Topic: United Nations (UN)

A group of women with raised hands and a placard at a demonstration in Kabul (image: Stringer/Reuters)

Women’s rights in Afghanistan

The Taliban cannot defeat women

Malnourished people stand around the carcasses of dead livestock in Somalia (image Erik Siegl)

Climate change impacts Somalia

What future without rain – or aid?

Pro-Assad campaing billboards in Damascus, May 2021 (photo: Louai Beshara/AFP/Getty Images)

Syrian conflict's impact on international law

The future cost of normalising Assad

Protests in Sudan against Volker Perthes, director of the UN's mission in the country (photo: AA/picture-alliance)

Sudan's path to democratic transition

Will the Sudan deal hold?

Police officers in front of the entrance to COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh (photo: Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

UN climate summit in Egypt

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi's greenwashing fail

A convoy transporting humnanitarian aid passes the Bab al-Hawa border crossing from Turkey into Syria (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Syria and Ukraine

Humanitarian aid is Russia's political football

Algeria decided to sever relations with its neighbour Morocco on 24 August 2021, accusing Rabat of having "hostile tendencies" towards it (photo: picture-alliance)

Morocco and Algeria

A rivalry stretching back decades

A Lebanese journalist holds a portrait of Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh (photo: AP Photo/picture-alliance)

The killing of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

The face of a generation

Fleeing sniper fire during the siege of Sarajevo, 1992-1996 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Dayton, Putin, the EU

Bosnia and Herzegovina's 30-year struggle

Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayyed and Russian President Vladimir Putin (photo: Mikhail Metzel/TASS/picture alliance)

War in Ukraine

Stress test for the Arab world

Solidarity with Ukraine in Idlib by Syrian artists Aziz Asmar and Anis Hamdoun (photo: Omar Haj Kadour/AFP via Getty Images)

Syrians and the Ukraine war

"We share a similar suffering"

Protesters in Istanbul holding up anti-Putin signs

Standing up for Ukraine: Anti-war protests around the world

Symbolic image of girls and education in Afghanistan (photo: Majid Saeed/Getty Images)

Taliban Afghanistan

Afghan girls attend "secret school"

Afghans camping outside a government office in Herat, Afghanistan (photo: Petros Giannakouris/AP/dpa/picture-alliance)

Afghanistan's humanitarian crisis

End the economic blockade

Protest in Berlin regarding the evacuation of civilians from Afghanistan; the German placard reads "Blood on your hands" (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Afghanistan

Victim-blaming – a trope of the West's failure in Afghanistan

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