Islam and the modern age
Moving beyond dogmatic doctrine
Interfaith dialogue in Palestine
Reviving a heritage of peaceful co-existence
British fatwa against IS
Breaking the spell of a poisonous ideology

Islam and the modern age

Whoever equates Islam with Islamists has allowed themselves to be taken in by the radicals and ignores the fact that there are many liberal Muslims who have adapted their faith to the requirements of the modern world. By Rainer HermannRead more

Interfaith dialogue in Palestine

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In the village of Kafr Kana in Galilee, Mayor Mujahid Awawida wants to set an example and take a symbolic stand against IS terrorism and religious intolerance: he intends to construct a new complex that will house a mosque, a church and a park. Khaled Hroub has the detailsRead more

British fatwa against IS

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Leading British Muslims have issued a fatwa against the terrorist group Islamic State. The imams are hoping that it will help change the minds of some of the group's supporters. By Kersten KnippRead more

Politics

A man reads the Koran in a mosque in Sanaa (photo: Reuters)

Islam and the modern age

Moving beyond dogmatic doctrine

Kurdish Peshmerga and Shia volunteers in Iraq (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Yazidis and Kurds in Iraq

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Are we arming the right people?

Sheikh Dr Usama Hasan (photo: J. Impey)

British fatwa against IS

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Breaking the spell of a poisonous ideology

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan being sworn into office in Ankara on 28 August 2014 (photo: Reuters)

Turkey's new president

Where to now, President Erdogan?

Society

Wedding Church in Kafr Kana (photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Interfaith dialogue in Palestine

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Reviving a heritage of peaceful co-existence

Si Kaddour Benghabrit (photo: © Public domain via Wikimedia Commons)

Muslims who saved Jews during World War II

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The forgotten Schindlers

Ibrahim Abu Shandi outside the Arab Jewish Community Center in Jaffa (photo: Ulrike Schleicher)

Israeli-Palestinian relations

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Dialogue in a time of conflict

Culture

Fatih Akin (photo: Vanessa Maas/bombero international)

Fatih Akin's film about the Armenian genocide

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Processing a collective trauma

Two Palestinian boys on a film set with a camera (photo: Palestinian Social Cinema Arts Association)

Protest and culture in Palestine

Make art, not war

Murathan Mungan (photo: Ceyda Nurtsch)

Interview with Turkish author Murathan Mungan

"Politics needs a new language"