Topic: Islam and democracy

General election in Germany

How will Germany's immigrants vote?

U.S. envoy for peace in Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad speaks during a debate at Tolo TV channel in Kabul, Afghanistan 28 April 2019 (photo: REUTERS/Omar Sobhani)

The art of the deal

Zalmay Khalilzad, the U.S. envoy behind the Taliban's return

Afghan sprinter Kimia Yousofi (photo: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images)

"Their lives are in danger"

Afghanistan’s female athletes sound alarm after Taliban takeover

Three smiling men wearing different religious attire in the colours of the Indian flag (photo: Imago/Indiapicture)

Faith and religious tolerance in India

Where tolerance and segregation go hand in hand

Group E match at the 2019 Asian Cup between Qatar and Saudi Arabia (photo: Getty Images/AFP/K. Desouki)

Saudi Arabia, football and the Olympics

Making the leap from off-side to big league?

A woman holds a picture of Iran's newly-elected president Ebrahim Raisi as supporters celebrate his victory in Imam Hussein square in the capital Tehran on 19 June 2021 (photo: Atta Kenare /AFP/Getty Images)

Raisi inherits an ancient civilisation

The striking continuity of Iran – Persia unchanged?

 20 March 2021, Tehran: Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivering a televised Persian New Year message to the nation (photo: © Iranian Supreme Leader's Office/ZUMA Wire)

Elections in Iran

Khamenei shuts down opposition ahead of upcoming ballot

Algerian voters in Tunisia arrive to the Tunisian Embassy of Algeria to cast their votes ahead of the early general elections scheduled for 12 June, in the capital Tunis, Tunisia on 10 June 2021 (photo: Yassine Gaidi / Anadolu Agency)

Democratic disappointments in Algeria

How can the Hirak meet Algerians' democratic needs?

The seven presidential candidates approved by Iran's Council of Guardians, on the far right Ebrahim Raisi, favourite to win

Iran's 2021 presidential elections

Iran's elite politicians ignore the burning social issues

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