Marta Vidal

Marta Vidal

Jordan

Could solar energy help revive Jordan's virus-hit economy?

Advocates want Jordan to ditch an unpopular gas deal with Israel to help accelerate transition to renewables.

Could solar energy help revive Jordan's virus-hit economy?

Portugal

The Portuguese rediscovering their country's Muslim past

Historians and archaeologists are showing just how integral Islam is to the country's identity.

The Portuguese rediscovering their country's Muslim past

Middle East

Jordanians voice concerns over imports of Israeli gas

Protesters criticise the government in Amman, arguing Jordan's pro-Palestinian values and environment are at stake.

Jordanians voice concerns over imports of Israeli gas

Jordan

Teachers on strike in Jordan demand higher income, 'dignity'

Tired of doing extra jobs to supplement low income, teachers cite lack of respect from government and society.

Teachers on strike in Jordan demand higher income, 'dignity'

Roma

Portuguese shopkeepers using ceramic frogs to 'scare away' Roma

Al Jazeera reveals racist practice that plays on superstition among elderly Roma who consider frogs symbol of bad luck.

Portuguese shopkeepers using ceramic frogs to 'scare away' Roma

Germany

'We lost our homes and country, but we also lost our books'

Baynatna, an Arabic library in Berlin, is popular among the diaspora and refugees whose own stories could fill novels.

'We lost our homes and country, but we also lost our books'

Arts & Culture

Kashmiris turn to art to challenge Indian rule

Kashmiris use art as a form of protest with satire, in particular, being used as a medium of dissent.

Kashmiris turn to art to challenge Indian rule