Teaching about Islam at a German primary school (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Islam and the West

What Islamisation?

The author Hamed Abdel-Samad (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Hamed Abdel-Samads Buch "Mohamed: Eine Abrechnung"

From critique of Islam to post-Salafism

The German philosopher, Juergen Habermas (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Juergen Habermas awarded Kluge Prize for Philosophy

″Asylum is a human right″

The Syrian philosopher Sadiq Jalal al-Azm (photo: DW/Khaled Salameh)

Portrait of the Syrian intellectual Sadiq al-Azm

A critical philosopher and political activist

Logo of the NGO ″Beyond Istanbul″ (Source: ″Beyond Istanbul″)

Anti-construction protests in Turkey

″Reclaim Istanbul!″ – policy vs. architecture

Queen Noor al-Hussein of Jordan (photo: imago/i Images)

Eco-Islam: Noor al-Hussein speaks out

Islam, faith and climate change

Supporters of "Baergida", a Pegida offshoot, demonstrate on 15.06.2015. Their slogan 'Berlin patriots against the Islamisation of The Western World' in Berlin (photo: picture alliance/Geisler-Fotopress/M. Golejewski)

Non-fiction: ″Angst ums Abendland″ by Daniel Bax

The apocalyptics of the West

Seattle from Kerry Park (photo: bala)

Islamic banking

Seattle's initiative has Muslims hopeful

Refugees board bus (photo: Ylenia Gostoli)

Refugees in Israel

Waiting for Holot

Symbolic image of the Hajj ceremony, Mecca, Saudi Arabia (photo: Reuters)


Islamic State's perversion of "Hijra"

Egyptian student Mariam Malak (photo: Getty Images/AFP/K. Desouki)

Corruption in Egypt

Model student becomes anti-corruption icon

Protests in Cairo concerning the arrest of Al-Jazeera journalists (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Egypt′s media and the new anti-terror law

Towing the government line

The Syrian refugee Alaa Houd (photo: DW/Claudia Dehn)

One Syrian refugee’s story

″I could no longer live in Syria″

Pater Mussie Zerai; Foto: Andrea Backhaus

Portrait of the refugee helper Father Zerai

"All these people want is a chance"

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


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