Topic: Muslims in 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

Evacuation by train from the Ukraine (photo: Getty Images)

Europe, Ukraine and refugees

Compassion, a sliding scale?

Young, feminist, Muslim - Toya Zurkuhlen is an editor at the "Datteltäter" and converted to Islam four years ago (photo: Julius Matuschik)

Muslimas on Instagram

The many ways to tie a headscarf

Sufi Mysteries Quartet montage, showing the covers of all four books. The final volume, "The Peace", is due to be published in 2022 (source: Laury Silvers)

Laury Silvers' "Sufi Mysteries Quartet"

Sleuths on a Sufi path

EU emergency summit on Russian war in Ukraine, 10-11 March 2022, Versailles, France (photo: AP/picture-alliance)

War in Ukraine

What does defending Europe mean?

Ozan Zakariya Keskinkilic (photo: Meltem Kaya)

Muslims in the West

Can democracy tolerate Muslims at all?

His rapping tells the story of his family’s migration: singer Eko Fresh in concert (photo: Marc Oliver John/imago images)

60 years German-Turkish Recruitment Agreement

German-Turks take the arts by storm

During "dhikr", Sufis try to get closer to God through musical meditation –  here at the Rabbaniyya Centre on Lake Constance, Germany (photo: Julius Matuschik/islamimbild.de)

Islamic mysticism

A flute like the breath of God

Oldknow Academy, one school at the centre of the Trojan Horse scandal (photo: Getty Images)

Islamophobia

Trojan Horse affair: Muslim Council of Britain calls for independent inquiry

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

Fatima & Zawahry's "American*ish"

Not quite the American dream

Former lawyer Said Haider and Meta initiator (photo: private)

First ever antidiscrimination chatbot

Meta: standing up to racism

Benjamin Idriz is imam of the Islamic community in Penzberg and chairman of the "Munich Forum for Islam" (photo: Astrid Schmidhuber/imago images)

Islam in Germany

Imam Idriz – "We need to allow controversial discussion"

Catalan-Moroccan author Najat El Hachmi (photo: Orlanda Verlag)

Najat El Hachmi’s "La filla estrangera"

An irrepressible desire for freedom

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