Society

Georges Gerges, 90, nicknamed "Captain' feeds his cats at the corner of a street in the industrial zone of Dora on the northern outskirts of Beirut on 8 November 2017 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/J. Eid)

Social inequality in the Arab world

There is no state in Lebanon

Symbolic image for headscarf debate: Primary schoolgirl with headscarves in Berlin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The headscarf debate

Don't ban – educate and emancipate!

Portrait of a blue-eyed woman wearing a niqab (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/P. Ending)

Salafism in Germany

Iʹll wear a niqab if I want

Psychologist Burkhard Hofmann, author of "Und Gott schuf die Angst: Ein Psychogramm der arabischen Seele", And God created fear: A psychogram of the Arab soul (source: YouTube)

Burkhard Hofmann's "And God created fear"

A psychogram of the Arab soul

Moroccan classroom in Rabat (photo: Reuters/Y. Boudial)

Moroccan school curricula

French, Arabic, Moroccan, Amazigh?

Harmonica app (source: Harmonica Facebook page)

Matchmaking for millennials

Finding a spouse the halal way

Pakistani Hijras attend a transsexual demonstration in Copenhagen, Denmark on 15 August 2015 (photo: Imago/Dean Pictures)

Transgender rights

Pakistan's Hijra hold their heads high

Bonn street worker Saloua Mohammed (photo: DW/Matthias von Hein)

Salafism in Germany

Battling radicalisation on the streets

Pakistani human rights activist Jalila Haider (photo: private)

Interview with Pakistani human rights activist Jalila Haider

"Women need to fight with all their might"

Her parents' home town in Syria; German-Syrian Huda Al-Jundi with her book at the Frankfurt Book Fair; Worms on the Rhine (photo: private)

The integration game

A German-Syrianʹs trip to the hairdresser

Kids in Rurka Kalan, India decide on fair play rules as part of the "Kick for Tolerance" initiative (photo: YFC Rurka Kalan)

Pakistan and India

Punjabi kids kick for tolerance

Rohingya refugee Fatima (photo: DW/Ines Pohl)

Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

Fatima, the Rohingya, tells her story

Al-Azhar University campus in Cairo (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/AA./A. Ramadan)

Higher education in the Middle East

Low standards, wrong content

Supporters of the right-wing Identitarian movement demonstrate in Berlin, June 2016 (photo: imago)

NGO with an Identitarian agenda

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Preying on Syrian war widows

Rose Coco from South Sudan with her son Yusuf (photo: Goethe-Institut/Aya Nabil)

Egyptian society

Migrants – ever the foreigners?

Muhammad Iqbal with his family (photo: DW/R. Aslam)

Organ trafficking

Profiting from Pakistanʹs poor

Jewish cemetery in Essaouira, Morocco (photo: Claudia Mende)

Moroccoʹs Jewish legacy

The Rabbi of Essaouira

Islamic scholar and philosopher Abdolkarim Soroush (source: YouTube)

Interview with Islamic scholar and philosopher Abdolkarim Soroush

"The Sufis were prophets of pluralism"

Egyptian athlete Manal Rostom (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Nike/V. Balla)

Egyptian athlete Manal Rostom

Nike's 'hijab survivor'

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