Topic: Islamism | Political Islam

Maya Yamout (left) and her sister Nancy (photo: private)

Preventing terrorism in Lebanon

Dialogue behind bars

Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb (photo: Reuters)

Interview with Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, grand imam of al-Azhar University

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"What the Islamist armed movements are doing is wrong"

President Erdogan attends the Turkish International Ceremony at Mehmetcik Abidesi Martyrs Memorial to commemorate the centenary of the Gallipoli Campaign, 24 April 2015 (photo: Getty Iamges/ C. Koall)

Rapprochement between Erdogan and the Turkish Army

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Short-term tactic or long-term strategy?

Turkish National Defence Minister Ismet Yilmaz (front) lays flowers on the graves of fallen soldiers, Gallipoli, 25 April 2014 (photo: imago/Xinhua)

The AKP's version of Turkish history

Contrasting interpretations of Gallipoli

Remembering the victims of the Taliban attack on a military school in December 2014 in Peshwar, Pakistan (photo: DW/F. Khan)

Islam in Pakistan

The myth of the Muslim monolith

Members of the Tunisian Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Radical Islamist groups in Tunisia

Tunisian-style jihad

Protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh, denouncing the brutal murder of blogger Avijit Roy on 26 February 2015 (photo: DW)

Rising tension in Bangladesh

Fundamentalists take centre stage amid political discord

An Islamic preacher reading the Koran (photo: dpa)

Islam and religious freedom

Coercion leads to hypocrisy

Lamya Kaddor (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with the Islam scholar Lamya Kaddor

Jihad as a form of youth protest

Islamist rebels in a forest in Dagestan (photo: REUTERS)

Jihadism in Dagestan

A growing problem in the fight against terrorism

Taliban in Helmand Province (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

"Islamic State" versus "Taliban Emirate"

One caliph too many

Demonstration in Amman in support of the Jordanian government in the fight against terrorism (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/R. Adayleh)

After the murder of the pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh

Rage, not fear

Flowers and a placard laid for the two men who were killed by an assassin in Copenhagen at the weekend (photo: AP)

After the Copenhagen attacks

"We are not afraid"

Prof Gudrun Kramer (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/J. Stratenschulte)

Interview with Gudrun Kramer

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Muslims must take a critical look at controversial passages in the Koran

Karen Armstrong (photo: J. D. Sloan)

Interview with Karen Armstrong

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Islamist violence is "in part a product of Western disdain"

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