Topic: Economy

Protesters on Avenue Bourguiba in Tunis following a mass demonstration in front of the UGTT headquarters on 17.01.2019 (photo: Sofian Philip Naceur)

Social unrest in Tunisia

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Taking on the IMF

"High Atlas Foundation" logo (source: YouTube)

The High Atlas Foundation's pro-poor approach

Future-proofing Morocco

Protests against President Beji Caid Essebsi and Tunisiaʹs government: "I love corruption" reads the placard (photo: S. Mersch/DW)

Domestic power struggle in Tunisia

A faltering democracy

Tunisia's Red Vests mobilise in December 2018; giletsrougesTN#, latunisieencolere# (source: Facebook)

Eight years after the Jasmine Revolution

Young Tunisians see red

Doha skyline with an image of Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani (photo: picture-alliance)

Weathering the Saudi blockade

Qatar thrives under pressure

Sun Box entrepreneur Majd Mashharawi with a solar panel in Gaza City (photo: Inge Gunther)

Sun Box solar energy project

A light for Gaza

Museum of Tolerance Jerusalem under construction (photo: Simon Wiesenthal Center)

Interfaith initiatives from Morocco to Jerusalem

Dialogue by design

Solidarity demonstration for Jamal Khashoggi in front of the Saudi embassy in Paris (photo: Imago)

Repression against journalists

A world of Khashoggis

Token gesture: an Afghan security force member destroys an illegal poppy crop in the Noor Gal district of eastern Kunar province on 29 April 2014 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/N. Shirzada)

Afghanistan's opium trade

A nice little earner – for everyone

Indonesiaʹs President Joko Widodo (photo: Reuters)

Drug-related crime in Indonesia

Don Widodo's tilt with windmills

Georges Gerges, 90, nicknamed "Captain' feeds his cats at the corner of a street in the industrial zone of Dora on the northern outskirts of Beirut on 8 November 2017 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/J. Eid)

Social inequality in the Arab world

There is no state in Lebanon

State-sponsored demonstration against the USA in Tehran on 04.11.2018, the anniversary of the storming of the U.S. embassy in Tehran in 1979 (photo: ILNA)

U.S. sanctions against Iran

The lonely "axis of evil"

A poster depicting U.S. president Donald Trump, stating that all U.S. customers will be charged 25 percent more than others starting from the day President Trump started the trade war against China, is displayed outside a restaurant in Guangzhou in south China's Guangdong province on 13 August, 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Images/CCP)

Middle East economies

Treading the trade war tightrope

Guido Steinberg, Saudi Arabia expert with Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) (source: DW)

Interview with Middle East expert Guido Steinberg

No one wants conflict with Saudi Arabia

Al-Azhar University campus in Cairo (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/AA./A. Ramadan)

Higher education in the Middle East

Low standards, wrong content

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