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The National Museum in Beirut, Lebanon (photo: Juliane Metzker)

The National Museum in Beirut

Fighting to save the region's cultural heritage

People attend an event in the Sehitlik Mosque in Berlin-Neukolln (photo: Max Zander)

Converts to Islam

German Islam

Young people celebrate the Holi-inspired Festival of Colour in Ramallah, 27 August 2015 (photo: Shadi Hatem)

Life in the West Bank

The changing face of Ramallah

Leila and Mustafa (photo: DW/Louise Osborne)

Syrian refugees in Turkey on the Syrian conflict

Keeping the revolution alive

Azraq refugee camp in the Jordanian desert (photo: World Vision/R. Neufeld)

Jordan and the influx of refugees

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The true Samaritans

From right: Manuela Schwesig (German Minister for Families), Nurhan Soykan (Secretary-General of the Central Council of Muslims in Germany) and Erika Theißen (Managing Director of the meeting and training centre for Muslim women in Cologne) at the Islam Conference 2014 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/B. Von Jutrczenka)

The rights of Muslims in Germany

Protected by the German constitution

Michael Muhammad Knight (photo: Michael Muhammad Knight)

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

An in-depth exploration of Islam

Quote from a poem by Turgut Uyar with the hashtag #siirsokakta (source: Ozge Ozkul/bianet)

The #siirsokakta movement in Turkey

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The poem is on the street

Immanuel Kant (photo: Döbler/DW)

Interview with Rachid Boutayeb and Michael Roes

A trans-cultural dialogue on enlightenment

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

Strategies for combating fundamentalist ideologies

Reviving Islam's enlightenment

Taha Hussein (photo: Al Jazeera)

Taha Hussein and the democratisation of education in Egypt

The sea of knowledge

Dr Shirin Ebadi (photo: Reuters)

Interview with Shirin Ebadi

Time for a human rights deal in Iran

Banner hung between two lamp-posts by protesting Syrian refugees in Dortmund (photo: Janina Semenova)

Syrian refugee protest in Germany

"We have to save the lives of our wives and children"

Photo symbolising women and Islamic State (source: picture-alliance/dpa)

The IS manifesto for women

Baiting the jihadi brides

Poster advertising Abla Fahita's TV show in Cairo (photo: Elisabeth Lehmann)

Abla Fahita: an Egyptian media phenomenon

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The taboo-challenging puppet

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"

Esraa el-Taweel (photo: private)

Abducted civilians in Egypt

The disappeared

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"

Residents of Berlin protesting about the threatened closure of the fruit and vegetable shop Bizim Bakkal in Berlin Kreuzberg (photo: James Robinson)

Anti-gentrification protests in Berlin

How a Turkish vegetable shop became a symbol of Berlin

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