Topic: Poverty

Protesters on Avenue Bourguiba in Tunis following a mass demonstration in front of the UGTT headquarters on 17.01.2019 (photo: Sofian Philip Naceur)

Social unrest in Tunisia

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Taking on the IMF

"High Atlas Foundation" logo (source: YouTube)

The High Atlas Foundation's pro-poor approach

Future-proofing Morocco

Tunisia's Red Vests mobilise in December 2018; giletsrougesTN#, latunisieencolere# (source: Facebook)

Eight years after the Jasmine Revolution

Young Tunisians see red

Museum of Tolerance Jerusalem under construction (photo: Simon Wiesenthal Center)

Interfaith initiatives from Morocco to Jerusalem

Dialogue by design

Houthi followers in Sanaa, Yemen (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Peace talks in Stockholm

Yemenis – pawns in a cynical game

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi (photo: picture-alliance)

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70

The red herring of 'Islamic human rights'

On the International Day against Drug Abuse and Trafficking in 2013, officials in Iran destroyed some 100 tonnes of illegal drugs in Tehran and 16 other Iranian cities (photo: IRNA)

Iranian society

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The Islamic Republic has a drug problem

Token gesture: an Afghan security force member destroys an illegal poppy crop in the Noor Gal district of eastern Kunar province on 29 April 2014 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/N. Shirzada)

Afghanistan's opium trade

A nice little earner – for everyone

Georges Gerges, 90, nicknamed "Captain' feeds his cats at the corner of a street in the industrial zone of Dora on the northern outskirts of Beirut on 8 November 2017 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/J. Eid)

Social inequality in the Arab world

There is no state in Lebanon

Rose Coco from South Sudan with her son Yusuf (photo: Goethe-Institut/Aya Nabil)

Egyptian society

Migrants – ever the foreigners?

Muhammad Iqbal with his family (photo: DW/R. Aslam)

Organ trafficking

Profiting from Pakistanʹs poor

The spark that caused the Arabellion: Tunisian young people protest for more social equality and the end of the Ben-Ali dictatorship in Tunis in January 2011, following the suicide of Tunisian greengrocer Mohamed Bouazizi (photo: picture-alliance/abaca)

What triggered the Middle Eastern revolts in 2011?

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The economics of Arabellion

Eid ul-Adha prayers in Assalema Mosque, Ariana, a suburb of Tunis (photo: DW/M. Mahjoub)

A new start for jihadists?

Tunisiaʹs bid to rehabilitate its returnees

U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Morocco, Dwight Bush, Sr., the provincial governor, Younes Elbathaoui, the president of the Moroccan Jewish Community of Marrakech-Safi, Jacky Kadoch, and president of the High Atlas Foundation, Yossef Ben-Meir distribute fruit trees to farmers and schoolchildren in 2016 (photo: High Atlas Foundation)

The High Atlas Foundationʹs fruit tree nursery project

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Muslim-Jewish goodwill blossoms in Morocco

Education without Borders Sudan's "Cool School" campaign (source: Facebook; Education without Borders Sudan)

Civil society in Africa

Sudan′s young people roll up their sleeves

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