Topic: Islamism | Political Islam

Religious nationalist Erdogan supporters during a demonstration in Istanbul (photo: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Public debate in Turkey post-Afrin

"There are plenty of traitors"

Muslim reads from the Koran (photo: picture-alliance/ANP/R. Koole)

Islamist ideology debunked

Getting past the abuse

Algerian flag bearing the likeness of President Bouteflika in Algiers (photo: Reuters)

Europe and Algeria

The trust deficit

Lebanese schoolchildren attend a political Islam school (photo: AFP/raseef22)

Lebanon′s education system

The problem with political Islam

Al-Azhar sheikh chatting in a coffee house with young people in Cairo′s Sharabiya quarter (photo: Karim El-Gawhary)

Anti-radicalisation strategies in Egypt

Sheikhs on the beat

Islam scholar Tariq Ramadan (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Accusations against Tariq Ramadan


Yet to be proven

Supporters of Pakistani opposition parties PAT, PPP and PTI at a joint justice demonstration in Lahore on 17.01.2018, protesting the 2014 Model Town tragedy (photo: picture-alliance/ZUMA PRESS/R. Sajid Hussain)

Trump's Pakistan outburst

Reckless tweets vs. democratic hopes

Turkish exiles′ news platform ″Ahval″ (source: Ahval)

Turkish exiles′ news portal "Ahval"

Hardly politically neutral

Protests in Tunis against President Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel (photo: Reuters)

Arab response to Trump's Jerusalem decision

Walking a fine line

People in a hospital in the Syrian province of Idlib (photo: Getty Images/AFP/O. H. Kadour)

Civil war in Syria

Fighting the jihadists with unusual weapons

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz (left) and Heinz-Christian Strache (photo: dpa)

Austria's new programme for government


En route to a restrictive policy on Islam?

Security around Barcelona′s Sagrada Familia is high following the attacks by Moroccan terrorists in August 2017 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/P. Guyot)

Islamist extremism in Morocco

Time for a rethink

The Orient in flux: in 1798 Napoleon′s troops landed in Egypt and dealt a stunning blow to the Muslim Mamluks (source: Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images)

Enlightenment in the Islamic world

Refuting the 'westernisation' narrative

Candidates' banners on display ahead of local elections in Amman, Jordan, 06.07.2017 (photo: picture-alliance/AA/S. Malkawi)

Voter apathy in Jordan

An open invitation

A woman stands at a barbed wire fence, in the background on the other side stands a crowd of people (photo: Benjamin Haas/Fotolia)

Islamic debate about human rights

The erroneous 'cultural distinction'

Muslims and hipsters in Brussels swap clothes for a photo exhibition (photo: DW)

Preventing Islamism in Belgium

Shaking the terrorist image