Topic: Economy

Unemployed men protest in front of the Ministry of Labour in Algiers (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Algeria′s disillusioned majority

Desperately seeking voters

An Iranian student operating a robot during the International Iran Open Robocup 2016 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Science in Iran

Headscarves and nanotech

Protesters on Tahrir Square in Cairo (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Arab Spring and Western Winter

Look before you leap!

Unemployed Tunisians demonstrating about the lack of job opportunities in their country in front of a government ministry in Tunisia (photo: dpa/picture-alliance/Mohamed Messara)

The Maghreb

A regional time bomb

German-Turkish journalist Cigdem Akyol (photo: Karl-Heinz Kuball)

Erdogan's 'Nazi' accusations

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Politically motivated provocation

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visiting Egyptian President Al-Sisi in Ittihadiya Palace in Cairo on 02.03.2017 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Angela Merkel′s visit to Egypt

Blinkered realpolitik

Stacks of Aleppo soap in a factory in Aleppo′s Old Town (photo: Reuters)

Aleppo soap

Balsam from a war zone

Protesters on Talaat Harb Sqaure in Cairo demonstrate against Abdul Fattah al-Sisi (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Young people and protests in the Arab world

So shall you reap

Public protests against the Algerian government′s economic policy under President Bouteflika (photo: FAROUK BATICHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Unrest in Algeria

Shaking the social foundations

Meeting of right-wing political parties in Koblenz, Germany, on 21 January 2017: Geert Wilders (left), Marine Le Pen (centre) and Frauke Petry (right) (photo: AP)

The rise of right-wing populism in Europe

A continent divided

Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Ayatollah Khamenei (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader)

Iran's economy after the nuclear agreement

State firms win most foreign deals

German Minister of Defence Ursula von der Leyen visiting Saudi Deputy Prince Mohammed bin Salman al-Saud in Riyadh (photo: dpa/Rainer Jensen)

Non-fiction: Sebastian Sons′ ″Auf Sand gebaut″

Saudi Arabia – a difficult ally

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the military

Pakistan and the Trump factor

Who pays the piper

Imam Reza shrine in Mashhad (photo: private)

The influence of Iran′s religious foundations

Faith and profit enshrined

The Saudi King Salman (left), British Prime Minister Theresa May (centre) and King Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa of Bahrain during the GCC summit on 7 December 2016 in Manama (photo: AFP)

Re-assessing Western involvement in the Middle East

Far from Utopian

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