Country: Syria

Inmates sit in a prison for IS militants in Hassakeh, Syria (photo: picture-alliance/ZUMAPRESS/C. Guzy)

Syria and Iraq

Islamic State seeking to profit from coronavirus pandemic

Disinfecting a market in Damascus Old Town (photo: AFP/L. Beshara)

Pandemic update

COVID-19 across the Islamic world – Fighting shy of 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

Syria's Idlib: A humanitarian disaster

Countless migrants gather at the blocked Turkish-Greek border crossing near Edirne (photo: picture-alliance)

Refugee crisis on the Greek-Turkish border

Europe's liberal warriors put democracy to the sword

Women's rights activist Huda Khayti in Idlib (photo: Huda Khayti)

The destruction of Idlib

"I'd rather suffer bombs than Assad"

Dutch sociologist Ruud Koopmans (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/gbrci)

Non-fiction: Ruud Koopman's "Das verfallene Haus des Islam"

Cherry-picking for a distorted image of Islam

Sama standing on ruins in Aleppo in 2016. She holds a placard which says "This is Aleppo. What's justice?" (source: "For Sama"/Waad al-Kateab)

Documentary film: "For Sama"

The girl from a country in ruins

Syrian civilian in the ruins of Idlib (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

War in Syria

The horror of Idlib

Uiguren protestieren in Istanbul gegen die Unterdrückung ihrer Angehörigen in China; Foto: AFP/Getty Images

Uighur repression in China

Beards and hijabs behind bars

Muzoon Almellehan in 2018 at the United Nations in Geneva (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Muzoon Almellehan awarded German peace prize

"If you have an education, no-one can take it away from you"

Member of the YPG observes as IS positions near Baghouz come under attack in Syria (photo: Getty Images/AFP/G. Cacace)

Counter-terrorist, terrorist – what's the difference?

YPG returnees under suspicion

Prisoner in a cell standing looking out of the window (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Islamism in Germany

Preventing radicalisation in prisons

Iran expert and journalist Reza Alijani (source: YouTube)

Interview with Reza Alijani on Soleimani's assassination

In the wake of Iran's shadow commander

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