Country: Maghreb

An overcrowded boat filled with refugees (photo: AP)

After the refugee catastrophe in the Mediterranean

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How the EU is killing refugees

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

Radical Islamist groups in Tunisia

Tunisian-style jihad

An Islamic preacher reading the Koran (photo: dpa)

Islam and religious freedom

Coercion leads to hypocrisy

The Algerian writer Malek Alloula (photo: Krzysztof Zielinski)

Obituary: the Algerian writer Malek Alloula

A prophet unaccepted in his own country

Koran (photo: Ulrike Hummel/DW)

Manifesto published by Muslim intellectuals

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For Islam and democracy

Assia Djebar (photo: picture-alliance/obs)

Obituary: the Algerian author Assia Djebar

Trailblazer for her country, her gender and her continent

A mosque and a church in Beirut (photo: DW/K. Zein-Eddine)

Religious communities in the Middle East

No to sectarianism; yes to equal citizenship!

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"

A fighter from Zintan brigade watches as smoke rises after rockets fired by one of Libya's militias struck and ignited a fuel tank, Tripoli, 2 August 2014 (photo: Reuters)

Civil war in Libya

A stateless society

A sign reading "Stop Multi-culti. My homeland will remain German" at a Pegida demonstration in Dresden, 12 January 2015 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/A. Burgi)

After the Paris attacks

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The dangerous "alliance" between Islamism and Islamophobia

Al-Azhar university in Cairo (photo: Getty Images)

Reactions to the "Charlie Hebdo" attack in the Arab world

"Radicals killed radicals"

Recep Tayyip Erdogan (left) on a state visit to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran (photo: Mehr)

The Middle East in 2014

New regional power games

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

Qantara review 2014

Your favourite articles of the year

Dhafer Youssef Band performing at the Morgenland Festival in Osnabruck on 21 September 2014 (photo: Morgenland Festival Osnabruck)

Interview with Michael Dreyer of the Osnabruck Morgenland Festival

A hub connecting the Orient and the Occident

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