Topic: Youth culture

Israeli-Iranian singer Liraz Charhi (photo: Shai Franco)

Liraz Charhi’s "Roya"

An Israeli-Iranian act of rebellion

Forty days after the death of Jina Mahsa Amini, thousands of Iranians head to her grave to pay their respects in the Kurdistan province of Iran (photo: UGC/AFP)

Asef Bayat on the Iran protests

"A movement to reclaim life"

Aziz Akhannouch, head of the Moroccan government (source: YouTube)

Morocco’s Akhannouch government

Business logic and politics don’t mix

Women remove their veils with backs to the camera, protesting the death of Mahsa Amini in Iran (photo: picture-alliance)

2022 Iran protests

Can the Iranian system survive?

Arab punk fusion band Al Qasar (photo: Kid Richards)

Al Qasar’s "Who Are We"

A hard message for a hard world

Symbolic image LGBTQ in the Maghreb (photo: DW/F.Steinborn)

Queer Film Festival in Tunisia

Between fear and courage

Spectacular light show at the Soundstorm Festival in Saudi Arabia (photo: Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images)

Sex life in Saudi Arabia

Lifting the veil

Supporters of Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr burn a U.S. flag during a demonstration in Baghdad's Tahrir Square on 16 September 2016 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)(photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Ukraine conflict

How Russia is winning the information war in the Middle East

Female influencer wearing headphones using digital tablet while vlogging at cafe (photo: Jose Carlos Ichiro/Westend61/imago images)

Islam in the modern world

The rise and rise of Muslim influencers

 Skateboarders show off their skills during the inauguration of a skatepark, a first in Libya, in the capital Tripoli (photo: Mahmud Turkia/AFP)

Middle East youth culture

Libya rolls out first-ever skatepark

Scene from the #HelpSaira storyline (screenshot: https://sairaneedshelp.web.app)

Menstruation in Pakistan

What every girl should know

Pakistan rapper Eva B (photo: Asif Hassan/AFP)

Behind the veil

The double life of Pakistan rapper Eva B

Young Iraqi volunteers take part in a cleanup campaign on the banks of the Tigris River, a rare environmental project in the war-battered country (photo: Sabah ARAR AFP)

Iraq's clean-up ambassadors

Tigris makeover as first green projects take root

Lebanese female metal band "Slave to Sirens" (photo: YouTube screenshot)

Filming Lebanon’s all-women metal band "Slave to Sirens"

Heavy metal combats the Beirut blues

 Facebook was hailed during the Arab Spring revolts, but its reputation was later tarnished (photo: KHALED DESOUKI AFP/File)

Cairo to Kyiv

Social media's rocky ride through conflict zones

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