Egypt's deputy parliament speaker said women needed a law to protect them from sexual harassment which had reached "savage" levels in the country, Al-Destour newspaper reported on Tuesday.
Since early August we have been following the ongoing saga concerning Rifqa Bary, the Ohio Muslim-turned-Christian convert teenager who fled her home to Florida in fear of her life after her family discovered her conversion.
Stefan Kirschner, a resident of New Jersey, has just returned from a trip to Yemen where he met with the few Jews who still remain there. An interview with him upon his return appeared in The Wall Street Journal. Kirschner has written the following article, with accompanying photos, serving as a recorded view of a vanishing portion of Jewish history.
Saudi judiciary officials have announced that female lawyers would soon be allowed to represent their clients in the courtroom, reported the Saudi Arabic daily al-Madina.
Militant group Hezbollah is rapidly rearming and reinforcing positions in southern Lebanon in preparation for a new conflict with Israel, British newspaper the Observer reported on Sunday.
The demographic balance in Israel's capital of Jerusalem is shifting and Arabs could outnumber Jews there in the not-distant future, according to a new study by Nadav Shragai for the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA).
Iran's government is planning to appoint a cleric in every school, a reformist newspaper reported Sunday on a move that could radicalize education in the Islamic republic.
Established in 1969 to safeguard global Muslim interests, the 57-member Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) is the second largest inter-governmental body after the UN.
The Obama administration will unveil a Sudan policy on Monday that calls for pressure and incentives to encourage Khartoum to pursue peace in Darfur and resolve disputes in south Sudan, according to US newspaper reports reported.