Country: East Africa

Queen Noor al-Hussein of Jordan (photo: imago/i Images)

Eco-Islam: Noor al-Hussein speaks out

Islam, faith and climate change

Al-Shabab fighters in Somalia (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/F.-A. Warsameh)

Islamism in eastern Africa

Not immune to terror

Refugees at the Italian–French border in Ventimiglia, Italy (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Migration and xenophobia


Europe's refugee problem, then and now

ihadi militiamen in Iraq close to the Syrian border (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Al-Qaeda's New Strategy

Turning away from the Distant Enemy

Flag of the radical Islamic "Uamsho" movement in Sansibar (photo: Mohammed Khelef/DW)

Islamism and Politics in Zanzibar

Religious Hatred in Paradise

Dr. Guido Steinberg (photo: DW)

Interview with Guido Steinberg

"Al-Shabab Attacks Could Destabilize the Entire Region"

Al-Shabaab militiamen near Mogadishu (photo: dapd)

The Case of Somalia

Pirates, Warlords, and Islamists

Afro-Turks during the Sixth Festival of the Calf (photo: Ekrem Güzeldere)

The Fate of the Afro-Turks


Nothing Left But the Colour

Omar Bombino Moctar and friends (photo: Ron Wyman/

Omar ''Bombino'' Moctar

Rebel Music from the Sahara

13th century slave market in the Yemen, Iraqi illustration (image: Wikipedia/Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Division orientale)

Tidiane N'Diaye's "The Veiled Genocide"

Selective Theses on the Arab Slave Trade

Member of an Islamist militia in Balad, Somalia (photo: AP)

Islamists in Somalia

Fears of War on the Horn of Africa