Topic: History of Islam

"Al-Mushaf wa Qira’atuh", 5 volumes (published by Mominoun Without Borders for Publishing & Distribution/Beirut)

Critical Koran edition "Al-Mushaf wa Qiraʹatuh"

Explosive potential

Illustration from "The Book of Exposition" (published in 1900)

The Book of Exposition

An archaeology of erotica

Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan stands next to Mahatma Gandhi (source: Creative Commons)

Pashtun freedom fighter Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

Islam's forgotten "Gandhi"

Abbasid Caliph Al-Qadir bestowing a richly decorated robe of honour on Mahmud of Ghazni in 1000 (miniature from Rashid al-Din’s "Jami' al-tawarikh", via Wikimedia Commons)

Ethnicity in the Muslim caliphates

To be a son of Quraish

Square coins dating from the Almohad era (source: Raseef 22)

The Islamic reformer Ibn Tumart

The man who changed the course of Islamic history

A woman looks at a map at the exhibition "Jews, Christians and Muslims: Scientific Discourse in the Middle Ages, 500–1500" (photo: dpa)

Exhibition: "Jews, Christians and Muslims" in Berlin

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Dispelling myths

Demonstrators burn an Israeli flag in Berlin-Neukölln (photo: imago/snapshot)

Muslim anti-Semitism

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Pointing the finger

Monument of the Muslim philosopher Averroes (photo: Manolo Blanco; source: Flickr)

Averroes' Enlightenment legacy

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An intellectual earthquake

Students protest in front of Azhar University in Cairo on 27.12.2012 (photo: Reuters)

Debating secularism and religion in the Islamic world

No threat to faith

The Orient in flux: in 1798 Napoleon′s troops landed in Egypt and dealt a stunning blow to the Muslim Mamluks (source: Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images)

Enlightenment in the Islamic world

Refuting the 'westernisation' narrative

Luther monument in Mohra, Germany (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Reformation Day and Islam in Germany

A chorus of convictions

Ebrahim Yazdi during a press conference in Tehran in 2005 (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Obituary: dissident Ebrahim Yazdi

An emblematic figure of Iranian politics bows out

Iranians walk past the Khomeini Mausoleum in Tehran (photo: picture-alliance)

Book review: Henner Fürtig on Iran

Through Realpolitik-tinted glasses

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im (photo: scholarblogs.emory.edu/aannaim)

Interview with Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im

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"We are in the middle of a transformative process"

What remains of the al-Hadba minaret belonging to Mosul′s 12th century Great Al-Nuri Mosque (photo: Reuters)

Cultural heritage in Syria and Iraq

Casualties of war

Muslims and Jews take part in a Stop Trump demo in Berlin, February 2017 (photo: Salaam-Shalom Initiative)

The nature of Islam

Neither violence nor peace

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