Imam Mohamed Tahi Sabri deplores the rise in Islamophobia in Germany. With state elections in Berlin scheduled for this weekend, he has been trying to mobilise the Muslim vote – no easy task. By Chris CottrellMore
Idyllic gardens, legendary princesses and mythical beasts: ancient artefacts that show 8000 years of early Persian history are now making their debut for the first time outside Iran. The German exhibition reveals the origins of present-day Iran.