Topic: Arab world

Populist Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr speaks during a press conference in Najaf, Iraq, 18.11.2021 (photo: AP Photo/Anmar Khalil)

Reform in Iraq

Muqtada al-Sadr must court the political elite

A woman with her child in Darfur, Western Sudan (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/UNAMID/A.G.Farran)

Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin’s "The Messiah of Darfur"

A peacemaker in times of war

Tamashek band Imarhan (photo: Julien Bourgeois)

Album review: Imarhan's "Aboogi"

Looking beyond the horizon

Egyptian intellectual, reformer and cultural politician Taha Hussein (source: Wikipedia)

Taha Hussein, a biography

Modern Egypt's great pioneer

A newly restored grave in the cemetery of St. George's Monastery, Mosul, Iraq (photo by Judit Neurink/DW)

Christians in the Middle East

Rebuilding churches in Iraq

Mutanabbi Street in Baghdad (photo: Birgit Svensson)

Ukraine and Iraq

Compassion yes, sympathy no

Troops in Grozny, at the centre Ramzan Kadyrov (photo: picture-alliance)

Ukraine conflict

Chechen and Tatar Muslims take up arms against Russia

Celebrating iftar during Ramadan

Reduce waste of all kinds this Ramadan

Algerian ethnologist and poet Habib Tengour (photo: private)

Book fair in Algiers

Habib Tengour and the "Poems of the World"

From left to right: Abdullatif Al-Sajani, Bahrain's minister of foreign affairs; Sameh Shoukry, Egypt's foreign minister; Jair Lapid, Israeli minister of foreign affairs; Antony Blinken, U.S. secretary of state; Nasser Bourita, Morocco's minister of foreign affairs and Sheikh Abdullah bin Sajid, Emirati foreign minister at the Negev Summit (photo: Jacquelyn Martin/AP/picture-alliance)

Arabs attend Negev summit

Israel moves centre-stage in the Middle East

A street in Cairo with Ramadan lights and lanterns at night (photo: Zuma Wire/imago)

Middle East

Ukraine overshadows Ramadan 2022

A man assembles pages together to be glued into a volume at a workshop for restoring copies of the Holy Koran, Islam's holy book -- an increasingly popular practice as the price of new Korans goes up in Libya (photo: Mahmud Turkia/AFP)

Preserving the Word of Allah

Libyan artisans restore old Korans for Ramadan

Hamburg lawyer Eigen Balin of the Jewish Diplomatic Corps (photo: Jewish World Congress)

Jewish Diplomatic Corps visits UAE

"Our preconceptions are at odds with reality"

Erbil beneath the citadel (photo: Birgit Svensson)

Kurdistan's decline

Iraq's beacon shines no more

An Egyptian boy holding bread and flashing victory signs at a demonstration on Cairo's Tahrir Square in 2011 (photo: Getty Images)

Middle East

A new Arab Spring, thanks to the Ukraine war?

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