Topic: Economy

Qatar Airways passenger jet landing in Berlin (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

FIFA, France and Qatar

Qatar Airways' own goal

Symbolic image: Druze men in traditional garb (photo: Jalaa Marey/AFP)

Syria’s restive South

Making the Druze choose

The beaches of the Maghreb countries are eroding faster than the rest of the world. So what is the solution? (photo: Getty Images)

Climate change in the MENA

Will North Africa's beaches disappear?

Yemeni soldiers loyal to the Southern Transitional Council (photo: picture-alliance/PhotoLab)

Saudi Arabia’s divided anti-Houthi coalition

Rescuing the state of Yemen

Geometric shapes have started to appear on Iranian carpets as part of a redesign and resizing in response to changing tastes, and fallen exports (photo: AFP)

Persian rugs in 21st century

Ancient Iranian tradition gets makeover as sales sink

Local tourists disembark from a Pakistani army helicopter after they were rescued from flood-hit tourist areas in the north (photo: Abdul MAJEED/AFP)

Lives swept away

Rescued tourists recount Pakistan flood horror

 A boy collects water amid shortages and soaring temperature in the Iraqi village of al-Aghawat: dozens of villages depend on sporadic tanker-truck deliveries and salty wells (photo: Haidar INDHAR/AFP)

Boiling heat and no water

Taps run dry in southern Iraq

Mahatma Gandhi and Muhammed Ali Jinnah (photo: AP)

India and Pakistan – 75 years of independence

A pair of troubled nations

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) inspects a guard of honour before addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort during the celebrations to mark countrys Independence Day in New Delhi on 15 August 2022 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Indian democracy at 75

Narendra Modi’s damaging dominance

June 2022: Men demonstrate against a hike in fuel prices in Peshawar, Pakistan (photo: Reuters)

Pakistan turns 75

Islamabad has serious issues

A woman wearing a burka walks along a road towards her home after receiving free bread distributed as part of the Save Afghans From Hunger campaign in Kabul on 18 January 2022. (photo: Wakil Koshar/AFP)

Afghanistan: ‘One of the world’s worst humanitarian crises’

Jahangir Alam and his wife Farida outside their slum dwelling in Dhaka, Bangladesh (photo: Dominik Muller)

Climate change in Bangladesh

The end of the line for climate migrants in Dhaka

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

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