Topic: Islam and democracy

A woman stands in front of a poster declaring that elections in Iran are for the protection of the country (photo: Mehr)

Iranian Journalists under Pressure

Arrest or Exile

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and Gen. Necdet Ozel, Turkey's new Land Forces Commander and acting Chief of Staff (photo: AP)

Turkey's Military versus the Government

From Military Tutelage to Civilian Authoritarianism?

Nado Abo El-Nada, center, candidate of the Salafist al-Nour party during the election campaign (photo: Reuters)

Salafists in Egypt

Exploiting the Weakness of the People

The faculty of Natural Sciences of the University of Tripoli (photo: private copyright)

The University of Tripoli

The Desolate Wasteland of Gaddafi's Education System

A young man walks past graffiti that reads 'revolution' in downtown Cairo (photo: dpa)

2011 in the Arab World

No Reason to Fear the Democratic Experiment

Editors working for the weekly newspaper 'Libya Al Jadeeda' (photo: Werner D'Inka)

The Post-Gaddafi Era

Teaching and Learning for a New Libya

A demonstrator in Yemen (photo: AP)

Review of Michael Lüders' book on the Arab Spring

How the Arab Revolution Is Changing the World

Advertising material for Baheya Mohammed, the first Egyptian candidate to stand for election in a niqab (photo: dapd)

The Role of Religion in Egyptian Society

''Dictatorship is out in Egypt''

Egyptians in Cairo demonstrating against Mubarak (photo: dapd)

The Reaction of Egyptian Politicians to the Elections in Tunisia

''Egypt Is Not Tunisia! Or Is It?''

Anti-government protesters shout as they hold a poster of Kamal Al-Amri, pictured, a member of Morocco's main opposition Islamist group who died in June from wounds sustained during a pro-reform demonstration several days earlier, during a rally organized by the 20th February movement in Rabat, Morocco, Sunday June 5, 2011 (photo: AP/Abdeljalil Bounhar)

Ziad Majed on Islamism and the Arab Spring

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''The Term Islamist Doesn't Mean Anything Anymore''

Erdogan (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The Arab Islamists and Erdogan's Turkish Islam

Secularism as a Protector of Religion

Nilüfer Göle (photo: picture-alliance/ZB)

Interview with Nilüfer Göle

Shifting Identities and the Stakes of Turkish Democracy

Acehnese students sing during the visit of Indonesia president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to their new school in Bireuen, Aceh province, Indonesia (photo: AP)

Integrated Islamic Schools in Indonesia

Secular Subjects within a Religious Framework

Ripped Gaddafi poster (photo: dapd)

Interview with Ahmed Shebani

For a Secular and Democratic Libya

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah (photo: AP)

Interview with Abdul Aziz Al-Khamis

Saudi Arabia Doomed to Renewal

Young Egyptian reading Al-Ahram, one day after Mubarak's fall (photo: AP)

The Image of the West in the Arab Media

The Perception of the Other

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