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How can media react to disinformation, climate change?

Experts say that climate change and disinformation are two of this century's biggest issues. Speakers at DW's Global Media Forum in Bonn discussed how...

19.06.2024 10

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Cathrin Schaer

Why is the world ignoring the Sudan civil war?

It has been classified as one of the world's worst crises in many ways. But aid and advocacy organizations say the Sudan war is being sidelined, which...

14.06.2024 10

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'Heatflation' in Middle East: How high will food prices go?

Extreme heat, or "heatflation," is raising food prices everywhere. Researchers say that in the Middle East and other hotter regions, it will...

04.06.2024 20

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Could US-Saudi 'mega deal' spark Middle East nuclear race?

One part of a predicted, closer US-Saudi relationship is particularly controversial. Experts fear Saudi Arabia may use a civilian nuclear energy...

29.05.2024 80

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Kuwait's unique democratic experiment could be at an end

Kuwait has been known as one of the most democratic countries in the Middle East for years. But the royal emir's recent decision to suspend parliament...

14.05.2024 80

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Is this the end of Kuwait's unique democratic experiment?

Kuwait has been known as one of the most democratic countries in the Middle East for years. But now the country's royal ruler has suspended its...

14.05.2024 100

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Could the EU-Lebanon aid deal backfire on Syrian refugees?

The EU will give €1 billion to Lebanon to help the country deal with high numbers of refugees from Syria. But there's concern it'll be...

08.05.2024 100

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EU-Lebanon aid package bad news for Syrian refugees?

The EU and Lebanon have agreed upon an aid package to help the country deal with its financial crisis and high numbers of refugees. Most experts...

07.05.2024 100

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Dangerous Instagram? Iraqi LGBTQ+ community loses safe space

It was always double-edged, but in Iraq, social media was often a comparatively safe place where the local queer community could meet. Recent...

04.05.2024 80

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Israel-Iran tensions: Is Syria the new battlefield?

Israel has been bombing Syria covertly for years, trying to stop anti-Israel forces in that country from getting any stronger. Some experts worry that...

24.04.2024 20

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Why is Saudi Arabia heading top UN gender equality forum?

Saudi Arabia was recently chosen to head the UN's Commission on the Status of Women, despite protests from international rights organizations and...

02.04.2024 30

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Syrian passports: How German money funds war crimes in Syria

Syrians in Germany are forced to go back to the government that imprisoned or tortured them to get a new passport. The money they pay for passports...

28.03.2024 5

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Why more non-Muslims are taking part in Ramadan

Ramadan's observance is widespread in the Middle East, often involving non-Muslims in the region's celebrations. In Christian-majority countries,...

20.03.2024 20

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Why more non-Muslims are taking part in Ramadan

In the Middle East, you can't escape Ramadan, so it's not unusual for non-Muslims to take part in the Muslim holy month there. It's a different story...

20.03.2024 10

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Why more non-Muslims are participating in Ramadan

In the Middle East, you can't escape Ramadan, so it's not unusual for non-Muslims to take part in the Muslim holy month there. It's a different story...

19.03.2024 10

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Syria: New wave of violence after protester death?

Locals in southern Syria have been protesting peacefully for months now, despite their government's brutal crackdown. But last week, for the...

07.03.2024 10

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Gulf states are 'buying up' Egypt's coastline

A $35 billion investment into Egypt is being celebrated as a turning point for the country's struggling economy. Experts are asking whether it...

05.03.2024 20

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Why are the Gulf states 'buying up' Egypt's coastline?

A $35-billion investment into Egypt is being celebrated as a turning point for the country's struggling economy. Experts are asking whether it...

02.03.2024 40

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