Country: Iran

Sufi mystic Rumi (photo: dpa/CPA Media)

The filming of Rumi

Everybody's darling

Yemen′s former minister for human rights, Hooria Mashhour (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with Hooria Mashhour

On the rebels′ blacklist

Prayer hall inside Duisburg′s Merkez Mosque on ″Open Mosque Day″ (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/M. Skolimowska)

The Reform Islam debate

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Islam doesn′t need a Martin Luther!

Friedrich Ruckert (1788-1866) (photo: Suddeutsche Zeitung)

150th anniversary of Friedrich Ruckert′s death

Forget Goethe, read Ruckert

Proteste konservativ-islamischer Studenten in Teheran für eine "widerstandsfähige Wirtschaft" und gegen die ökonomische Öffnung des Landes und Integration des Iran in die Weltwirtschaft; Foto: Fars

Politics and economics in Iran

Pie in the sky

Sufi Muslim praying in the Bahaduria Sufi Mosque in Kabul (photo: SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)

Combatting violent extremism

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Could Sufi Islam be the cure-all?

US President Barack Obama at the Gulf Co-operation Summit in Riyadh on 21.04.2016 (photo: Reuters/K. Lamarque)

Saudi-US relations

Chilly diplomacy

Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar (photo: DW)

A report by Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar

″Pinning our hopes on a murderer″

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visiting a bazaar in Tehran (photo: Bernd von Jutrczenka/dpa)

Cultural rapprochement with Iran

Laden with promise

Still from ″Lantouri″ (source: International Film Festival Berlin)

Iranian feature film "Lantouri"

A society in close-up

Afro-Iranian woman in southern Iran (photo: Mahdi Ehsaei)

″Afro-Iran″ photo book

The Persian Gulf′s forgotten minority

Saudi troops on their way to fight Houthi rebels in Yemen

Saudi Arabia and Iran

Defeat Islamic State - or become it

Parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections in Tehran (photo: Reuters/R. Homavandi)

Elections in Iran

A lesson for the powerful and the disempowered

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (photo: Klassik-Stiftung Weimar)

Goethe and Islam

Religion has no nationality

Shia Muslims protest in Pakistan following a terrorist attack in Lahore on 22 January 2014 which killed 24 Shia pilgrims (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Sunni-Shia tension

Islam versus Islam

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