Topic: Islamism | Political Islam

Abdelilah Benkirane, General Secretary of the Justice and Development Party – PJD (photo: DW)

Religion and politics in Morocco

Blurred lines

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi (centre), Ennahda leader Rachid al-Ghannouchi (left) and Vice-President Abdelfattah Mourou (right) at the Ennahda party conference (photo: FETHI BELAID/AFP/Getty Images)

10th conference of the Tunisian Ennahda Party

Farewell to political Islam?

Algerian novelist Boualem Sansal (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/E. Laurent)

Boualem Sansal′s novel ″2084: The End of the World″

Tyranny of sorts

Kabir Helminski, US American sheikh of the Mevlevi dervish order and ″Threshold Society″ founder (source: YouTube)

Interview with Mevlevi sheikh Kabir Helminski

Sufism and the power to transform

Prayer hall inside Duisburg′s Merkez Mosque on ″Open Mosque Day″ (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/M. Skolimowska)

The Reform Islam debate

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Islam doesn′t need a Martin Luther!

How much should the Koran influence our country's laws (source: Pew Research Center)

Pew Research Center: Islam and national laws in the Muslim world

Demonstrating against blogger murders in Bangladesh (photo: DW/A. Islam)

Spate of murders in Bangladesh

See no evil, hear no evil

Edit Schlaffer, founder of the organisation ″Women without Borders″ (photo: ″Women without Borders″)

Interview with the social scientist Edit Schlaffer

Mothers Schools challenge extremism

Algerian author and journalist Kamel Daoud (photo: AFP/Getty Images/B. Langlois)

The Algerian writer Kamel Daoud

Who is the Arab man?

 Der marokkanische Schriftsteller Mahi Binebine; Foto: imago/El Mundo

Interview with the Moroccan writer Mahi Binebine

Forging a future

FBI edits radical Islam out of anti-terror video game: who is the real 'puppet'?

Rebel fighter in Yemen

Saudi intervention in Yemen

Stoking the fires

Afghan refugee children in Islamabad, Pakistan (photo: AP)

Afghan refugees in Pakistan

Underprivileged and unwanted

The Tunisian legal scholar Slim Laghmani (photo: private)

Interview with Slim Laghmani on Tunisia′s national crisis

″We′re halfway there″

Mock-up of a prostitute′s room from the installation ″Grande Maison″ (photo: Soliman/Gielens)

Prostitution in Tunisia

The big reveal

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