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Special How setbacks in Afghanistan slowed global progress on UN’s gender equality goal photos

How setbacks in Afghanistan slowed global progress on UN’s gender equality goal

  • Decades of achievements wiped out in mere months since Taliban takeover in August 2021
  • Globally, women lost an estimated $800 billion in income in 2020 due to the pandemic
  • Norwegian representative underscores need to keep situation of women in Afghanistan high on the UN agenda
By Ephrem Kossaify - & - Robert Edwards ·

Special Why many non-Muslims in Saudi Arabia chose to fast this Ramadan

Why many non-Muslims in Saudi Arabia chose to fast this Ramadan

By Lama Alhamawi - & - Hebshi Alshammari ·

Special Could the discovery and preservation of ancient Mesopotamian sites and artifacts help reconcile a divided nation? (AFP) video

Can Iraq’s archaeological renaissance help forge a stronger national identity?

By Kareem Botane - & - Robert Edwards ·

Update Quba: Islam’s first mosque to expand tenfold, says crown prince

Quba: Islam’s first mosque to expand tenfold, says crown prince

By Tareq Al-Thaqafi - & - MOHAMMED AL-KINANI ·