Topic: Economy

Saudi King Salman (centre) receives Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki (left) and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (right) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on 16 September 2018. The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea were in Saudi Arabia to sign a peace accord between the two East African nations (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/SPA)

Ethiopia, Eritrea, Saudi Arabia and the UAE

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Winds of change in the Gulf

Reminder of hyperinflation: 50,000 lira Turkish banknote (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Turkeyʹs economic crisis

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The sick man of Europe returns

Young people protest against the government in the southern Iraqi city of Basra (photo: AP/picture-alliance)

From Basra to Baghdad

Young Iraqis rise up for a life worth living

U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Morocco, Dwight Bush, Sr., the provincial governor, Younes Elbathaoui, the president of the Moroccan Jewish Community of Marrakech-Safi, Jacky Kadoch, and president of the High Atlas Foundation, Yossef Ben-Meir distribute fruit trees to farmers and schoolchildren in 2016 (photo: High Atlas Foundation)

The High Atlas Foundationʹs fruit tree nursery project

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Muslim-Jewish goodwill blossoms in Morocco

Moroccan women demonstrate against rampant youth unemployment  in front of the parliament in Rabat (photo: Asmae Boukhems)

Youth unemployment in the Arab world

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MENA's generation jobless

U.S. President Donald Trump listens to a question during a news conference, 12 July 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/P. Monsivais)

U.S. sanctions against the Islamic Republic

Playing poker with Iran

Pakistanʹs new prime minister, Imran Khan, gives a speech in Islamabad following his election (photo: dpa)

Pakistanʹs premier Imran Khan

Playboy turned politician

Education without Borders Sudan's "Cool School" campaign (source: Facebook; Education without Borders Sudan)

Civil society in Africa

Sudan′s young people roll up their sleeves

Protests against the IMF and the World Bank in Jakarta in 2004 (photo: Wikimedia)

Interview with Indonesian economist Iwan J. Azis

"Inequality will grow if all you do is unleash market forces"

Traditional architecture on Djerba (photo: Philipp Poppitz/Creative Commons 4.0; https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Alternative tourism in Tunisia

Off the beaten tourist track

Egypt's shopkeepers bear the brunt of the economic crisis (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Egypt's economic disarray

Whether to topple President Sisi...

Protesters take part in a march on 27 June 2018 denouncing heavy sentences against Hirak activists in Rabat, Morocco. Banner in Arabic reads "Moroccan Justice. Life sentence for the (northern region of) of Rif. A noose for the country" (photo: picture alliance/AP/M. Elshamy)

Moroccoʹs sentencing of Nasser Zefzafi

When civil liberties contract

Shared strategic interests: Sunni Sultan of Oman Qabus ibn Said meets with Shia Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran, August 2013 (photo: mehr)

Geopolitical alliances in the Middle East

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Religionʹs waning role

Oil worker standing in front of a derrick in Iraq (photo: Haidar Mohammed Ali/AFP/Getty Images)

Iraqʹs wrangle over natural resources

The battle for Kurdish oil

Cemetery of the Halabja massacre victims (photo: AFP/Safin Hamed)

"Visions of Iran": the Iranian Film Festival in Cologne

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Halabja – casting a long shadow

Protests in front of Jordanian government headquarters in Amman on 4 June 2018 (photo: Mohammad Hamed/Reuters)

Protests in Jordan

"The status quo has to go"

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