Country: Germany

The symbolism of the explosives belt (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/dpaweb/M. Saber)

IS terrorism in Europe

Glorifying terminology

"We have to recognise the Judeo-Christian-Islamic nature of European culture," says Angelika Neuwirth, professor of Arabic Studies at Berlin's Freie University (photo: Christoph Jackle/Tubingen University)

Salafism or philology

The scholar's touch

Saudi author Alhanoof Aldegheishem (photo: private)

Interview with the Saudi author Alhanoof Aldegheishem

Traces of the unknown

Esra Ozyurek (photo: private)

Germany and Islam

"Muslims are already German"

A Muslim woman studies the Koran

Reforming Islam

Show me the Sharia

Conductor and music director of the Berlin State Opera, Daniel Barenboim

The Barenboim-Said Academy

Barenboim′s 'new medicine'

Yemen′s former minister for human rights, Hooria Mashhour (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with Hooria Mashhour

On the rebels′ blacklist

A law student facing restrictions regarding the wearing of her hijab during a clerkship appeals to the Augsburg Administrative Court (photo: Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/dpa)

Germany's headscarf ruling

What an imposition!

"Abwab" publisher Ramy al-Asheq (photo: dpa)

Germany′s first Arabic newspaper for refugees

Newcomers, not refugees

Croatian-German author Jagoda Marinic (photo: D. Piroelle)

Interview with the Croatian-German writer Jagoda Marinic

″Cultural identity is not absolute″

Symbolic image of Ramadan (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/N. Mounzer)

Fasting during Ramadan

Too much of a good thing

Author Shumona Sinha, winner of the International Literature Prize (photo: DW/S. Peschel)

Interview with French-Indian author Shumona Sinha

″Looking for the truth″

Homophobic graffiti on a house wall (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. Nimani)

Islam and homophobia

The hatred on our doorstep

Archive image of Merkel and Erdogan (photo: dpa)

Turkey and the refugee deal

False friends forever

Green politician Omid Nouripour arrived from Iran at the age of 13

Germany’s refugee debate

Integration is a two-way street

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