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A supporter of Pierre Vogel during a Salafist rally in Frankfurt on Main on 7 September 2014 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/B. Roessler)

Salafists in Germany

A simple world view and the promise of paradise

Muhsin Hendricks (photo: Jannis Hagmann)

Interview with the South African imam Muhsin Hendricks

"Islam does give us leeway to think"

Navid Kermani (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with Navid Kermani

"One should take the religious façade seriously"

Photo symbolising Christianity, Judaism and Islam (photo: picture-alliance/Godong)

"Peace is the Future" meeting in Antwerp

A world in flames

Ahmed Seif al-Islam (photo: youm7)

On the death of the Egyptian activist Ahmed Seif al-Islam

An indomitable fighter and visionary

Members of the BMPPD (photo: Federation of Muslim Boy and Girls Scouts of Germany)

Muslim boy and girl scouts in Germany

A commitment to peaceful coexistence

People attending the German Muslim community's day of action against extremism and injustice in Berlin (photo: DW/Ali Almakhlafi)

Debate about the role of Muslims in fighting Islamist terrorism

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IS is not just a Muslim problem

Participants at the congress "Horizons of Islamic Theology" in Frankfurt (photo: Institute for the Study of Islamic Culture and Religion)

The Congress "Horizons of Islamic Theology"

A disintegration of Islam?

The Egyptian blogger and activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

After the release of Egyptian blogger Alaa Abdel-Fattah

Freedom of expression at an all-time low

Samaritan pilgrims on Mount Garizim (photo: samaritans-museum.com)

Samaritans in Nablus

The other "People of Israel"

Prof Farid Esack (photo: University of Johannesburg)

Interview with Farid Esack

"Pluralist societies are about give and take"

Professor Mohammed Dajani-Daoudi (photo: private)

Portrait: Mohammed Dajani-Daoudi

From hardliner to peacemaker

Kaiser Wilhelm II on a state visit to the Ottoman Empire in 1917 (photo: picture-alliance/Akg-images)

Germans and Ottomans in the First World War

A partnership of privilege

A man reads an Internet report about the "Sharia police" in Wuppertal on 5 September 2014 (photo: Oliver Berg/dpa)

The "Sharia Police" in Wuppertal

Playing on a widespread fear of Islam in Germany

Wedding Church in Kafr Kana (photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Interfaith dialogue in Palestine

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Reviving a heritage of peaceful co-existence

Si Kaddour Benghabrit (photo: © Public domain via Wikimedia Commons)

Muslims who saved Jews during World War II

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The forgotten Schindlers

Ibrahim Abu Shandi outside the Arab Jewish Community Center in Jaffa (photo: Ulrike Schleicher)

Israeli-Palestinian relations

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Dialogue in a time of conflict

Maha El-Kaisy-Friemuth (photo: private)

Interview with Maha El-Kaisy-Friemuth

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"We urgently need reform within Islam"

Oldknow Academy in Birmingham, England, one of the Birmingham Schools at the centre of the "Trojan Horse" inquiry (photo: Getty Images)

The Trojan Horse scandal in the UK

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Claims and counterclaims

Emel Zeynelabidin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Book review: Emel Zeynelabidin's "You grow up only in this life"

The headscarf is not a gauge of devoutness

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