Topic: Science

Students at the State School of Journalism ISIC in Rabat, Morocco, 31.10.2011 (photo: Thomas Koehler/ picture alliance/photothek)

Standard Arabic, Darija, French or English?

Morocco – a linguistic cold war

Islamic scholar Annemarie Schimmel (photo: Jürgen Eis/Imago)

Women and Islamic studies

Annemarie Schimmel’s pioneering take on Islam

The Israeli scientist Amos Goldberg (left) and the Palestinian scientist Bashir Bashir (right) (photo: www.ushmm.org/BUME)

Middle East conflict

Shoah and Nakba – two interlinked catastrophes

Egyptian intellectual, reformer and cultural politician Taha Hussein (source: Wikipedia)

Taha Hussein, a biography

Modern Egypt's great pioneer

A mosaic of Mary with Jesus Christ and John the Baptist in the Hagia Sophia Mosque museum in Istanbul's Eminonu district (photo: Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images)

Jesus and Mary in the Koran

The message of mercy

Doctor and journalist Nemi El-Hassan (photo: dpa)

Germany: Controversy surrounding journalist with Palestinian roots

The lost honour of Nemi El-Hassan

Secular opposition members in front of a court in Egypt, 22.03.2013 (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Sarhan Dhouib's "Erinnerungen an Unrecht"

Memories of injustice – for the liberation of Arab identity

In "Homeland", starring actress Claire Danes, Shia Hezbollah are allied with the Sunni al-Qaida through their mutual hatred of the U.S. (photo: Sifeddine Elamine /Imago)

The West and Islam 20 years after 9/11

Paranoia, now

Germany/Islamkolleg/symbolic image (photo: Metodi Popow/imago images)

College of Islam opens in Osnabruck

Germany finally gets its own "home-grown" imams

German philosopher Juergen Habermas (photo: Getty Images/AFP/L. Gouliamaki)

Habermas, the Sheikh Zayed Award and Arab reactions

Habermas and the contradictions of the Arab intellectual

Archive photo of sociologist and philosopher Juergen Habermas (photo: Janine Schmitz/photothek/imago images)

German angst and the Sheikh Zayed Book Award

Habermas, philosopher of communication, rejects dialogue

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