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Symbolic image of a handshake (photo: colorbox)

The Swiss handshake controversy

A mountain out of a molehill

Pro-Taliban supporters calling for a holy war against the US and Pakistan demonstrate outside the Pakistani Embassy in London, 2001 (photo: Sion Touhig/Getty Images)

The scourge of sectarianism

Obstinate mass suicide

Mourning the victims of the Paris and Brussels attacks (photo: Getty Images/C. Furlong)

IS attacks in Paris and Brussels

Orchestrating a reign of terror

Theologian and lecturer Ali Ghandour (photo: private)

Islam and eroticism

Let′s talk about sex, Ali

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visiting a bazaar in Tehran (photo: Bernd von Jutrczenka/dpa)

Cultural rapprochement with Iran

Laden with promise

A Yemeni man grieves for his relatives following an airstrike on a residential district in Sanaa (photo: Reuters/M. al-Sayaghi)

Global strategies in the war on terror

Eliminate the breeding grounds

Edit Schlaffer, founder of the organisation ″Women without Borders″ (photo: ″Women without Borders″)

Interview with the social scientist Edit Schlaffer

Mothers Schools challenge extremism

The Visiting Scholar Programme set up by the Postgraduate Programme for Islamic Theology at Erlangen-Nuremberg University (source: The Department for Islamic Religious Studies (DIRS), Erlangen-Nuremberg University))

Islamic theology in Germany

Mission accomplished?

Illustration from Kirsten Boie′s ″Bestimmt wird alles gut″ (photo: Jan Birck, Klett Kinderbuch)

Picture books explore the fate of refugees

A gentle yet honest approach

French extremism researcher Olivier Roy (photo: cc-by-sa-nc-Internaz)

Interview with French extremism researcher Olivier Roy

″Radicalisation is not the result of failed integration″

Frontrunner in the race to nominate a Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump

Racial profiling in the US

Muslim bashing: the new American norm

Belgian security forces following the Brussels attacks (photo: Getty Images/AFP/E. Dunand)

IS attacks in Brussels

No more shades of grey

Refugees' plight poignantly portrayed

"Je suis Bruxelles" - "I am Brussels": outpouring of grief and solidarity following the terrorist attacks in Brussels on 22 March 2016

Terrorist attacks in Brussels

A clash of what?

American-French writer and journalist Jonathan Littell (photo: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images)

Non-fiction: ″Syrian Notebooks: Inside the Homs Uprising″ by Jonathan Littell

Transcribing the horror

Großscheich Ahmed Mohammad al-Tayyeb (2.v.r.) lobte das Engagement von Rektorin Prof. Dr. Ursula Nelles sowie des Leiters und stellvertretenden Leiters des Zentrums für Islamische Theologie, Prof. Dr. Mouhanad Khorchide (2.v.l.) und Dr. Milad Karimi, zugunsten der Ausbildung von islamischen Religionslehrern. Copyright: Peter Grewer

University of Munster: Appealing to the world for peace

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