Topic: Ramadan

The Egyptian series "El-Ekhteyar 2" was created by a production company with close ties to the military - and promotes a narrative to match (photo: ON TV)

Mass propaganda in Egypt

"El-Ekhteyar 2" – twisting the facts for President Sisi

Scene from the Moinuddin Chishti Sufi shrine complex in Ajmer, northern India (photo: Marian Brehmer)

The alchemy of fasting

Ramadan – a feast for spirit and soul

Turkish soaps conquer the Arab world. "1001 Nights" is one of the Turkish dizis (photo: Tmc Film)

Turkey's handle on soft power

Hit TV series from Turkey conquer the Arab world

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

Ramadan in Sri Lanka (photo: Reuters/D. Liyanawatte)

Ramadan during coronavirus

Pyramids at Giza bear the message "Stay Home" on 18.04.2020 (photo: picture-alliance/Xinhua/A. Gomaa)

COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus takes no account of Ramadan

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

COVID-19 pandemic

Ramadan during coronavirus – with a virtual community

Anti-government protests in Algiers (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Popular uprisings in the Islamic world

Algiers, Khartoum… that trembling moment

Islamic scholar Peter Heine (source: Klaus Wagenbach Verlag)

Book review: Peter Heineʹs "The Culinary Crescent"

Pepper... a universally-used condiment

Non-fasting demonstrators in Tunis protest the daytime closure of cafes and restaurants during Ramadan, 27.05.2018 (photo: Ismail Dbara)

The right not to fast during Ramadan

Tunisians call on the Constitution

Symbolic image of Ramadan (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/N. Mounzer)

Fasting during Ramadan

Too much of a good thing

Nadia Doukali′s Iftarlendar for Ramadan (photo: private)

The Iftarlendar

An "Advent calendar" for Ramadan

Eric Maddox addressing a gathering of people taking part in a Virtual Iftar Project dinner (photo: Lora Lucero)

The Virtual Iftar Project

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"It is harder to ignore, vilify or harm those with whom we have broken bread"

Breaking the fast in Brazil's "Islamic heartland", Recife. Photo: Ekrem Güzeldere

Ramadan in Brazil

Maintaining the tradition

A mountain landscape in Iran (photo: FARS)

Islam and environmental protection

Embracing a greener Ramadan

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