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Islamic Studies professor Mona Siddiqui (photo: private)

Mona Siddiqui on Brexit, Muslims and the migrant issue

How do you welcome someone?

Volunteers operate a stall at Baghdad City of Peace Carnival held on World Peace Day (source: iqpeace.com)

Baghdad City of Peace Carnival

Grassroots, green shoots

South African Muslim theologian Farid Esack (photo: dpa)

Muslim theologian Farid Esack

More than just an "Israel critic"

Author and journalist Mohamed Amjahid (photo: Goetz Schleser/Hanser Verlag)

Non-fiction: Mohamed Amjahid′s "Unter Weißen"

"Racism, like a plastic bottle in the sea…"

Conversion of refugees in a Berlin church (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Afghan refugees and the right to remain

Fast-track baptisms

Stacks of Aleppo soap in a factory in Aleppo′s Old Town (photo: Reuters)

Aleppo soap

Balsam from a war zone

NGO employees protest against the constitutional changes passed by the Turkish parliament in January 2017 (photo: Reuters/U. Bektas)

Closure of NGOs in Turkey

Forced to down tools

Saudi women waiting to be picked up by their drivers (photo: Getty Images/AFP/F. Nureldine)

Saudi health reforms and women′s rights

Still a sore point

Arabic cultural cafe Naqsh (photo: Hakim Khatib/MPC Journal)

″Naqsh″ – the Arabic cultural cafe

Amman's bridge builders

Lutheran pastor Mitri Raheb (photo: Diyar Center)

Interview with Lutheran pastor Mitri Raheb

″Till we have a fair peace″

Many churches, like this one in Qaraqosh, not far from Mosul, were destroyed by IS (photo: M. Moskwar)

Christians in Iraq

Coping with wrack and ruin

Piles of sorted cardboard at Recycle Beirut (photo: Lilian Natalie Mauthofer)

Recycle Beirut and Lebanon′s rubbish crisis

Green awakenings

″Istanbul″ board game illustration (by Pegasus-Spiele)

The German board game 'Istanbul'

Good clean Oriental fun?

Islamic theologian Sheikha Halima Krausen (photo: Carolin Kubo)

Interview with Sheikha Halima Krausen

″Women do the real work!″

Multipliers during a training course at police headquarters in Cologne (photo: Avista Assadi)

Countering radicalisation with '180° Turn'

Together we are strong

Germany′s Federal Ministry for Migration and Refugees in Chemnitz (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Underage refugees and family reunification

Who needs parents?

Activists in Cairo demonstrate against the Mubarak regime (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Social media and the Arabellion

The myth of the Facebook revolution

The Syrian city of Maalula (photo: picture-alliance)

Churches in Syria after the fall of East Aleppo

Time for a new beginning

Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Ayatollah Khamenei (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader)

Iran's economy after the nuclear agreement

State firms win most foreign deals

Smartphone with Twitter logo in front of the word 'Cairo'

Social media against Islamic extremism

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An invisible battle

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