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15% Of The World's Countries Have This Requirement For Heads Of State

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.22.2014 | Religion

A Muslim person has no hope of winning the presidency in Lebanon due to a requirement that the executive leader be a member of the Maronite Christian ...

Religious Freedom Is In Peril In These Countries Around The World

www.nytimes.com | Nicholas Kristof | Posted 07.10.2014 | Religion

A Sudanese court in May sentences a Christian woman married to an American to be hanged, after first being lashed 100 times, after she refuses to reno...

The Most Persecuted Religion in the World

Kelly James Clark | Posted 03.06.2013 | World
Kelly James Clark

We have scarcely skimmed the surface of violence and intolerance to Christians in Muslims worlds. If it should continue at its present rate, Christianity will very soon be completely eradicated in its homeland.

A (Possibly) Significant Development In Muslim-Christian Relations

Aaron Taylor | Posted 11.20.2012 | Religion
Aaron Taylor

In July of 2012, the Islamic Society of North America convened a small multilateral forum of scholars in Mauritania to discuss challenges faced by religious minorities in Muslim-majority communities around the world.

My First Ramadan In A Muslim Country

Cassie Williams | Posted 10.02.2011 | Religion
Cassie Williams

We often lose sight of the fact that other people, other cultures, have traditions and holidays and festivities that, while different from the ones we may celebrate ourselves at home, are the same in so many ways.

Confronting Corruption In The Muslim World

Dr. Faheem Younus | Posted 08.15.2011 | Religion
Dr. Faheem Younus

Amid increasing calls to enforce a misunderstood concept of sharia by the clergy in Pakistan and other Muslim countries like Indonesia, reports such as Transparency International's should give those proponents pause.

New Report On International Growth Of Islam

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Washington, D.C. -- The world's Muslim population is expected to increase by about 35 percent in the next 20 years, rising from 1.6 billion in 2010 to...

It's Time to End This War

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

The number of U.S. service members killed in June was the highest for one month since this now nine-year war began. It's time to end this war. Or should we just start building another Memorial wall?

Build, Don't Destroy in Afghanistan: An Open Letter to President Obama

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Wallis

Already, thousands of our readers have signed a letter and contacted the White House urging a new way forward in Afghanistan. I encourage you to read it and to endorse this message if you have not done so already.

Afghanistan: A Whole New Approach

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Wallis

When you massively intervene in a country as much as the U.S. has in Afghanistan, you can't responsibly just walk away. We must lead with what works -- development.

Pakistan: Obama's Achilles' Heel

Sunil Adam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sunil Adam

Pakistan is an unconventional problem that demands an unorthodox response from an unassuming president.