Country: Germany

Eric Maddox addressing a gathering of people taking part in a Virtual Iftar Project dinner (photo: Lora Lucero)

The Virtual Iftar Project

"It is harder to ignore, vilify or harm those with whom we have broken bread"

Najet Adouani (photo: private)

Interview with the Tunisian poet Najet Adouani

"Nothing can stop me from spreading my wings"

Rafik Schami during a reading at lit.cologne 2014 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Horst Galuschka)

Profile: the Syrian–German author Rafik Schami

An exile in his homeland

Residents of Berlin protesting about the threatened closure of the fruit and vegetable shop Bizim Bakkal in Berlin Kreuzberg (photo: James Robinson)

Anti-gentrification protests in Berlin

How a Turkish vegetable shop became a symbol of Berlin

Photographer Kai Wiedenhofer in Berlin (photo: DW)

Kai Wiedenhofer's photo project "Forty out of one million"

Giving victims a face and a voice

Open day at the Sehitlik Mosque in Berlin (photo: Peter Zimmermann/picture-alliance)

Islam in Germany

The long road to legal recognition

Symbolic cemetery in front of the German Parliament as part of the "March of the Determined" action in Berlin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/R. Jensen)

Creative activism in Berlin on the refugee crisis

"The dead are coming"

Protests in Berlin against the arrest of Ahmed Mansour in Berlin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/P.Zinken)

The case of Al Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour

A politically motivated incident?

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi (photo: imago/Xinhua)

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi's state visit to Germany

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A dictator in Berlin

Adham Hafez (photo: Max Lautenschlager)

Interview with the Egyptian choreographer Adham Hafez

The disappearance of the kiss

Ayaan Hirsi Ali (photo: AP)

Ayaan Hirsi Ali's controversial theories on Islam

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Hailed as a "female Luther"

Part of the cover of the book "What Makes a Man?: Sex Talk in Beirut and Berlin" by Rashid al-Daif and Joachim Helfer (source: University of Texas Press)

Book review: "What Makes a Man? Sex Talk in Beirut and Berlin"

An honest and painful cultural exchange

A man visits the exhibition "Speaking to one another", a collection of personal memories of the past in Turkey and Armenia (photo: DW)

The German Empire and the Armenian genocide

Turning a blind eye

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (left) and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi General Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi on 31 May 2014 (photo: dpa/picture alliance)

Germany's Middle East policy

Is Germany changing tack?

Fereshta Ludin, Berlin, 20 March 2015 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/D. Gerlach)

Interview with Fereshta Ludin

"The decision for or against the headscarf is wholly a matter for the woman herself"

A female student wearing a headscarf (photo: picture-alliance/Joker)

The headscarf ruling from Germany's Consitutional Court

Heated debate on all sides

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