Topic: Sunni Muslims | Sunni Islam

Taliban officials break up a women's demonstration in Kabul (photo: Wakil Kohsar/AFP)

Afghanistan under the Taliban

Back to the past

Symbolic image: Druze men in traditional garb (photo: Jalaa Marey/AFP)

Syria’s restive South

Making the Druze choose

Muqtada al-Sadr's angry supporters made it onto the roof of the government palace (photo: Hadi Hizban/AP/dpa/picture-alliance)

Political crisis in Iraq

Fighting for Shia hearts and minds

Spectacular light show at the Soundstorm Festival in Saudi Arabia (photo: Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images)

Sex life in Saudi Arabia

Lifting the veil

The illuminated tomb of Shah Jamal in Lahore (photo: Marian Brehmer)

Islam in Pakistan

The land of the Sufis

 From the 13th century, Egyptian artisans made the kiswa, the giant black cloth that covers the Kaaba in Mecca's Grand Mosque (photo: Khaled DESOUKI/AFP)

Hajj pilgrimage

Egypt family keeps alive kiswah tradition

The family of murdered student Naira Ashraf at the trial of alleged killer Mohamed Adel (photo: Khaled Desouki/AFP)

Femicide in Egypt

"If you say no, you'll be in trouble"

Film poster "The Lady of Heaven" (source: imdb.com)

Cancelling "The Lady of Heaven"

Why the fuss over the Prophet's daughter?

A woman walks past graves in the new cemetery on the western side of Iraq's northern city of Mosul, 9 June 2021 (photo: Getty Images)

Middle East

In Iraq, sectarian prejudice goes beyond the grave

Not yet legal in Germany: joint filled with cannabis (photo: Vincent Michel/Le Mensuel de Rennes/picture-alliance)

Cannabis and Islam?

There is no one single answer

UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nayhan and Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Jakarta, 2019 (photo: AA/picture-alliance)

Islam in Southeast Asia

Autocratic versus democratic Islam

The Republican People s Party CHP and citizens held a protest against high electricity and natural gas bills in Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey on 12.02.2022 (photo: Tolga Ildun/ZUMA Wire/imago images)

Turkish opposition

Courting Turkey’s disenchanted electorate

Photojournalist Masrat Zahra (photo: Elisa Rheinheimer)

Kashmir conflict

"An entire people is traumatised"

Mount Tomorr, in southwest Albania, site of an annual August pilgrimage believed to bring healing and luck. The festival commemorates Abbas ibn Ali, a Muslim saint who died at the 7th century battle of Karbala (photo: Philipp Breu)

Islam and tolerance

Albania's Bektashi Muslims

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