Society

Many churches, like this one in Qaraqosh, not far from Mosul, were destroyed by IS (photo: M. Moskwar)

Christians in Iraq

Coping with wrack and ruin

Piles of sorted cardboard at Recycle Beirut (photo: Lilian Natalie Mauthofer)

Recycle Beirut and Lebanon′s rubbish crisis

Green awakenings

″Istanbul″ board game illustration (by Pegasus-Spiele)

The German board game 'Istanbul'

Good clean Oriental fun?

Islamic theologian Sheikha Halima Krausen (photo: Carolin Kubo)

Interview with Sheikha Halima Krausen

″Women do the real work!″

Multipliers during a training course at police headquarters in Cologne (photo: Avista Assadi)

Countering radicalisation with '180° Turn'

Together we are strong

Germany′s Federal Ministry for Migration and Refugees in Chemnitz (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Underage refugees and family reunification

Who needs parents?

Activists in Cairo demonstrate against the Mubarak regime (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Social media and the Arabellion

The myth of the Facebook revolution

The Syrian city of Maalula (photo: picture-alliance)

Churches in Syria after the fall of East Aleppo

Time for a new beginning

Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Ayatollah Khamenei (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader)

Iran's economy after the nuclear agreement

State firms win most foreign deals

Smartphone with Twitter logo in front of the word 'Cairo'

Social media against Islamic extremism

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An invisible battle

Father Filtawos stands in front of the altar of his church in Ezbeth Raflah (photo: Flemming Weiss-Andersen)

Egypt′s Coptic Church

The cost of a cornerstone

Symbolbild "Noktara - Nachrichten aus dem Morgenland, schon heute!"; Quelle: noktara.de

Satirical news website Noktara

A laughing matter

Women speaking in a discussion (photo: British Council)

Gender equality in the Middle East

To the benefit of all

"Judenschein" belonging to Fred Amram's mother (source: private)

Trump′s plans for the USA

Beware Muslim registration!

Author and UAE ambassador to Russia Omar Saif Ghobash (photo: Sigrid Estrada)

Omar Saif Ghobash′s ″Letters to a young Muslim″

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Seeking the Muslim individual

Police line faces those exiting Cologne main railway station on New Year′s Eve 2016 (photo: Getty Images)

′Nafri′ debate after New Year's Eve in Cologne

In the white bubble

Refugees in the Moroccan province of Nador gaze down on the Spanish exclave Melilla (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Moroccan migration expert Hicham Aroud

″Cologne 2015 was a watershed″

Delegates at the New German Media Makers National Congress (source: http://www.neuemedienmacher.de)

The New German Media Makers

″Give everyone a voice″

Imam Reza shrine in Mashhad (photo: private)

The influence of Iran′s religious foundations

Faith and profit enshrined

Muslims in Germany (photo: dpa)

Muslims in Germany following the Berlin attack

"It's not our fault!"

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