Topic: Poverty

A clerk serves a Lebanese customer at a bank in Beirut (photo: Getty Images/AFP/J. Barrak)

A toxic combination of sectarianism and rentierism

Lebanon's perfect storm

Christmas tree on Sahat an-Nour Square in the north Lebanon city of Tripoli (photo: Hanna Resch)

Christmas in Lebanon

Revolution under the Christmas tree

Symbolic image of loneliness/depression/suicide (photo: Fotolia/lassedesignen)

Suicide on the rise in Tunisia

A last desperate stand

Political analyst, activist and podcaster Nizar Hassan from Beirut (photo: Julia Neumann)

Interview with Lebanese activist Nizar Hassan

Beirut's ruling elite may be down, but they are not yet out

A family committed suicide in this Antalya apartment block on 09.11.2019 (photo: DHA/A. Cinar)

Erdogan's economic crisis

Plumbing the depths of despair in Turkey

Omid Nouripour, foreign policy spokesman for Germany's Green party (photo: Imago/Jurgen Heinrich)

Interview with Omid Nouripour on the protests in Iran

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"The Europeans lack courage"

Anti-government protests on 9 November in Baghdad (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Facing the Mahdi militias

Iraqi civilians in the firing line

Symbolic image of a genie and a bottle (photo: Imago)

Unrest in the Arab world

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The genie is out of the bottle

Demonstrators protest against Hariri and the Lebanese government in Beirut (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Middle East

Lebanon's protesters are here to stay

Journalist and author Charlotte Wiedemann (photo: DW)

Charlotte Wiedemann: "Now is the time for utopias"

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The end of white dominance

Protesters at an anti-government demonstration on 1 October 2019 in Baghdad (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Protesting for reform and an end to corruption

Iraq's youth reject the dire status quo

Rod al-Farag axis bridge in Cairo, Egypt, opened by President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in May 2019 (photo: picture-alliance/Photoshot/A. Gomaa)

Egypt's deepening economic crisis

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Abdul Fattah al-Sisi’s vanity projects

Anti-regime demonstration, Tahrir Square, 21 September 2019 (photo: Reuters)

Protests in Egypt

Sisi's social media nightmare

Melon stall in front of the Arter Museum in Istanbul's Dolapdere district (photo: Ulrich von Schwerin)

The Arter, art and gentrification

Modern art makeover in Istanbul?

German-Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar (photo: DW/B. Keshmiripour)

German-Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar

What it means to be Iranian these days

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