Country: France

German-Turkish film director Fatih Akin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/J. Carstensen)

Profile: German-Turkish film director Fatih Akin

The cutting edge of reality

Lebanese author Iman Humaydan (photo: Reine Mahfouz)

Book review: Iman Humaydan′s ″The Weight of Paradise″

Suppressed guilt, suppressed memories

French-Turkish sociologist Nilufer Gole (photo: picture-alliance/ZB/Esch-Kenkel)

Interview with the French-Turkish sociologist Nilufer Gole

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"Islam is taking root in Europe"

French philosopher Henry Corbin (source: Association des Amis de Henry et Stella Corbin) Cover of Suhrawardi′s ″The Shape of Light″ (published by Fons Vitae)

French philosopher Henry Corbin

Wherever the spirit guides

Protesters on Tahrir Square in Cairo (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Arab Spring and Western Winter

Look before you leap!

French philosopher, essayist and academic Tzvetan Todorov (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)v

On the death of philosopher and essayist Tzvetan Todorov

We are all barbarians

Muslims in a mosque near Frejus in France (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

French Muslims against radicalisation

Fight the good fight

Still from ″Heaven will wait″ (source: Neue Visionen Filmverleih GmbH)

Mention-Schaar′s "Heaven will wait"

Rebels without a cause

Muslim doctor at work in a children′s hospital in Bonn (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Freedom of religion at work

Islam – a disruptive influence?

″No to terrorism!″ – Demonstration in Tunis against the repatriation of convicted jihadists (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Jihadism debate

Beyond the Mediterranean

French and German flags in the centre of Straubing, a town in Lower Bavaria (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Franco-German relations

Brothers in arms?

Tunisian Secretary of State Saida Ounissi (photo: Ennahda France)

Interview with Tunisian Secretary of State Saida Ounissi

Don′t marginalise your Muslims

French author and translator Mathias Enard (photo: AFP)

Book review: Mathias Enard′s ″Boussole″

In love with the Orient

Bombed out aid convoy on the road to Aleppo

The destruction of Aleppo

Surrendering our soul

Woman in burkini on the beach at Fort Mahon, France (photo: picture-alliance/Photopgr/Le Parisien/Arnaud Dumontier)

France and the burkini ban

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Lawmakers beware!

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