Society

Barely access to clean water: people in Idlib are not in a position to protect themselves against coronavirus (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/A. Alkharboutli)

COVID-19 pandemic

Devastated by war, Syriaʹs Idlib braces for coronavirus

 People walk past Syrian restaurants in the Istanbul neighbourhood of Aksaray, August 2019 (photo: picture alliance/AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Turkeyʹs Middle East exiles

Istanbul – the Arab worldʹs beacon on the Bosphorus

Image symbolising the struggle for press freedom in Turkey (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Freedom of the press

Turkey's Pelican group – Erdoganʹs state within a state?

Disinfecting a market in Damascus Old Town (photo: AFP/L. Beshara)

Pandemic update

COVID-19 across the Islamic world – Fighting shy of coronavirus

Muslims attend Friday prayers in the Indian city of Ahmadabad (photo: AP/picture-alliance)

COVID-19 pandemic

The world’s religions and coronavirus

Rainforest deforestation on West Papua, Indonesia (source: Aidenvironment)

Biodiesel production

Destroying Indonesia's virgin forests to protect the climate?

Ambulance crew in Iran (photo: titrebartar)

Coronavirus in the Islamic world

In lockdown over COVID-19

Iranians wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus (photo: picture-alliance/AA/F. Bahrami)

Coronavirus in the Islamic world

The challenges of COVID-19

Women's rights activists protesting in downtown Beirut (photo: Julia Neumann)

Female protesters in Lebanon

Solidarity is the solution!

Protesting the arrest of journalists in Cairo (photo: picture-alliance/Zuma Press)

Press freedom under attack

The Arab world's new wave of media repression

Women providing medical assistance on Baghdad's Tahrir Square (photo: niqash.org)

Iraq's revolutionary women

The female paramedics of Tahrir Square

Hijab-wearing law student stands in Bavaria's Administrative Court. The young woman had appealed against the fact that she was not allowed to wear a headscarf during her legal traineeship in the courtroom  (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Germany's headscarf ruling

The things headscarves reveal

Women's rights activist Huda Khayti in Idlib (photo: Huda Khayti)

The destruction of Idlib

"I'd rather suffer bombs than Assad"

Dutch sociologist Ruud Koopmans (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/gbrci)

Non-fiction: Ruud Koopman's "Das verfallene Haus des Islam"

Cherry-picking for a distorted image of Islam

Urban renewal in Istanbul (photo: Ayse Karabat)

Urban renewal under Erdogan

Istanbul shantytown residents in limbo

Uiguren protestieren in Istanbul gegen die Unterdrückung ihrer Angehörigen in China; Foto: AFP/Getty Images

Uighur repression in China

Beards and hijabs behind bars

Islamists protest the release of Asia Bibi in Pakistan (photo: AFP/Getty Images/A. Hassan)

Human rights in the Islamic world

Battle cry "blasphemy"

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