Country: Germany

A man reads an Internet report about the "Sharia police" in Wuppertal on 5 September 2014 (photo: Oliver Berg/dpa)

The "Sharia Police" in Wuppertal

Playing on a widespread fear of Islam in Germany

Kurdish Peshmerga and Shia volunteers in Iraq (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Yazidis and Kurds in Iraq

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Are we arming the right people?

Si Kaddour Benghabrit (photo: © Public domain via Wikimedia Commons)

Muslims who saved Jews during World War II

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The forgotten Schindlers

Maha El-Kaisy-Friemuth (photo: private)

Interview with Maha El-Kaisy-Friemuth

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"We urgently need reform within Islam"

Emel Zeynelabidin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Book review: Emel Zeynelabidin's "You grow up only in this life"

The headscarf is not a gauge of devoutness

Young Palestinians and Israelis at the KfGD dialogue event in Bonn (photo: KfGD)

Israeli–Palestinian dialogue in Germany

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It is possible to work together

Yazidis trapped in the Sinjar mountains fleeing from IS (photo: picture-alliance/AA)

Persecution of the Yazidis in Iraq

Don't abandon us!

Arabic calligraphy (photo: picture-alliance/Tone Koene)

The Arabic language

A better understanding

A despondent man with his head in his hands (photo: Iris Mostegel)

Trauma therapy for victims of violence in Arab countries

Tortured, humiliated and voiceless

Rabeya Müller (photo: Ulrike Hummel)

Portrait of the theologian Rabeya Müller

Equality in the name of Islam

Simin Tander (photo: simintander.com)

The German-Afghan jazz singer Simin Tander

An unknown homeland

A Syrian family sitting outside a home for asylum seekers run by the Central Authority for Foreign Residents in the German state of Brandenburg (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Book review: Stefan Buchen on Syrian "escape helpers"

Germany's new public enemies?

Hartmut Faehndrich (photo: Ruth Renée Reif)

Interview with literary translator Hartmut Faehndrich

"What I don't see is an on-going interest in Arabic literature"

Scene from the play "Supermaenner" at the Theater Ballhaus Naunynstraße, Berlin (photo: Ballhaus Naunynstraße)

The emancipation of men with Turkish roots

A closed society viewed from inside

The High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs & Security Policy Catherine Ashton, and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif (photo: Reuters)

Iran's nuclear programme

Hope Must Go On

Salafists handing out copies of the Koran in a German city (photo: dapd)

Interview with intelligence operative Benno Köpfer

"You're allowed to be a Salafist in Germany"

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