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Michael Muhammad Knight (photo: Michael Muhammad Knight)

Book review: "Why I Am A Salafi" by Michael Muhammad Knight

An in-depth exploration of Islam

Finger pointing at a page of the Koran (photo: Ulrike Hummel)

Strategies for combating fundamentalist ideologies

Reviving Islam's enlightenment

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"

Demetrios Karamintzas (photo: Demetrios Karamintzas)

Interview with oboist Demetrios Karamintzas

"These children deserve the same opportunities as children anywhere else"

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"

High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini (left) and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Vienna, July 2015 (photo: Reuters/L. Foeger)

After the nuclear agreement with Iran

Where to from here?

Pankaj Mishra at the book fair in Leipzig, 2014 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with author and essayist Pankaj Mishra

"Secularisation has really created a void of understanding"

Omar Sharif (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/A. Medichini)

Obituary: Omar Sharif

Egypt's sun has set

From left: German Minister for Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iranian ambassador to IAEA Ali Akbar Salehi and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Vienna, 14 July, 2015 (photo: Reuters/L. Foeger)

Nuclear agreement with Iran

A major historic breakthrough

Trita Parsi (photo: Becky Geller)

Interview with Iran expert Trita Parsi

A nuclear deal would benefit all parties

Hend Nafea of Egypt, the focus of one of the cases highlighted in "The Trials of Spring" (photo: The Trials of Spring media room)

Interview with director Gini Reticker

"These women do not need to be saved, they need to be heard"

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

The Kominas

More than just a Muslim punk band

Conflict Kitchen in Pittsburgh: promoting greater understanding through food (photo: dpa)

International understanding through cuisine

Food for thought

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

Muslim youth in America

The "mipster" phenomenon

Dr Michael Luders (photo: dpa/Arno Burgi)

Interview with Middle East expert Michael Luders

"Homs is likely to be IS's next target"

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