Veiled policewoman in Gaza (photo: AP)

Policewomen in Gaza

Chaste and in Conformity with Islam

David Grossman

Peace Prize for David Grossman

How People Respond to the Conditional

Judah Passow (photo: private copyright)

The Photographer Judah Passow

An Eye for the Tragedy of the Conflict

A boy with a Turkish and a German flag (photo: AP)

Migration in Germany

A boy with a Turkish and a German flag (photo: AP)

Migration in Germany

Ahmad Sarmast (photo: Martin Gerner)

Revival of Afghan Music

Fiddles for Kabul

Cover "Siwan", Jon Balke, Amina Alaoui (image: ECM)

Jon Balke's and Amina Alaoui's Album "Siwan"

The Free Spirit of Al Andalus

Asra Nomani (photo:

Interview with Asra Nomani


'Gender Jihad' in the Service of Women's Rights

The Burka in France (photo/image: AP/DW)

Debate on Islam and National Identity in France

Burka not Welcome

Sadiq Al-Azm (photo: Ikhlas Abbis)

Portrait Sadiq Al-Azm

An Argumentative Arab Enlightener

Nasr Abu Zaid (photo: Erhard Brunn)

Interview with Nasr Hamid Abu Zaid

''I am a Witness to the Changes in Islam''

Mohammed Abed Al-Jabri (photo: Middle East Online)

Portrait of the Philosopher Mohammed Abed al-Jabri

Critique of Arab Reason

Videotape of Egyptian Ayman al-Zawahiri, right-hand man of Al Qaida mastermind Osama bin Laden, on Pakistani TV (photo: dpa)

Interview with Guido Steinberg

The Close and the Distant Enemy: Islamic Terrorist Networks

Cover "The Bin Ladens" by Steve Coll

Steve Coll's "The Bin Ladens"

A Dynasty of Extremes

Cover "The Politics of Chaos", by Olivier Roy

Olivier Roy: "The Politics of Chaos"

No Geostrategy of Islam

Family members of the victims of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center gather at the base of the ground zero site for a ceremony marking the two year anniversary of the attacks in New York, September 11, 2003 (photo: AP)

Lawrence Wright's "The Looming Tower"

Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11