Profile: Christian Awhan Hermann
Finding a mosque for Germany’s first gay imam
The Arter, art and gentrification
Modern art makeover in Istanbul?
Islamism in Germany
Fighting Salafists with YouTube satire
Ibtisam Azem's "The Book of Disappearance"
We woke to find them gone

Profile: Christian Awhan Hermann

Christian Awhan Hermann is the first openly gay imam in Germany. His mission: to give a voice to fellow Muslims who are facing discrimination. By Anna FriesRead more

The Arter, art and gentrification

A new modern art museum recently opened its doors at the heart of Istanbul's working-class Dolapdere neighbourhood. An opportunity for this culturally diverse quarter or a threat in an area recognised as a social flashpoint? Ulrich von Schwerin reports on the relationship between art, commerce and gentrification on the BosphorusRead more

Islamism in Germany

The state government of North Rhine-Westphalia is relying on wit and humour as an antidote to Islamist extremism. "Jihadi-Fool" is the name of a new YouTube channel targeting young people. By Louisa WrightRead more

Book review: Ibtisam Azem's "The Book of Disappearance"

In her latest novel, "The Book of Disappearance", Palestinian author Ibtisam Azem strikes a nerve with a fantastical tale that simultaneously fascinates and moves the reader, presenting the moral drift that can set in when people are confronted with the insoluble. Marcia Lynx Qualey read the bookRead more

Politics

Syrian refugees arrive at the Oncupinar crossing gate, close to the town of Kilis, south central Turkey (Getty Images/AFP/B. Kilic)

EU refugee deal

Erdogan wants rid of the Syrian refugees

A pall of smoke hangs above the Aramco oil refinery in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia (photo: Reuters/Planet Labs)

Houthi attacks on Saudi oil facilities

Hitting Saudi Arabia where it hurts

Symbolic image: Knesset election (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Another round of Knesset elections

Deciding Netanyahu's fate

Society

Melon stall in front of the Arter Museum in Istanbul's Dolapdere district (photo: Ulrich von Schwerin)

The Arter, art and gentrification

Modern art makeover in Istanbul?

Veiled: DW correspondent Fanny Facsar in Yemen (photo: DW)

Conflict in the Gulf

Covering Yemen's forgotten war

Barrels of whisky in the cellars of the Murree Brewery in Rawalpindi, Pakistan (photo: Philipp Breu)

Rawalpindi's Murree brewery

Beer and whisky made in Pakistan

Culture

 Salafism recruitment symbolic image (picture-alliance/dpa/R. Peters)

Islamism in Germany

Fighting Salafists with YouTube satire

Palestinian author Ibtisam Azem (photo: private)

Book review: Ibtisam Azem's "The Book of Disappearance"

We woke to find them gone

Turkish rapper Saniser (photo: leo xandre)

Shaking the status quo in Turkey

#Susamam rappers: "Turkish society is on our side"

Archive image: India's Gujarat State Chief Minister Narendra Modi looks on at the Gujarat University Convention Centre in Ahmedabad on 17 September 2011 (source: Getty Images/AFP/S. Panthaky)

Cultural politics in India

India's celebrities confront Hindu nationalism