Adania Shibli's "Minor Detail"
What is Palestinian literature exactly?
Western Sahara conflict
"One day we will be free"
Protests in Iran
Spiralling food prices fuel unrest
Public opinion in Turkey
Dreaming of a greater republic
"Since 2005, I’ve been engaged in the peaceful intifada of freedom and independence. But what I’m doing is nothing special; it’s what most Sahrawi women are doing: resisting repression and occupation in a non-violent way.""

Western Sahara conflict

Sultana Khaya, 41, has been peacefully resisting the Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara for many years. Because of her campaign to assert the self-determination of the Sahrawi people, she was assaulted and raped. She has been under house arrest for over a year. Interview by Elisa RheinheimerRead more

Nobody knows which products will be more expensive the next day, so people hoard anything that still seems reasonably priced.

Protests in Iran

Since the government cut subsidies for food, prices in Iran have skyrocketed. Protests that broke out in Khuzestan province are now spreading across the Islamic Republic. By Sepehr LorestaniRead more

Opinion polls reveal that firm integration and ties to the West are anything but popular in Turkey.

Public opinion in Turkey

Many Turks are dissatisfied with the international status of their country. At the same time, opinion polls reveal great scepticism among the Turkish population towards the USA. By Ronald MeinardusRead more

Politics

Woman buying a bag of bread in Iran (photo: Vahid Salemi/AP/picture-alliance)

Protests in Iran

Spiralling food prices fuel unrest

The flags of Turkey and the USA (photo: imago/imagebroker)

Public opinion in Turkey

Dreaming of a greater republic

Before the coup 2013: Egypt's former President Mohammed Morsi with his army chief Abdul Fattah al-Sisi (photo: Reuters)

Egyptian army and the Muslim Brotherhood

Competitors in common

Society

Western Sahara activist Sultana Khaya (photo: Polisario)

Western Sahara conflict

"One day we will be free"

Woman praying in Djerba's Ghriba synagogue (photo: AA/picture-alliance)

Jewish pilgrimage to Tunisia

Faith meets politics on Djerba

Muslim woman in a Sufi shrine: The role of female scholars in the transmission of traditional knowledge in Islam has long been underestimated (photo: Imago/Saqib Majeed)

Female scholars in Islam

Unsung guardians of the 'true' tradition

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

Menstruation in Pakistan

What every girl should know

Culture

Kairo vor dem Hintergrund der Pyramiden; Foto: Getty Images/K.Desouki

Marianne Manda's "Der Atem Kairos"

Portraying Cairo's everyday heroes

Palestinian-British singer Reem Kelani (photo: Alexander Short)

Reem Kelani's "The Singer Said: Bird of Dawn"

Homage to the grand master of Persian music