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German soldiers in conversation with village dwellers near Kunduz in 2011 (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

After the Taliban attack on Kunduz

Lacking political vision

Foreign fighters allied with the PPU in Syria (photo: DW/K. Sheikho)

Combatting Islamic State

Foreign fighters ″crusade″ against IS

Kristin Helberg (photo: Jan Kulke/photoartberlin)

Kristin Helberg goes on record about the Syrian conflict


″We need an alternative to Assad″

Queen Noor al-Hussein of Jordan (photo: imago/i Images)

Eco-Islam: Noor al-Hussein speaks out

Islam, faith and climate change

Seattle from Kerry Park (photo: bala)

Islamic banking

Seattle's initiative has Muslims hopeful

The French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Refugee crisis in Europe

The price of European indifference

Palestinians burn an image of President Assad (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Civil war in Syria

First Assad, then "Islamic State"

Anti-American graffiti outside the former US embassy in Tehran (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

US–Iranian relations

The end of Iran's Islamic Revolution

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


"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"