The hostile relations between Israel and the Muslim world make one wonder if Jewish-Muslim relations were ever amicable.
Grace Baptist Church in upstate New York, following the lead of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, is giving away an AR-15 assault rifle -- you know, the kind that killed kids at Sandy Hook Elementary.
The garment worn compulsorily during my years in Saudi Arabia had found a permanent place in my wardrobe as I realized, on careful deliberation, that the benefits far outweighed its limitations.
Many travelers come to Jerusalem as a spiritual pilgrimage. But even if you're not religious, the city is an monumental place to visit -- especially with a seasoned guide, who can explain the city's complicated history.
Pakistan's Islamic parties have long wielded influence through street politics; political and, at times, ideological alliances with the army; and support to militant groups. They are key players that merit continued study. Vying for Allah's Vote examines their origins, ideologies, bases of support, and relationship with extremism and civilian rule.
The ongoing debate between of what constitutes an artistic expression of free speech versus religious protection had recently been witnessed not in the public eye, but instead under the radar on social media. And the stirred-up controversy had been with none other than America's beloved pop music star Katy Perry.
"The terrible events that women suffer every day in Afghanistan demonstrate that women do not enjoy their human rights in this society."
In his lecture at Brown, the Aga Khan spoke about technology, knowledge gaps and the challenges of modern government in our fast-paced world.
Legislating against and criminalizing the burqa is not, as many critics argue, going to achieve gender parity in Western societies. Rather, banning the burqa is going to bully Muslim women into abandoning their cultural traditions, religious obligations, and political expressions.
My concern is the rush to defend these actions. My concern is the lack of recognition that there is, in fact, a problem. My concern is the dominating reluctance to speak out.
"After our divorce, my husband denied that he was the father of our children and publicly denounced me as an adulteress. This is an extremely serious allegation in Afghanistan."
"Our society is a very traditional one, where not only men are against women, but women are even against themselves. Illiteracy is an extremely important factor, as is the lack of a legal system that can adequately deal with discrimination and exclusion."
This is a continuation of my conversation with Faisal Saeed Al Mutar, who I met just months after he arrived in the United States for the first time f...
From artists to political leaders, the message should be the same: Our differences make us stronger. Our duty is not to try to eliminate, but rather to understand those differences for a peaceful future.
At just 32 years of age, Farkhunda Zahra Naderi is a Member of the Afghan Parliament, elected to represent Kabul. After starting her education in Kabu...
Gulen's name has progressively reached a wider Western audience. From the New York Times to 60 Minutes, there are thousands of references to his name in the world media. Attention is being paid.