Country: Mashriq

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?

Gas production in Manama, Bahrain (photo: AFP/Joe Raedle)

COVID-19 and Arab economies

Facing the Middle East's perfect – corona-induced – storm

Arab Christians attending a church service (photo: imago)

Women's rights in the Islamic world

Arab Christian women take a stand against church paternalism

Hajj in 2019: Believers in prayer gather round the Kaaba in Mecca (photo: Reuters/W. Ali)

Muslims and the COVID-19 pandemic

No pilgrims in times of coronavirus?

Symbolic image of Muslims breaking the fast during Ramadan (photo: DW)

COVID-19 pandemic

Ramadan during coronavirus – with a virtual community

Imam prays alone in a mosque in Baghdad Iraq.

COVID-19 across the Islamic world

Coronavirus: Practicing Islam amid pandemic

Muslims attend Friday prayers in the Indian city of Ahmadabad (photo: AP/picture-alliance)

COVID-19 pandemic

The world’s religions and coronavirus

Iranians wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus (photo: picture-alliance/AA/F. Bahrami)

Coronavirus in the Islamic world

The challenges of COVID-19

Protesting the arrest of journalists in Cairo (photo: picture-alliance/Zuma Press)

Press freedom under attack

The Arab world's new wave of media repression

Islamists protest the release of Asia Bibi in Pakistan (photo: AFP/Getty Images/A. Hassan)

Human rights in the Islamic world

Battle cry "blasphemy"

(photo: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

Protests in the Middle East

No tyranny without Egypt

Excerpt from an Iraqi maqama manuscript dating from 1237 (source: University of Victoria/Fine Arts)

The maqamas of Ibn Naqiya in German translation

The picaresque poet from Baghdad

Cover and e-book edition of Ofer Grosbard's "The Holy Quran for Educating the Child" in English, Arabic and Hebrew (source: quranet.net)

Interview with Quranet founder Ofer Grosbard

Parenting according to the Koran

Reem Al Farangi from Gaza, founder of Habaybna.net (photo: Claudia Mende)

First Arabic website for parents of disabled children

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"Habaybna" – for advice, community and inclusion

Algerians protesting the election of Tebboune as the new President of Algeria on 13.12.2019 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Arab Spring 2.0

The Middle East's fearless protesters

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