Society

Minaret detail of the King Fahd Academy, Bonn, 29.08.2016 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/O. Berg)

German-Saudi relations

A Salafist bone of contention

A family group in Baku stadium (photo: UNFPA in Azerbaijan)

Azerbaijanʹs struggle to promote the value of girls

Imams against sex-selective abortion

The Brandenburg Gate illuminated in the colours and symbols of the Turkish flag on 29.06.2016 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/K. D. Gabbert)

“New Istanbul” in Berlin

Turkish brain drainers versus guest workers

Michael Blume and Zehra Tayanc (photo: Rahel Taubert)

One interfaith couple's story

Our three weddings – civil, Muslim, and Christian

Symbolic image of a photographer with camera (photo: Fotolia/milkmanx)

Western news coverage

The white perspective

Information leaflets: Police in Lower Saxony are seeking to attract more migrants (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/H. Hollemann)

Migrants and Germany's labour shortage

The tightrope between prospects and prejudice

Students chatting in Istanbul (photo: picture-alliance/jtimage/B. Juettner)

Women in Turkey

The headscarf is slipping

Women protesting in Kabul (photo: DW/H. Sirat)

Peace talks with the Taliban

Where are Afghanistan's women?

Beer from the mostly Christian village of Taybeh in the West Bank (photo: picture-alliance/Nur Photo/M. Alhaj)

Beer from the Holy Land

Kosher and halal

Statue of Frederick the Great at Zinna Monastery (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Book review: Joseph Croitoru's "Die Deutschen und der Orient"

Between contempt and fascination

Opening of the African community centre in Jerusalem in 1996 attended by the author (photo: private)

Jerusalemʹs Africans

Alienation and counter-alienation

"High Atlas Foundation" logo (source: YouTube)

The High Atlas Foundation's pro-poor approach

Future-proofing Morocco

Sun behind the minarets of Istanbul (photo: dpa)

Book review: Bettany Hughes' "Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities"

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Cementing the Orientalist legacy

Yemenʹs old town, consisting of thousands of high-rise loam houses up to eight storeys high, was surrounded by a city wall with eight gates, of which only one survives: the Bab al-Yaman (Yemen Gate), built in 1875 and brought into its present form by the Turks in 1905 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Sanaa in the 19th century

A city of gardens, Greeks and Turks

Refugee newspaper "Migratory Birds" (photo: Marie-Christine Spies)

"Migratory Birds" newspaper

Giving refugees a voice

The Digital Activism Forum in Ramallah (photo: Tessa Fox/DW)

Palestinians criticise Internet censorship in Israel

"They are afraid of the truth"

"House of One" info pavilion in Berlin (photo: DW/Christoph Strack)

Berlinʹs House of One

Offering a triune solution

German anthropologist Dieter Haller (photo: Karima Ahdad)

Interview with German anthropologist Dieter Haller

"Freedom of speech has long been empty rhetoric"

Islamic scholar and managing director of the AIWG, Jan Felix Engelhardt, during the 2018 AIWG doctoral students′ forum (photo: Dilruba Kam)

Germany′s Academy for Islam in Research and Society

Filling a void in the discourse

Tunisʹ first female mayor, Souad Abderrahim (photo: DW/N. Alsarras)

Souad Abderrahim: Mayor of Tunis

The "Sheikha", the city and its problems

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