The Turkish government has introduced taxes to battle alcohol on religious grounds, to the annoyance of many citizens, especially in the cosmopolitan city of Istanbul. Some are resisting by brewing their own beer.
As the faithful prepare for the end of Islam's holiest month, governments have enacted tougher lockdown measures to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. But religious authorities have sought to provide spiritual relief.
The terrorist militia "Islamic State" has launched a new series of attacks in Syria and Iraq. The jihadists have learned how to exploit the coronavirus outbreak – and conflicts in the region.
Muslims around the world have began celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a normally festive holiday, spoilt by stay-at-home orders and fears of fresh coronavirus outbreaks. DW looks at how countries have altered their plans.
The sons of the murdered Saudi journalist say the family pardons those who were involved in their father's murder, possibly sparing their lives. Khashoggi’s fiancee said "no one has a right to pardon his killers."
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