Society

Arabic writing on a blackboard (photo: dpa)

The uncertain future of Modern Standard Arabic

A language in decline

Muslim women read the Koran (photo: Reuters)

Controversial manifesto against "new anti-Semitism" in France

Cutting Suras to suit

Israeli author Lizzie Doron presents her book "Who the Fuck Is Kafka" during the press conference in Prague, Czech Republic, November 8, 2016 (photo: Imago/CTK Photo)

Israeli author Lizzie Doron on Independence Day

"Israel is facing crucial decisions"

Refugees scale Melilla border fence (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/S. Palacios)

Migrating across the Mediterranean

Escape at all costs

Egyptian football star Mohamed Salah (photo: picture-alliance)

Egyptian football

Sun god, star, Mo Salah

The Syrian Archive website (source: syrianarchive.org)

The Syrian Archive

Netting the war criminals

Drawing showing torture of women in Syrian prisons (source: Senem Demirayak)

Syrian women in Assadʹs prisons

No end to Bashar's crimes against humanity

Protesting against Lebanonʹs rubbish crisis in summer 2015 (photo: Goethe-Institut/Antoine Abou-Diwan)

Lebanonʹs rubbish crisis and youth protests

"If not us, then who?"

Frauenparade pakistanischer Soldatinnen in Islamabad; Foto: AFP

Women in the Saudi military

It's a tough call

Muslim feminist Asma Lamrabet (photo: asma-lamrabet.com)

Islamic inheritance law in Morocco and Tunisia

Feminist Asma Lamrabet under pressure

View of Hasankeyf (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Turkeyʹs controversial Ilisu dam project

The countdown has begun

Jasser Murtaja was shot while wearing a press flak jacket (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Palestinian journalists in the Middle East conflict

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In the crosshairs

Feridun Zaimoglu (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Erwin Elsner)

Interview with Turkish-German writer Feridun Zaimoglu

"A Muslim cannot be an identitarian"

From left to right: great uncle Awad, aunts Sofia and Fawzia and grandmother Tamam in Nablus, Palestine in 1968 (photo: private)

Stories from the Palestinian diaspora

My grandmother, the selfie generation, and I

Sociologist Armin Nassehi (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Interview with the sociologist Armin Nassehi

The token politics of "Heimat"

Tunisian Yassine Rihani spent three months working at the Education Centre for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Nuremberg (photo: ifa/Kuhnle)

Rights for the disabled in Tunisia

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Inching towards inclusion

"Al-Mushaf wa Qira’atuh", 5 volumes (published by Mominoun Without Borders for Publishing & Distribution/Beirut)

Critical Koran edition "Al-Mushaf wa Qiraʹatuh"

Explosive potential

Murdered in Auschwitz: the Jewish Arabist Hedwig Klein (photo: private, undated)

Hedwig Klein and "Mein Kampf"

The unknown Arabist

AfD election poster in Berlin′s Kreuzberg district (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Islamophobia in Germany

"We need a new debate about racism"

Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan stands next to Mahatma Gandhi (source: Creative Commons)

Pashtun freedom fighter Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

Islam's forgotten "Gandhi"

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