Kemal Kiliçdaroğlu's "Justice March"
Turkey's emboldened opposition
"Wiki Gender"
The first Arabic online lexicon for gender issues
Islamic State
Down but not necessarily out
Egyptian film director Mohamed Rashad
A homage to life

Kemal Kiliçdaroğlu's "Justice March"

In Turkey, where President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's government has been working to centralise political power, opposition parties have lately had few reasons to be optimistic. This month's massive rally in Istanbul was a rare exception. By Sinan ÜlgenRead more

"Wiki Gender"

"Wiki Gender" is a collectively-run Internet lexicon. The activists behind it hope to create a digital and participatory knowledge platform that not only provides freely accessible information to the public, but above all serves to initiate discourse. By Sofian Philip NaceurRead more

Islamic State

With Mosul and Raqqa retaken, the fate of Islamic State's territorial caliphate is sealed. Yet Loay Mudhoon says that's no reason to give the all clear, as IS is nothing more than a symptom of a crisis of statehoodRead more

Interview with Egyptian film director Mohamed Rashad

In his first documentary film, "Little Eagles", director Mohamed Rashad moves from Alexandria to Cairo and back. On his journey, he links up the past and the present, raising many questions about the individual and society. Interview by Islam AnwarRead more

Politics

Kemal Kiliçdaroğlu and his wife during a rally along the route of the "Justice March" (photo: picture-alliance/abaca)

Kemal Kiliçdaroğlu's "Justice March"

Turkey's emboldened opposition

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (centre) holds an Iraqi flag as he announces victory over Islamic State in Mosul, Iraq, 10 July 2017 (Reuters)

Islamic State

Down but not necessarily out

Supporters of the "Hirak El-Shaabi" (Popular Movement) in Al-Hoceima demonstrating against the imprisonment of their leader in June 2017 (photo: Reuters)

The "Hirak El-Shaabi" protest movement in Morocco

The uprising of the marginalised

Kemal Kilicdaroglu holds up an "Adalet" (Justice) placard during the March for Justice (photo: Reuters)

Turkey one year after the attempted coup

In a mental state of emergency

Society

Cannabis cultivation in the Larache region of Morocco (photo: DW)

Attempts to decriminalise hashish in the Arab world

To legalise or not to legalise

Supporters of the Kurdish football club Amedspor celebrate after their team scores a goal (photo: Fatma Çelik)

The Kurdish football club Amedspor

"Disciplinary measures are unfortunately part of our team identity"

Professor Ednan Aslan, professor for Islamic religious education theory at the Faculty of Philosophy and Educational Sciences at the University of Vienna (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Controversial study about Muslim kindergartens in Vienna

The unwelcome glare of publicity

Author and journalist Wolfgang Bauer (photo: Wikimedia Commons, Schelm)

Non-fiction: ″Stolen Girls″ by Wolfgang Bauer

What hides in the woods

Culture

Egyptian film-maker Mohamed Rashad (photo: Goethe-Institut Cairo/Hasan Amin)

Interview with Egyptian film director Mohamed Rashad

A homage to life

The kick-off event for "Wiki Gender" at the Goethe-Institut in Cairo (Goethe-Institut Cairo/Roger Anis)

"Wiki Gender"

The first Arabic online lexicon for gender issues

Canadian Nigerian singer-songwriter Sonia Aimy (photo: soniaaimy.com)

Album review: Sonia Aimy's "Nigerian Spirit"

The voice of defiance

Terror attack at Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine (photo: YouTube)

Sufi music under attack in Pakistan

As the sea of love recedes