Topic: Arab world

No roads, no cars, no carbon dioxide: "The Line" is the name of a planned eco-super city in Saudi Arabia - 170 kilometers long, 200 meters wide and 500 meters high (photo: AFP Photo/NEOM)

'The Line' in Saudi Arabia

Mohammed bin Salman's febrile dream

Iraqi inmate subjected to torture in Abu Ghraib prison, Iraq (photo: AP Photo/picture-alliance)

Controversy at Berlin's Biennale art show

Abu Ghraib torture photos in the spotlight

Holocaust memorial in Berlin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The Holocaust, colonialism and mutual understanding

Time for a refresher in humanity

View inside a Google data centre (photo: Conny Zhou/Zuma Press/picture-alliance)

Data centre plans in Saudi Arabia

Google puts Saudi activists in danger

Noori & His Dorpa Band in the Sudan National Museum (photo: Yasir Elhassan)

Noori & His Dorpa Band's "Beja Power"

Defiant in the face of repression

23 March 2022: The first post-pandemic cruise ship to dock at La Goulette, Tunis, Tunisia (photo: Getty Images)

Tourism in North Africa

Tentative recovery, or too little, too late?

Hamas deputy chief Saleh al-Arouri visits Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei (photo: FARS)

Hamas and Hezbollah

A new alliance in Lebanon?

Sanaa Seif, sister of the Egyptian pro-democracy activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah (photo: Getty Images)

Human rights in Egypt

Egyptian activist Sanaa Seif "disappointed with German politicians"

Syrian craftsman Khaled Bahlawan hammers nails in a wooden boat at his boatyard in Syria's Mediterranean Island of Arwad on 24 July 2022 (photo: LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Syria's Phoenician heritage

Traditional boat-makers keep ancient craft afloat

President Kais Saied casts his vote in the referendum on Monday, 25 July 2022 (photo: Tunisian Presidency/ZUM Wire/IMAGO)

Constitutional referendum in Tunisia

What next for the birthplace of the Arab Spring?

A man casts his vote in the Tunisian constitutional referendum, Tunis, Monday, 25 July 2022 (photo: Zoubeir Souissi/Reuters)

A new constitution for Tunisia

From president's power grab to referendum

Symbolic image of an elderly woman in care (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Health and ageing

Middle East and North Africa unprepared for coming dementia epidemic

The 3,400-year-old Bronze Age city in Iraq revealed by falling reservoir water levels (photo: Universities of Tübingen and Freiburg/KAO)

Archaeology in Iraq

Drought reveals Bronze Age city

Women protesting against President Kaïs Saïed's proposed constitution in the run-up to the referendum on 25 July (photo: Zeubair Soussiy/REUTERS)

Referendum on a new constitution for Tunisia

Rolling back the achievements of the revolution

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