Topic: Arab Spring

Protests in Sudan against Volker Perthes, director of the UN's mission in the country (photo: AA/picture-alliance)

Sudan's path to democratic transition

Will the Sudan deal hold?

British-Egyptian human rights activist Alaa Abdel Fattah (photo: Mahmud Khaled/AFP/Getty Images)

COVID-19, COP27 and World Cup 2022

Crisis management in the Arab world

Syrian children take part in the opening ceremony of their own 'camps World Cup' tournament at the municipal stadium in Idlib (photo: Omar HAJ KADOUR/AFP)

FIFA Qatar 2022

Children in Syria's Idlib hold their own World Cup

A football in front of the Doha skyline (photo: David Ramos/Getty Images)

Football in the Middle East

Freedom vs. oppression

Berlin's trademark bear now speaks Arabic (photo: Christian Toensmann)

Arab intellectuals in Germany

"Creating the Berlin of the future"

Aziz Akhannouch, head of the Moroccan government (source: YouTube)

Morocco’s Akhannouch government

Business logic and politics don’t mix

COP27 World Climate Conference in Egypt (photo: Sayed Sheasha/Reuters)

Egypt and climate change

COP27 – the things that can't be said

Egypt's new capital – one giant construction site in the middle of the desert (photo: Khaled Desouki/Getty Images/AFP)

Egypt's real estate frenzy

An "iron curtain" between rich and poor

Protesters are expected to return to the streets en masse on Tuesday's coup anniversary (photo: Anadolu Agency/picture-alliance)

Anti-coup protesters in Sudan

Still hoping for democracy

Tahrir Square in Baghdad (photo: Birgit Svensson)

Protests in Iraq

The streets speak for themselves!

Arab women mobilise: the superheroine Qahera frees political prisoners, much to the displeasure of those in power (photo: Deena Mohamed)

Cartoonists in the Arab world

Children of the revolution

Syria: a man stands in the rubble of a house after an air strike (photo: Omar Albam)

The war in Syria

Overshadowed, yet still a major issue

Women remove their veils with backs to the camera, protesting the death of Mahsa Amini in Iran (photo: picture-alliance)

2022 Iran protests

Can the Iranian system survive?

Nora Al-Jarawi (also Noura, Noora), Yemeni political leader and media activist (photo: private via Twitter + logo of womensolidaritynetwork)

Yemen’s other war

Female politicians targeted on social media

Arab punk fusion band Al Qasar (photo: Kid Richards)

Al Qasar’s "Who Are We"

A hard message for a hard world

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