Topic: Muslims in the West

People attend an event in the Sehitlik Mosque in Berlin-Neukolln (photo: Max Zander)

Converts to Islam

German Islam

From right: Manuela Schwesig (German Minister for Families), Nurhan Soykan (Secretary-General of the Central Council of Muslims in Germany) and Erika Theißen (Managing Director of the meeting and training centre for Muslim women in Cologne) at the Islam Conference 2014 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/B. Von Jutrczenka)

The rights of Muslims in Germany

Protected by the German constitution

Taha Hussein (photo: Al Jazeera)

Taha Hussein and the democratisation of education in Egypt

The sea of knowledge

Eric Maddox addressing a gathering of people taking part in a Virtual Iftar Project dinner (photo: Lora Lucero)

The Virtual Iftar Project

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"It is harder to ignore, vilify or harm those with whom we have broken bread"

The Kominas (photo: Eddie Austin/Facebook.com/Kominas)

The Kominas

More than just a Muslim punk band

Open day at the Sehitlik Mosque in Berlin (photo: Peter Zimmermann/picture-alliance)

Islam in Germany

The long road to legal recognition

A young Muslim woman reading a book, San Francisco (photo: Abdel-Rahman Bassa)

Muslim youth in America

The "mipster" phenomenon

Salman Rushdie (photo: AP)

Criticism of Islam and freedom of speech

No pluralism without pussies

A female student wearing a headscarf (photo: picture-alliance/Joker)

The headscarf ruling from Germany's Consitutional Court

Heated debate on all sides

Farid Hafez speaking on the occasion of the presentation of the Bruno Kreisky Award 2010 (photo: cc-by/Fatih Ozturk)

Interview with the political scientist Farid Hafez

"An expression of institutional Islamophobia"

US-American philosopher Martha Nussbaum (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/A. Morante)

Interview with Martha Nussbaum

Overcoming narcissistic fears

Muslim woman with German flag in Berlin (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Young Islam Conference

Headscarves not an issue for young people

Ortakoy Mosque in Istanbul, which is said to be the model for the mosque Turkey offered to build in Cuba (photo: AP)

Turkey's mosque-building programme

Does Turkey aspire to the leadership of the Islamic world?

People attend a rally in memory of the victims of the "Charlie Hebdo" attack in Paris (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Book review: Victoria Schneider's "Are you Charlie?"

A deeply divided country

Lamya Kaddor (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with the Islam scholar Lamya Kaddor

Jihad as a form of youth protest

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