The not-so-United Kingdom
A potentially sticky wicket
Fasting during Ramadan
Too much of a good thing
Islamism in Germany
Jihad in the schoolyard
The Turkish-Kurdish conflict
Friend and foe

The not-so-United Kingdom

Although a majority of Asian and Muslim voters rejected a Brexit, about a third did vote for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Thomas Baerthlein reports from London about their motives – and increasing concerns about the negative fallout of the referendum on all ethnic minorities, particularly Asians and MuslimsRead more

Fasting during Ramadan

Ramadan is like Islam as a whole: from a distance, people are scared of it. But close up, it′s wonderful. If only it weren′t for an uncomprehending majority on one side, and the pious hard-core fasters on the other. By Anja HilscherRead more

The Turkish-Kurdish conflict

The Kurdish PKK and the Turkish government are both relying on a number of local and regional allies – in a conflict, inextricably linked to the war in Syria, which is likely to rumble on for years to come. An analysis by Cengiz CandarRead more


PKK militants in Diyabarkir (photo: STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

The Turkish-Kurdish conflict

Friend and foe

Brexit flags in Ramsgate (photo: Getty Images/AFP/C. J. Ratcliffe)

The not-so-United Kingdom

A potentially sticky wicket

Abdelilah Benkirane, General Secretary of the Justice and Development Party – PJD (photo: DW)

Religion and politics in Morocco

Blurred lines

Archive image of Merkel and Erdogan (photo: dpa)

Turkey and the refugee deal

False friends forever


Symbolic image of Ramadan (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/N. Mounzer)

Fasting during Ramadan

Too much of a good thing

Homophobic graffiti on a house wall (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. Nimani)

Islam and homophobia

The hatred on our doorstep

Araq refugee camp, Jordan (photo: Dana Ritzmann)

Azraq refugee camp

Captives of the desert


Author Shumona Sinha, winner of the International Literature Prize (photo: DW/S. Peschel)

Interview with French-Indian author Shumona Sinha

″Looking for the truth″

Human rights lawyer Arsalan Iftikhar a.k.a. The Muslim Guy (photo: private)

Arsalan Iftikhar is the Muslim Guy

″Scapegoats: How Islamophobia helps our enemies and threatens our freedoms″

Bachtyar Ali (photo: YouTube)

Book review: Bachtyar Ali′s ″Der letzte Granatapfel″

Buried treasure

Indonesian novelist Eka Kurniawan (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Goh Chai Hin)

Book review: Eka Kurniawan′s ″Beauty is a wound″

A hidden literary gem