Topic: 'Islamic State' | IS

Egyptian man sits in a church following the IS attack on Coptic Christians in Tanta, Egypt (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/AP)

Islam in the Middle East

The curse of religiosity

Al-Shabab fighters on patrol in Mogadishu in 2009. In May 2017 U.S. operations against the al-Qaida linked organisation were stepped up (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/Mohamed Sheikh Nor)

Islamists in Africa

The ever-present threat

Theresa May campaigning in the run-up to the UK general election on 8 June 2017 (photo: Reuters/B. Stansall)

Theresa May, UK Muslims and the fight against terrorism

Hoist with her own petard

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?

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi giving a statement to the press on 26.05.2017 in the wake of the Minya terrorist attack (photo: Reuters)

Egypt's 'anti-terror' campaign

Not all it seems

A Egyptian Copt vents his grief and anger following the terrorist attack in Tanta (photo: Reuters/M. Abd el Ghany)

Terror attack on Egypt′s Christian minority

Why the Coptic focus?

Iraqi army units advance into western Mosul (photo: dpa)

Battle for Mosul

Operation merciless

Iraqi boy riding past a burning oil-field following an IS attack in Qayyarah near Mosul (photo: Getty Images/C. Court)

Arab identity crisis

What is left of the Arabs?

Sunni clerics attend a ″Fighting Extremism and Terrorism″ conference at Al-Azhar in Cairo in 2014

Islam, Al-Azhar and the terrorists′ ideology

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If the cap fits

U.S. President Donald Trump gives a speech following the airstrike on Syria (photo: Reuters)

U.S. missile strike in Syria

Trump turns the table

President of Syria, Bashar al-Assad (source: MPC Journal)

Assad and the rise of IS

My enemy's enemy

Still from ″Heaven will wait″ (source: Neue Visionen Filmverleih GmbH)

Mention-Schaar′s "Heaven will wait"

Rebels without a cause

Man holding a placard at the Trafalgar Square vigil for victims of Wednesday's attack (photo: Getty Images/J. Taylor)

Terrorist attack in London

Keep calm and carry on

Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine in Sehwan, Pakistan, following the IS suicide bombing on 16.02.2017 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Sufis targeted in Pakistan

The dance goes on

Coptic Christians take refuge in the evangelical church in Ismailia, having fled IS in El Arish (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Egyptian Copts flee the Sinai

"They're slaughtering us like chickens"

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