Topic: Economy

Jenin industrial estate (photo: DW/J. Saad)

Special political zones for the Middle East

Beyond the two-state solution

Ayatollah Ali Khamanei with representatives of the Revolutionary Guard (″Sepah Pasdaran″) in Tehran (photo: ISNA)

Iran and the Revolutionary Guard

Pulling the economy's strings

Phases of the moon – Illustrations by Abu Rayhan al-Biruni (scanned from: Seyyed Hossein Nasr (1976) Islamic Science: An Illustrated Study, World of Islam Festival Publishing Company)

Science and research in the Islamic world

Rebuilding the Muslim House of Wisdom

Iranian woman during an election rally for Hassan Rouhani (photo: FARS)

Iran′s image in the Arab world

Conservative regime and open-minded society

The German national Martin Kobler, UN Special Representative on Libya (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with Martin Kobler, UN Special Representative on Libya

"Libya must not become the Syria of tomorrow"

Massoud Barzani, president of the autonomous region of Kurdistan (photo: Maurizio Gambarini/dpa)

Iraqi Kurdistan in political and economic crisis

Barzani′s sinking ship

Afghan refugees in Iran (photo: Meysam Hasanloo)

Afghan refugees in Iran

On the fringes of society

The ruler of Oman, Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al-Said (photo: AP)

Oman's succession problem

Neither heir nor spare

Houcine Abbassi from the UGTT (photo: Reuters)

Tunisia's union leader Houcine Abbassi

The intermediary

CrossCulture interns at the Institut fur Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa) in Stuttgart (photo: Juliane Pfordte)

CrossCulture internships

A catalyst for societal change

A Syrian woman in Aleppo flees an air raid by Assad′s regime (photo: Khaled Khatib/AFP/Getty Images)

The global risks of an imploding Middle East

A region in flames

Logo of the NGO ″Beyond Istanbul″ (Source: ″Beyond Istanbul″)

Anti-construction protests in Turkey

″Reclaim Istanbul!″ – policy vs. architecture

Jordanian demonstrator in Amman demands regime change, 13.11.2012 (photo: Jamal Fkhaidah/DW)

Arab protest movements

The brief Jordanian spring

"Refugees welcome" placard (photo: fotolia.com)

The EU's asylum and migration policy

Necessary migrants

Demonstration against "business amnesty legislation" planned by the government in the capital Tunis (photo: Sarah Mersch)

Planned ″business amnesty legislation″ in Tunisia

Tunisia: sweeping history under the carpet rather than confronting the past?

Shias protest in Baghdad against corruption and mismanagement (photo: Reuters/T. Al-Sudani)

Protesting corruption and mismanagement in Iraq

Caught in the spotlight

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