Topic: Islamism | Political Islam

Protest in Pakistan (photo: AFP/Getty Images/A. Majeed)

Radicalisation among Barelvis in Pakistan

The spread of violent fanaticism

People march in Paris in tribute to Samuel Paty (photo: Michel Euler/AP/picture-alliance)

Islamist terror in France

The agitators are right next door

People outside the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem (photo: AFP/Getty Images/Ahmad Gharbali)

A sacred site in Jerusalem

The new Saladin

Children climb on an abandoned Soviet tank in Mazar-e-Sharif (photo: AP)

Afghanistan's decline and long search for peace

A slide into war and chaos

Soldier in Afghanistan with a flower in his rifle (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

19 years on from 9/11

Has Germany failed in Afghanistan?

President Erdoğan and senior Turkish ministers attend Friday prayers at Hagia Sofia, 24.07.20 (photo: picture-alliance/AA/M. Kamachi)

Interview with Olivier Roy on the conversion of Hagia Sophia

"Islamising stones is easier than Islamising souls"

Still from "Baamum Nafi", lit.: Nafi's father (source: Joye Didi Entertainment Company)

Islamism in Senegal

A fight for the soul of Islam

Syymbolic image of the threat to peace in Afghanistan; suicide attack in Kabul, August 2019 (photo: AFP/W. Kohsar)

No end to conflict on the Hindu Kush?

Islamic State threatens long-term peace in Afghanistan

Muslim Brotherhood supporters in Cairo (photo: Awad Awad/AFP/Getty Images)

Discourse and our terms of reference

Politics and religion in Islam – one world or two?

Fehmi Jadaane is one of the Arab world's leading intellectuals, philosophers and reform thinkers. He lectures in Islamic philosophy in Jordan, France and Kuwait and has published numerous books on political thought in Islam (photo: screenshot Alaraby TV/YouTube)

Interview with pioneering Islamic thinker Fehmi Jadaane

What is the essence of Islam, and does it need reforming?

A fence at the closed border between Qatar and Saudi Arabia (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Valeriy Melnikov)

Arab states

Pandemic shines a light on the Gulf's three-way split

Iraqi defendant, Taha al-J., believed to have belonged to Islamic State, hides his face as judges arrive in the courtroom for the start of his trial for genocide and murdering a young Yazidi girl he held as a slave, on 24 April 2020, at the Higher Regional Court in Frankfurt am Main, Germany (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. Dedert)

Islamic State on trial

Prosecuting IS returnees in Germany takes the law's longest arm

Fighter with the UN-backed government forces of Libya seen south of Tripoli (photo: picture-alliance/Xinhua/H. Turkia)

A truly international conflict

How can Europe help prevent the carving-up of Libya?

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