Refugees and German crime rates
Zero correlation
Kai Wiedenhofer′s ″War on Wall″
In your face... and rightly so
Denmark′s first women-only mosque
Papa, don't preach
Egypt's economic and fiscal crisis
Rescuing the sinking ship

Refugees and German crime rates

There is no link between refugees and criminality. A new study shows that this connection cannot be empirically verified and thereby contradicts the slogans of populist firebrands. By Matthias von Hein Read more

Kai Wiedenhofer′s ″War on Wall″

With the comprehensive coverage devoted to the latest events in and around Aleppo, the war in Syria is once again astoundingly present in Germany and its media. The urgency of the conflict can be felt most strongly at the moment in Berlin, where the photographer Kai Wiedenhofer has posted his images of the region on the remains of the Berlin Wall. By Felix Koltermann

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Denmark′s first women-only mosque

Born in Denmark to a Syrian father and a Finnish mother, Sherin Khankan, the well-known author and political commentator has started a new mosque in Copenhagen. The Mariam Mosque is led entirely by women imams. By Sadho RamRead more

Egypt's economic and fiscal crisis

Just last week, the Egyptian government and a delegation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reached a staff-level agreement about a 12 billion US-dollar loan package. Egypt hopes to restore confidence in its crippled economy and attract more investors. But is this deal the right answer for Egypt's economic problems? Sofian Philip Naceur talked to Amr Adly, a non-resident scholar of the Carnegie Middle East CenterRead more

Politics

Pakistan police escort Maliq Ishaq, leader of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi to the High Court in Lahore (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Str)

Pakistan and sectarianism

The enemy within

Amr Adly, non-resident scholar of the Carnegie Middle East Center

Egypt's economic and fiscal crisis

Rescuing the sinking ship

Pro-Erdogan demonstration on Taksim Square on 10 August 2016 (photo: Reuters/O. Orsal)

Putsch aftermath in Turkey

The coup after the coup

The Egyptian military pulls the strings of power – graffiti on a wall close to Tahrir Square in Cairo (photo. Reuters)

Political discourse in the Arab world

Defaming democracy

Society

Nather Henafe Alali (photo: private)

Syrian refugee Nather Henafe Alali

″I am the misery of the 21st century″

Refugees en route near the German-Austrian border on 20 October 2015 (photo: Reuters/M. Dalder)

Refugees and German crime rates

Zero correlation

Sherin Khankan (source: Facebook)

Denmark′s first women-only mosque

Papa, don't preach

Placards belonging to the right-wing anti-Islamic organisation Pro Koeln and Pro NRW protesting the construction of the DITIB central mosque in Cologne (photo: picture-alliance/Ralph Goldmann)

European Islamophobia Report

Wake up to the danger!

Culture

Kurdish film-maker Ali Kemal Cinar (photo: private)

Kurdish film-maker Ali Kemal Cinar

The power of tenacity

View of the exhibition "War on Wall", West Side Gallery, Berlin (photo: Kai Wiedenhofer)

Kai Wiedenhofer′s ″War on Wall″

In your face... and rightly so

"Jihad Selfie" (source: YouTube)

″Jihad Selfie″

No one is born a terrorist

Putting the finishing touches to Ayatollah Khomeini′s mausoleum south of Tehran (photo: Tasnim)

Cultural policy and architecture in Iran

Far from an Islamist Utopia