Topic: Poverty

Residents of Zagora protest water shortages in 2017 (photo: Ilhalm Al-Talbi)

Water shortage in the Maghreb

Morocco's thirst revolution and the luxury of watermelons

Symbolic image of rays of sunshine bursting through a blanket of cloud (photo: picture-alliance/Hinrich Basemann)

COVID-19 on the Nile

Egyptians create their own silver lining to coronavirus

Yemeni boy whose legs were injured in a coalition bombing campaign (photo: Save The Children/Sami Jassar)

Omitted from the United Nations' list of shame

Yemen's dead and injured children haunt Saudi-led war

Passengers at Tunis airport (photo: AFP/Fethi Belaid)

Coronavirus fallout

Tunisia post-lockdown – should we stay or should we go?

Eid shoppers cause traffic jam at Raja Bazaar in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on 20.05.2020 (photo: AFP/F. Naeem)

COVID-19 in Southeast Asia

Pakistan courting disaster with its coronavirus strategy

A health worker from an aid organistation walks through Kutapalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar wearing a hazmat suit (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/S. Rahman)

COVID-19 and Bangladesh's Rohingya refugees

Cox’s Bazar coronavirus case – the first of many?

Nepalese labourers on a building site in Qatar (photo: Sam Tarling/DW)

Coronavirus and the kafala system

Gulf migrant workers fear for their post-pandemic future

Anti-government protests and attacks on banks in the Lebanese capital Beirut (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Tahtah)

Social unrest in Lebanon

Beirut – currency chaos, exploding prices and burning banks

Bar Elias refugee camp (photo: Medyen al-Ahmed)

Syrian refugees in Lebanon

More scared of starving than of coronavirus

An anti-government protester shouts slogans in front of the riot police during a protest against the deepening financial crisis in Beirut, Lebanon, 28 April 2020 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/H. Malla)

Beirut on the brink

Regardless of corona, Lebanon is at economic breaking point

Gas production in Manama, Bahrain (photo: AFP/Joe Raedle)

COVID-19 and Arab economies

Facing the Middle East's perfect – corona-induced – storm

Urban renewal in Istanbul (photo: Ayse Karabat)

Urban renewal under Erdogan

Istanbul shantytown residents in limbo

Egyptʹs former ruler Hosni Mubarak (photo: Reuters)

Obituary for Hosni Mubarak

Egypt's 'pharaoh' is dead

A man casts his vote during parliamentary elections at a polling station in Tehran on 21 February 2020 (photo: Reuters/WANA/I. Tabatabaee)

Elections in the Islamic republic

Strong vote for a strong Iran?

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