Topic: Confessionalismus

Buddhist monks demonstrate in Rangoon in 2012 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Ye Aung Thu)

Islamophobia in Asia

What drives Buddhist anti-Muslim feeling?

"Al-Mushaf wa Qira’atuh", 5 volumes (published by Mominoun Without Borders for Publishing & Distribution/Beirut)

Critical Koran edition "Al-Mushaf wa Qiraʹatuh"

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Explosive potential

Great guys, one and all? Front row, from left to right, Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali next to Ali Abdullah Saleh, Muammar Gaddafi and Hosni Mubarak (photo: dpa)

Tyranny in the Islamic world

Keeping the tribe alive

Abbasid Caliph Al-Qadir bestowing a richly decorated robe of honour on Mahmud of Ghazni in 1000 (miniature from Rashid al-Din’s "Jami' al-tawarikh", via Wikimedia Commons)

Ethnicity in the Muslim caliphates

To be a son of Quraish

Terror attack at Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine (photo: YouTube)

Sufi music under attack in Pakistan

As the sea of love recedes

Unemployed university graduates in Tunis protest the lack of job opportunities (photo: Reuters/Zoubeir Souissi)

The future of the Middle East

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How about a Marshall Plan?

Typical Shia turbans (photo: FARS)

The Sunni-Shia debate

For clarity′s sake

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

Recycle Beirut and Lebanon′s rubbish crisis

Green awakenings

Donald Trump at his inauguration on 20 January 2017 (photo: Reuters)

US Middle East policy under Donald Trump

A recipe for further catastrophes?

Sunnis in Fallujah protesting against the Baghdad central government on 28.12.2012 (photo: Karim Kadim/AP)

Solving the conflicts in the Middle East

Tracing the fault lines

Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) members says they are not involved in terrorist activities

Pakistan′s struggle with sectarianism

Enough is enough

"The Aleppo Project" logo

Reconstruction of Aleppo

″Others destroy and we rebuild″

Sunnis praying in northern Iran (photo: Mehr Agency)

Iran-Saudi conflict

Playing the sectarian card

Islamic State (IS) flag and placard in Daquq district, south of Kirkuk (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Ibrahim)

Volker Perthes: "The end of the Middle East, as we know it"

The end of Sykes-Picot?

Protesters in Beirut demonstrate against the country's waste disposal problems and political corruption (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Lebanon's "You Stink" protest movement

Rubbish knows no religion

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