Society

Syrian chef Malakeh Jazmati (photo: ZS Verlag 2017)

The integration litmus test

Success for some means failure for others

The Umayyad Mosque in Damascus (photo: Issam Hajjar)

The "Syrian Heritage Archive Project"

Syria's cultural landscape lives on – in Berlin

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

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