Topic: Arab world

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

: Concert by conductor Zubin Mehta with the orchestra of the ‘Maggio Musicale Fiorentino’ at the auditorium of ArezzoFiere, Italy (photo: Daiano Cristini/Avalo)

Israel and Palestine

How to build a lasting peace

 Salicornia, a succulent, is already being used as a salt replacement in burger patties, a rare farming success in the oil-rich United Arab Emirates which imports nearly all of its food (photo: Karim SAHIB/AFP)

Gulf states and sustainability

Desert-grown superfood puts 'healthy' burgers on UAE menus

Poster marking Vladimir Putin's state visit to Egypt to meet with Abdul Fattah al-Sisi (photo: Reuters/file)

Vladmir Putin’s war in Ukraine

Why the public support in the Arab world?

 From the 13th century, Egyptian artisans made the kiswa, the giant black cloth that covers the Kaaba in Mecca's Grand Mosque (photo: Khaled DESOUKI/AFP)

Hajj pilgrimage

Egypt family keeps alive kiswah tradition

A convoy transporting humnanitarian aid passes the Bab al-Hawa border crossing from Turkey into Syria (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Syria and Ukraine

Humanitarian aid is Russia's political football

The family of murdered student Naira Ashraf at the trial of alleged killer Mohamed Adel (photo: Khaled Desouki/AFP)

Femicide in Egypt

"If you say no, you'll be in trouble"

A Saudi man smokes a cigarette and reads something on his mobile phone in Riyadh (photo: AP Images/picture-alliance)

Middle East

How cybercrime laws are used to silence dissent

Photo montage: Cover of "This Arab is Queer" (published by Saki Books; background photo: picture-alliance)

LGBTQ+ Pride

Being queer and Arab

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