Skirmishes kick off as U.N. mulls security resolution
Laws to apply to the Sultanate’s majority Muslim population
New study on the world’s worst passports finds that Arabs and nationals of predominantly Muslim countries face major hassles going abroad
Area of clashes contained, but heavy fighting continues, displacing 70,000 people
Since Monday morning, Filipino troops and members of the MNLF guerrilla have been engaged in a violent standoff in the southern city of Zamboanga, displacing over 24,000 civilians and trapping thousands more behind the line of …
In almost any circumstance, pushing a police officer and kicking a police dog aren’t considered smart things to do. But does that behavior — even if it took place during the chaos and fury of a riot — deserve four years and …
A growing number of people are converting to Islam in France, pawnshops in Macau bankroll mainland Chinese gamblers and Fidel Castro makes his longest public appearance since 2010
Friday marks Eid-al-Adha, the close of the four-day annual pilgrimage, or hajj, to Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
On deck for Friday: Death count reveals 18 children and one adult killed by a landslide in the southwest China’s Yunnan province, Morocco bars the entrance of a Dutch ship that provides abortion services, Jordan’s King dissolves …
The U.S. President’s address to the U.N. General Assembly raised more questions than it answered on the substantial foreign policy challenges in the Middle East
The furor over a provocative video has obscured the deep anger at U.S. foreign policy that has long existed in the Middle East.
In today’s required reading: evidence of Iranian subterfuge, power plays in Pakistani and more communal clashes in Nigeria’s divided Kaduna state.