Country: Somalia

Al-Shabab fighters in Somalia (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/F.-A. Warsameh)

Islamism in eastern Africa

Not immune to terror

An unmanned US Predator drone flies over Kandahar Air Field, southern Afghanistan, on a moonlit night, 31 January 2010  (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/K. Wigglesworth)

Interview with journalist Chris Woods on drone warfare

"It's not risk-free war, it's displaced war"

Ayaan Hirsi Ali (photo: AP)

Ayaan Hirsi Ali's controversial theories on Islam

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Hailed as a "female Luther"

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?

Dr. Guido Steinberg (photo: DW)

Interview with Guido Steinberg

"Al-Shabab Attacks Could Destabilize the Entire Region"

Al-Shabaab militiamen near Mogadishu (photo: dapd)

The Case of Somalia

Pirates, Warlords, and Islamists

Praying Malian Muslim men in a refugee camp in Burkina Faso (photo: Peter Hille/DW)

Ansar Dine's religious leader Chérif Ousmane Haidara

''This is not Sharia, but banditry''

Anti-Saleh rally (photo: AP)

Popular Uprising in Yemen

Saleh, Enemy Number One

Member of an Islamist militia in Balad, Somalia (photo: AP)

Islamists in Somalia

Fears of War on the Horn of Africa