Topic: 'Islamic State' | IS

German journalist and author Birgt Svensson (source: screengrab, SWR mediathek)

Birgit Svensson's biographical account "Murderous Freedom"

Between heaven and hell – fifteen years in Iraq

IS symbols on a road near Tikrit, Iraq (photo: Reuters/T. Al-Sudani)

IS fighters in Iraqi prisons

The next terror generation?

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

Salafism in Germany

Battling radicalisation on the streets

Political scientists Nader Hashemi and Danny Postel (photo: private)

Interview with political scientists Nader Hashemi and Danny Postel

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The West's "intellectually lazy" obsession with sectarianism

Rival militias fighting in Tripoli, Libya (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Turkia)

Internecine struggles

Libyaʹs free for all

Eid ul-Adha prayers in Assalema Mosque, Ariana, a suburb of Tunis (photo: DW/M. Mahjoub)

A new start for jihadists?

Tunisiaʹs bid to rehabilitate its returnees

Attack of the World Trade Center, 11 September 2001 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/C. Soi Cheung)

The legacy of 9/11

Why the world needs to re-think its war on terror

Young people protest against the government in the southern Iraqi city of Basra (photo: AP/picture-alliance)

From Basra to Baghdad

Young Iraqis rise up for a life worth living

Extremism researcher Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck (source: YouTube)

Interview with extremism researcher Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck

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"Being part of a ʹcommunityʹ transcends everything"

Syrians use dirt to put out a fire at the scene of a reported air strike in the district of Jisr al-Shughur, in Idlib Province, on 4 September 2018 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/O. H. Kadour)

The Idlib offensive

Nourishing Syria's terrorist tree

Iraqi youth and elders browse a book display at a festival titled "I am Iraqi.. I read" at a park in Mosul on Saturday in the first event of its kind after the city was retaken from IS militants (source: Rudaw English; Twitter)

Iraq post-IS

Mosulʹs cultural comeback

Mizyed's son looks at the scars of torture on his back in their shelter in a Lebanese refugee camp, Bekaa Valley (photo: DW/A. Vohra)

Torture under the Assad regime

Syrian detainee No. 72

Thomas Ruttig, co-director of the "Afghanistan Analysts Network" (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Interview with Thomas Ruttig

Afghanistan's democracy in reverse gear

Iraqi citizens shout slogans as they gather to protest against government due to lack of basic services and frequent power outages in front of the governor's building in Iraqʹs oil-rich Basra province on 15 July 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo)

A new quality of civil unrest

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Is Iraq steering towards post-sectarianism?

Yazidi women baking bread in a clay oven on Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq (photo: DW/Sandra Petersmann)

Yazidis mourn their devastated community

Sinjar is not Mosul

Young people watch a burning car during a riot in a Paris suburb (photo: picture-alliance/abaca)

Radicalisation in European cities

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Hotbeds of anger and resentment

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