Topic: Muslims in the West

Who decides what constitutes ʹhomelandʹ? Homeland Minister Horst Seehofer thinks he knows (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Germanyʹs new Homeland minister

No to religious parity

The German Cabinet: Spahn | Barley | Klockner | von der Leyen | Maas | Merkel (photo: picture-alliance/Sven Simon/E. Kremser)

Germany's new cabinet

Where's the ethnic diversity?

Anti-Afrin offensive graffiti on the side of a DITIB mosque in Minden, Germany (photo: Ozturk)

Mosque attacks in Germany

The wrong target

Soubhi Shami plays Elsewhere Bird (source: Theater der Jungen Welt, Leipzig)

″Der Vogel Anderswo″ – Elsewhere Bird

Nurturing empathy

Muslim teacher Fereshta Ludin (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Headscarves and neutrality

"It′s our decision!"

Islam scholar Tariq Ramadan (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Accusations against Tariq Ramadan


Yet to be proven

Father Tobias Zimmermann, principal of the Catholic Canisius Kolleg in Berlin (photo: Stefan Weigand)

Interview with Father Tobias Zimmermann

"Islam confronts us Christians with long-overdue debates"

Arab youth (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Friedrich Ebert Foundation publishes MENA youth study

The optimism of youth

Armin Langer (photo: K. Harbi)

Anti-Semitism debate in Germany

Time for objectivity

People attend an open day at a mosque in Hürth, Germany (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Pew Research Center study


Islam does not stand in antithesis to the West

Seamstress Reyhane and fashion designer Claudia Frick (photo: Nicole von Alvensleben)

Refugee integration in Germany

A future made to measure

Polizeieinsatz in New York City nach einem islamistischen Terroranschlag: Ein NYPD-Officer sichert eine Fußgängerbrücke an der Stuyvesant High School; Foto: AP

White terrorism

Murder on their minds

′Ottoman Hostel′ Sufi centre in Germany′s Eifel region (photo: DW/M. Odabasi)

Religious freedom in Germany

Constitutionally irrelevant

Protesting the passing of Quebec's Bill 62 (source:

Bill 62 – Quebec′s burka ban

Veiled bigotry

Luther monument in Mohra, Germany (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Reformation Day and Islam in Germany

A chorus of convictions

It is two years since the summer of Germany′s open-door policy: volunteers assist refugees arriving at Munich railway station on 5 September 2015 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Germany's refugee influx two years on

Where there's a will