Topic: Economy

Anti-government protests on Tahrir Square in Baghdad on 03.11.2019 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Anti-government protests

Is this Iraq's Arab Spring?

Journalist, blogger and human rights activist Esraa Abdel-Fattah (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Human rights in Egypt

Free Esraa Abdel-Fattah!

Symbolic image of a genie and a bottle (photo: Imago)

Unrest in the Arab world

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The genie is out of the bottle

Demonstrators protest against Hariri and the Lebanese government in Beirut (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Middle East

Lebanon's protesters are here to stay

Journalist and author Charlotte Wiedemann (photo: DW)

Charlotte Wiedemann: "Now is the time for utopias"

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The end of white dominance

Anti-government protests in Lebanon (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Political crisis in Lebanon

Time is running out for Saad Hariri

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo giving a press conference on 13 June 2019  following oil tanker attacks in the Persian Gulf (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Maximum pressure and asymmetrical tactics

Dangerous shifts in the U.S.-Iranian stand-off

Constitutional law professor and presidential frontrunner Kais Saied (photo: Reuters/M. Hamed)

Polling in the Maghreb

Presidential run-off in Tunisia, but will anyone vote?

Protesters at an anti-government demonstration on 1 October 2019 in Baghdad (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Protesting for reform and an end to corruption

Iraq's youth reject the dire status quo

Domes of the Ditib mosque in Duisburg-Marxloh, Germany (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Islam and business

Diyanet – Turkey's religious authority that makes millions

Rod al-Farag axis bridge in Cairo, Egypt, opened by President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in May 2019 (photo: picture-alliance/Photoshot/A. Gomaa)

Egypt's deepening economic crisis

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Abdul Fattah al-Sisi’s vanity projects

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (photo: picture-alliance)

Between religion, oil dependence and reforms

Saudi Arabia under Mohammed bin Salman

Anti-regime demonstration, Tahrir Square, 21 September 2019 (photo: Reuters)

Protests in Egypt

Sisi's social media nightmare

Melon stall in front of the Arter Museum in Istanbul's Dolapdere district (photo: Ulrich von Schwerin)

The Arter, art and gentrification

Modern art makeover in Istanbul?

A pall of smoke hangs above the Aramco oil refinery in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia (photo: Reuters/Planet Labs)

Houthi attacks on Saudi oil facilities

Hitting Saudi Arabia where it hurts

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