Topic: Islam and the West

A Tunisian woman wearing a "burkini", a full-body swimsuit that covers everything except the face, feet and hands, walks in the sea with a young child at Ghar El Melh beach in Tunisia, on 16 August 2016 (photo: Fethi Belaid/AFP)

France and Islam

French mayor reignites burkini row

Vladimir Putin hosts Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi in the Kremlin, January 2022 (photo: picture-alliance)

Ukraine war

Iran – at Putin's beck and call?

Ukrainian PM Vlodomyr Zelenskyy and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: PPO/Reuters)

War in Ukraine

Implications for the future of EU-Turkey relations

A newly restored grave in the cemetery of St. George's Monastery, Mosul, Iraq (photo by Judit Neurink/DW)

Christians in the Middle East

Rebuilding churches in Iraq

Irpin is only 20 kilometres from Kyiv - the city has recently been the scene of fierce fighting (photo: Getty Images)

War in Ukraine and the West

Putin's fight and our illusions

A picture shows an Iraqi architect exiting a traditional house amid renovations in the old town of Iraq‘s northern city of Mosul, on 23 February 2022 (photo: Zaid Al-Obeidi/AFP)

Reconstruction in Iraq

Mosul's Old City rises from rubble in Iraq

Ozan Zakariya Keskinkilic (photo: Meltem Kaya)

Muslims in the West

Can democracy tolerate Muslims at all?

Alexander Scheer as lawyer Bernhard Docke and Meltem Kaptan as mother Rabiye Kurnaz in Andreas Dresen's latest film (photo: Andreas Hoefer/Pandora Films)

Berlinale 2022: "Rabiye Kurnaz vs. George W. Bush"

The Guantanamo mother

Afghans camping outside a government office in Herat, Afghanistan (photo: Petros Giannakouris/AP/dpa/picture-alliance)

Afghanistan's humanitarian crisis

End the economic blockade

France: a white rose on the pavement marks the second anniversary of the Bataclan attacks (photo: Reuters/E.Laurent)

France and terrorism

No time to heal

Still from Iman K. Zawahry's "American*ish" (distributed by

Fatima & Zawahry's "American*ish"

Not quite the American dream

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