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Israelis and Palestinians: "Standing Together"
"Help us move towards peace"
Since the war in Gaza, the grassroots movement "Standing Together" has become increasingly popular among Israelis and Palestinians. Founding member Itamar Avneri says they are calling for peace and independence for Israelis and Palestinians, absolute equality for all citizens – and true social, economic and environmental justice
Bangladesh's low-wage textile industry
Microcredits – no silver bullet against poverty
While Grameen Bank, the great role model for the microfinance industry, is celebrating its fortieth birthday in 2023, tens of thousands of textile workers in Bangladesh are taking to the streets and striking for better wages
Israeli plans for Gaza
A Palestinian exodus to Egypt?
Is the entire population of Gaza to be relocated to the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt? This is what a strategy paper by the influential Israeli Misgav Institute envisages. In interview with Qantara.de, German-Israeli economist Shir Hever explains what the plan is all about
COP28 in the United Arab Emirates
How will the Israel-Hamas conflict impact the UN climate summit?
As the UN's annual climate conference convenes, the Israel-Hamas conflict in Gaza is casting a long shadow. Observers suggest the conflict will impact regional cooperation and the future of Middle East environment policies
Qantara.de: Building bridges to the Islamic world
French warship docks in Egypt, could treat Gaza children this week
Pakistani court orders public trial for imprisoned ex-premier Imran Khan
Rare survey details how Gazans wary of Hamas before Israel attack
Escaped from Al-Shifa, a Palestinian surgeon recalls impossible choices
Israel and Hamas look to extend ceasefire, with one more hostage swap planned
Afghans fight drought with small dams as Taliban shut out of COP28
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War in the Middle East
Where's the nuance?
Muslim sceptics, the West and democracy
Israel's war against Hamas
"The Middle East conflict must be resolved at the roots"
Middle East conflict and Germany's culture of remembrance
In solidarity with the marginalised
Dialogue in the shadow of war
Music unites Israelis and Palestinians in Berlin
Turkey at 100
A country struggling to find its place