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Dilara Bagiyeva, 41, a victim of domestic violence in Azerbaijan (photo by Tofik BABAYEV/AFP)

Femicide in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan activists sound alarm over femicide wave

Doctor and journalist Nemi El-Hassan (photo: dpa)

Germany: Controversy surrounding journalist with Palestinian roots

The lost honour of Nemi El-Hassan

Poster for Islamic History Month Canada (by kind permission of Islamic History Month Canada, Kingston)

Canada's Islamic History Month 2021

Fighting "othering" on all fronts

Sex worker on the street in Tehran, Iran (photo: Mehr)

Prostitution in the Islamic Republic of Iran

Open-minded, loving... and desperate

German Ju 52 on Crete in 1943 (photo: German Federal Archive / Feichtenberger / CC-BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0 DE <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/de/deed.en>, via Wikimedia Commons)

Middle East in the Second World War

Nazis had their sights set on Palestine

Vinu Aram (photo: Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/dpa/picture alliance)

Religions for Peace conference in Lindau

Fighting hate speech, climate change and COVID-19 together

Still of an alley in the prostitutes' ghetto Shahr-e No in Tehran before 1980 (source: ROUYDAD24.IR)

Prostitution in the Shah's Iran

Shahr-e No – "the neighbourhood of the sorrowful"

A Muslim woman prays during Eid-Ul-Fitr, 2017 (photo: Sanka Vidanagama/ZUMAPRESS/imago images)

Future-proofing Islam

Focus on the soul of Islam

Muqtada Haider turns the switches to transfer electricity to private homes in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, 10 September 2021 (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

Iraq's electricity crisis

Iraqis left in the dark by their corrupt politicians

General election in Germany

How will Germany's immigrants vote?

Owner Kazem Mabhutian, 63, serves tea at the smallest and oldest teahouse tucked away in an alleyway of the Grand Bazaar in the Iranian capital Tehran on 20 September 2021 (photo: ATTA KENARE / AFP)

Life in Iran

Treats and tradition in Tehran's oldest, tiniest teahouse

In "Homeland", starring actress Claire Danes, Shia Hezbollah are allied with the Sunni al-Qaida through their mutual hatred of the U.S. (photo: Sifeddine Elamine /Imago)

The West and Islam 20 years after 9/11

Paranoia, now

Coimbra riverfront with the old cathedral (photo: Marta Vidal)

Arabic inscription on Coimbra Cathedral

"Greatness will remain"

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