Topic: Shia Islam | Shiite Muslims

King Abdullah and members of the royal family (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Saudi Arabia

Facing a Plethora of Fundamental Challenges

Beirut near the Iranian embassy after the attack on 19 November (photo: Reuters)

Hezbollah after the Beirut Attacks

A Battle on Many Fronts

Shiite proitestors in Iran in 2013 (photo: icana.ir)

Sunni-Shia Relations

Plea for a Muslim Peace

Lebanese army troops fighting radical sheikh al-Assir in Sidon (photo: Reuters)

Tension between Sunnis and Shiites in Lebanon

New Lines of Demarcation

Roxana Saberi (photo: Grenzgänger Fotografie)

Interview with Roxana Saberi on the Elections in Iran

''The Syrian Situation Is Sending a Message to the Iranians''

Man registering to vote (photo: MEHR)

Iran in the Run-up to the Presidential Election

Electoral Poker in Tehran

Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsandjani (photo: ILNA)

Iran in the Run-up to Presidential Elections

The Reformers' Swan Song

Anti-government demonstration in Ramadi, Iraq, in February 2013 (photo: Reuters)

Iraq Ten Years after Saddam

Disenchanted Nation

Photo symbolising an Islamic religion class in a German school (photo: dpa)

Islamic Religion Classes in German schools

Who Decides?

Christian service in the Serkis Church in Tehran (photo: MEHR)

Turning away from Shia in Iran

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''A Tsunami of Atheism''

Gallows in Iran (photo: MEHR)

Justice in Iran

Petty Criminals Sent to the Gallows

Grand Ayatollah Hossein-Ali Montazeri (photo: Getty Images)

Reformist Theologians in Iran

The Search for Montazeri's Heirs

Abdolkarim Soroush (photo: ISNA)

Iranian Reformist Thinkers in Exile

More Freedom, Less Impact?

King Abdullah surrounded by members of the Saudi royal family (photo: epa/Saudi Press Agency)

Saudi Arabia's Foreign and Security Policy

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Categorical Imperative

Students matriculate at the department for Islamic Studies in Sarajevo (photo: Charlotte Wiedemann)

Islam in Bosnia

''We belong to the West, culturally and mentally''

Iran's revolutionary leader Ali Chamenei (photo: dpa)

Iran's Electoral Strategy

All Options off the Table?

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