Topic: Jihadism | Jihadists

Anti-IS militia – Kurdish Iraqi women on the front near Mosul (photo: Reuters/A. Jadallah)

The Mosul offensive

In enemy heartland

IS child soldiers (photo: picture-alliance/ZUMA Press/Medyan Dairieh)

The Mosul offensive

The Caliphate's cubs

Thousands of demonstrators protested the hanging of Qadri, convicted of assassinating former Punjab governor Salman Taseer in 2011

Saudi influence in Pakistan


A perilous road

Award-winning journalist Patrick Cockburn (photo: Martin Hunter)

Non-fiction: ″The Age of Jihad ″ by Patrick Cockburn

A catalogue of blunders

Nadia Murad (photo: picture-alliance/abacapress)

Profile: Nadia Murad

One woman's fight against Islamic State

Philosopher Slavoj Zizek (photo: picture-alliance/picturedesk)

Slavoj Zizek’s exploration of Islam and modernity

A Eurocentric perspective

In memory of the murdered Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar (photo: dpa/picture-alliance/EPA/Jamal Nasrallah)

The murder of Jordanian author Nahed Hattar

The same stinking swamp

BBC Radio: How Islam got political

Pakistan police escort Maliq Ishaq, leader of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi to the High Court in Lahore (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Str)

Pakistan and sectarianism

The enemy within

"Jihad Selfie" (source: YouTube)

″Jihad Selfie″

No one is born a terrorist

Female IS fighter in Syria (photo: picture-alliance/landov)

Islam and violence


Self-proclaimed jihadists

Refugees at night; photo: DW

Kurdish defence

Peshmerga help families flee from IS

The symbolism of the explosives belt (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/dpaweb/M. Saber)

IS terrorism in Europe

Glorifying terminology

"Bastille Day", source: youtube

French films on terror

Should this be shown?

Following the attack on Nice: France in shock (photo: Reuters)

France following the attack on Nice

Duty-bound to act

"The Snake Charmer", by Jean-Leon Gerome (1824–1904), used on the cover of Edward Said's seminal work "Orientalism"

Jihad and homosexuality: a history of entanglement