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Mehdi Benatia in action for AS Rome (photo: UPDATE IMAGES PRESS/Isabella Bonotto)

Moroccoʹs football star Mehdi Benatia

No defence against an own goal

Friendly between Germany and Saudi Arabia on 08.06.2018 – Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan on the bench (photo: Reuters)

Germany's identity crisis

Gundogan and Ozil are not the problem!

Section of the cover to Rachid Aylalʹs "Sahih al-Bukhari… The end of a legend" (photo: Raseef22)

Spotlight on Sahih al-Bukhari

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Rocking the foundations of Islam

Street scene in Amman (photo: picture-alliance/AA)

Cultural shift in Jordan

A slow awakening

"Welcome" in Persian, written on the window of a refugee reception centre in Tubingen, Germany (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/S. Gollnow)

When East meets West

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Debunking the ʹclash of civilisationsʹ myth

Non-fasting demonstrators in Tunis protest the daytime closure of cafes and restaurants during Ramadan, 27.05.2018 (photo: Ismail Dbara)

The right not to fast during Ramadan

Tunisians call on the Constitution

Cover of Can Mereyʹs "Der ewige Gast. Wie mein tuerkischer Vater versuchte, Deutscher zu werden" – The Eternal Guest. How My Turkish Father Tried to Become German (published in German by Blessing)

Germanyʹs Turkish migrants

The need to be somebody

Iranian-French sociologist Farhad Khosrokhavar (photo: AFP/Damien Meyer)

Interview with the sociologist Farhad Khosrokhavar

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Radicalisation in the suburbs

Pilgrims receive a blessing at the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar (photo: Philipp Breu)

Visiting the Sufis in Sehwan Sharif

Defying the extremists

Remembering the murdered journalist Gauri Lankesh in Calcutta (photo: Imago/Hindustan Times)

Freedom of speech under threat in India

An army of Hindutva trolls

Hand-written edition of the Koran in Cairo (photo: Reuters)

Anti-Semitism

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There is no tradition of anti-Semitism in Islam

Hafida Khatib in her flat in the Palestinian refugee camp Burj el-Barajneh, Lebanon (photo: Diana Hodali/DW)

Palestinian refugees in Lebanon

"I've never forgotten Palestine"

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?"

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