Society

Hajar Chenarani is one of 14 women to take up a seat in the Iranian parliament in 2017 (source: Hajar Chenarani.ir)

Iran and Saudi Arabia

Chalk and cheese

View of the Makki Mosque roof. In the foreground a student from the Jamiah Darul Uloom University is seen using his mobile. In the background is one of the minarets which the authorities recently had shortened (photo: Philipp Breu)

Sunnis in Iran

The Zahedan network

The ruins of Al-Nuri mosque in Mosul (photo: Reuters/Ahmaq News Agency)

Islamic State′s destruction of Mosul

Razed to the ground

Minaret belonging to the DITIB Central Mosque in Cologne (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

DITIB Central Mosque in Cologne

A place to pray, a place to meet

Afghan girl toting balloons during Nowruz celebrations in Kabul (photo: Reuters/Omar Sobhani)

Negotiating with the Taliban for girls′ education

Treading carefully

Man praying in a synagogue (photo: picture-alliance/DPA)

Controversial documentary on anti-Semitism

"Bibi" TV

Johann Gottfried Herder (photo: dpa/picture alliance)

Johann Gottfried Herder and the Orient

Faith as silent spirituality

Symbolic image of Islamic feminism (source: raseef22)

Women′s rights in Islam

Can feminism be Islamic?

Islamic studies scholar Armina Omerika (photo: Goethe-Universitat Frankfurt am Main)

Interview with Islamic studies scholar Armina Omerika

"Muslims need new ways to approach their religious heritage"

Typical Shia turbans (photo: FARS)

The Sunni-Shia debate

For clarity′s sake

Syrian refugees at the Turkish-Syrian border in Gaziantep (photo: picture-alliance)

"Stranded. Refugees between Syria and Europe"

Forever in transit

Woman places white roses at the platform 17 memorial to Holocaust victims, Grunewald station, Berlin (photo: imago/IPON)

Politics of remembrance

Cracks in the edifice?

Daughters and Sons of Gastarbeiters writers' collective event in bik'bak, Berlin-Wedding (photo: Felix Kayser)

Daughters and Sons of Gastarbeiters writers′ collective

"When I go to Germany, I will buy a red tractor"

India′s Supreme Court in New Delhi (photo: Getty Images)

Muslim talaq law in India

Divorce by email

″Pioneering women in the Arab-Islamic History of Education″: Fatima al-Fihri (source: Raseef22)

Women and Arab-Islamic education

The doyennes of learning

″Extremist Salafism: a youth culture″; brochure issued in 2015 by the NRW interior ministry (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Combatting Salafist radicalisation in Germany

Under scrutiny

Tabassum Adnan talks to the female jirga (photo: Khwendo Jirga)

Women in Pakistan

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Challenging the patriarchy

Donald and Melania Trump board Air Force One on 19 May 2017, destination Saudi Arabia (photo: Reuters)

Islam, Judaism, Christianity and Donald Trump

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So much cotton candy

Federal Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel meeting representatives of religious communities in North and West Africa, the Middle East and Europe at the German Foreign Office for the international ″Peace responsibility of religions″ conference (photo: dpa)

″Peace responsibility of religions″ conference

Religion′s potential for peace

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