Column of IS vehicles (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

IS and the lessons learnt

Negotiating beyond time and space

Following the Paris attacks, Muslims protest against violence in the name of Islam (photo: Getty Images/AFP/O. Morin)

After the Paris attacks

The emotional helplessness of Muslims

A woman in Beirut mourns one of the victims of 12 November 2015. The deceased was member of the Shia Hezbollah militia, which is engaged in fighting with Islamic State (photo: Reuters)

Victims of terror

Do we care about Arab lives?

Jihadist fighers for Islamic State (photo: Colourbox/krbss)

The Paris attacks and Arab responsibility

Are we accomplices?

The French political scientist and Islamic studies expert Olivier Roy (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with the Islam expert Olivier Roy

European Islam: destined to be ignored

Houcine Abbassi from the UGTT (photo: Reuters)

Tunisia's union leader Houcine Abbassi

The intermediary

Mourner holds a tag saying ′I′m a Parisian" (photo: Reuters/K. Pempel)

IS terror in Europe

Crossing a psychological line

Flowers laid at one of the attack sites: Club Bataclan in Paris (photo: Reuters)

Paris terrorist attacks

A terrible case of deja-vu

Mourners in the Moroccan capital Rabat remember the victims of the Paris attacks (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/A. Senna)

Arab reactions to the Paris attacks

Uneasy bedfellows in the fight against IS

Civilians flee Assad's bombs in Aleppo (photo: Reuters)

Chronicle of a war foretold

Redefining the "Syrian" conflict

Erdogan talks to the crowds after dawn prayers at Eyup Sultan Mosque in Istanbul on 2 November 2015 (photo: picture-alliance/AA/Turkish Presidency/Y. Bulbul

Turkish general election

Erdogan′s second chance

The Israeli historian Tom Segev (photo: picture-alliance/APA/HANS KLAUS TECHT)

Interview with the Israeli historian Tom Segev

″United Jerusalem is a myth″

US Foreign Minister John Kerry with Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo (photo: Reuters/B. Smialowski)

The West and the Islamic world

The despotic temptation

The German and Israeli flags flying in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/R. Schlesinger)

Israel in the media

Fighting the empty phrase

Erdogan′s supporters in Ankara celebrate the AKP′s victory (photo: Reuters)

Turkey′s general election

"The AKP's nationalist strategy has paid off"

Lebanese demonstrators protesting in Beirut in February 2013 (photo: DW)

Post-Arabellion reform deadlock

The logic of power

Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: imago/Belga)

Turkey′s general election

Peace a top priority

Mass gathering to commemorate bomb blast victims in Ankara (photo: Reuters/U. Bektas)

Turkey's general election

Overshadowed by violence and political polarisation

The ″Knotted Gun″ peace symbol at the United Nations in New York (photo: imago stock&people)

Solutions to the Syrian conflict

Diplomacy rather than deadlock

Russian Sukhoi Su-27 fighter jets (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Y. Kochetkov)

Russia′s air strikes in Syria

Courting the aggressor