Topic: Islamism | Political Islam

People attending the German Muslim community's day of action against extremism and injustice in Berlin (photo: DW/Ali Almakhlafi)

Debate about the role of Muslims in fighting Islamist terrorism

IS is not just a Muslim problem

Participants at the congress "Horizons of Islamic Theology" in Frankfurt (photo: Institute for the Study of Islamic Culture and Religion)

The Congress "Horizons of Islamic Theology"

A disintegration of Islam?

Muslims at the German Muslim community's day of action in Berlin (photo: Reuters/Hannibal)

The German Muslim community's protest against extremism

"No" to hatred and injustice

Syrian opposition leader Ahmad al-Jarba (left) and US Secretary of State John Kerry in Saudi Arabia (photo: Reuters)

Outside intervention in Syria

Wanted: moderate, reliable rebels for fight against IS

Murathan Mungan (photo: Ceyda Nurtsch)

Interview with Turkish author Murathan Mungan

"Politics needs a new language"

Oldknow Academy in Birmingham, England, one of the Birmingham Schools at the centre of the "Trojan Horse" inquiry (photo: Getty Images)

The Trojan Horse scandal in the UK

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Claims and counterclaims

Symbolic graffiti: relay runners from Libya, Egypt and Tunisia prepare to hand over the flame of freedom to Yemen and Syria (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Three years after the Arab Spring

Self-criticism and genuine dialogue required

Sherko Fatah (photo: picture-alliance/ZB)

Book review: "The Last Place" by Sherko Fatah

A book about intercultural misunderstandings

Gilles Kepel (photo: Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with the French Islam expert Gilles Kepel

Passion and suffering

Members of an Islamist militia firing rockets at Tripoli Airport (photo: AP/dpa)

Clashes between rival militias in Libya

The battle for Tripoli

Nansen Primary School in Birmingham, England (photo: Getty Images)

The Trojan Horse scandal in the UK

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Islamists in the classroom?

Members of an ISIS unit in Nineveh (photo: AFP)

ISIS and the Iraqi government

In the grip of the jihadists

Members of the Sawaiq militia that stormed the GNC on 18 May (photo: Valeria Stocker)

Power struggle in Libya

A permanent state of chaos

People using the Internet in Islamabad (photo: B.K. Bangash/AP/dapd)

Internet censorship in Pakistan

Digital self-defence

People protesting at the kidnapping of over 200 Nigerian schoolgirls by Boko Haram (photo: Reuters)

Kidnapping by Boko Haram

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Failing the mothers and daughters of Nigeria

Syrian opposition figure Michel Kilo in Istanbul (photo: Ozen Kose/AFP/Getty Images)

Syrian opposition groups

Time to join forces

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