Even now, over 20 years after the Bosnian War, Kemal feels isolated as a Muslim in the Serb dominated part of Bosnia Herzegovina. Now a key mosque that was destroyed in the civil war has been rebuilt. Kemal sees it as a sign of reconciliation.
Fighting has been raging in the eastern Saudi Arabian city of Awamiya for months. Entire neighborhoods have been destroyed, and Riyadh's heavy-handed approach toward its Shiite minority has escalated the situation.
Some EU countries are discussing plans for gradually replacing diesel vehicles with more ecologically acceptable alternatives. Could their dumping of diesel give car salesmen in Bosnia-Herzegovina an unexpected boom?
Two decades on, thousands of refugees from the Yugoslav wars still don’t have a home to call their own. A regional housing program is hoping to change that - with some help from the West.
More and more signs are pointing to Istanbul's famous Hagia Sophia, currently a museum, slowly returning to a past role as a mosque. During Ramadan, the Koran was read aloud for the second year in a row.
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