women's protection

Bombing the heart of the family in Turkey?

Author and activist Kubra Gumusay (photo: Imago)

Non-fiction: Kubra Gumusay's "Sprache und Sein"

Beyond the linguistic pigeonhole

A displaced woman from Tawergha protests in downtown Tripoli, Libya (photo: DW/K. Zurutuza)

COVID-19 pandemic in Libya

Conflict and coronavirus – Libyan women pay the higher price

A health worker from an aid organistation walks through Kutapalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar wearing a hazmat suit (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/S. Rahman)

COVID-19 and Bangladesh's Rohingya refugees

Cox’s Bazar coronavirus case – the first of many?

Nepalese labourers on a building site in Qatar (photo: Sam Tarling/DW)

Coronavirus and the kafala system

Gulf migrant workers fear for their post-pandemic future

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