PARIS â€” It is a measure of Franceâ€™s confusion about Islam and its own Muslim citizens that in the political furor here over â€œbanning the burqa,â€ as the argument goes, the garment at issue is not really the burqa at all, but the niqab.
While showing off her JROTC uniform, 16-year-old Heather Lawrence told us joining the Army is her next big goal, to follow in the footsteps of her father and grandfather.
Egyptian preacher Amr Khaled is at the center of a controversy over an episode on his popular Quran program that discussed the story of Moses and allegedly linked it to current events and aroused sympathy for Jews.
Moroccan youths have devised a new occupation for the holy month of Ramadan: bus preaching. The new controversial practice has garnered the approval of religious scholars and the criticism of sociology researchers
A delegation of experts from the United States is in Egypt to help wage war on Gaza smuggling tunnels, according to an anonymous Egyptian official quoted by the Arab media outlet Maan.
Persistent violence and a prolonged drought have plunged Somalia into its worst humanitarian crisis since civil war erupted two decades ago, with a third of its 10 million people needing relief aid, a United Nations report said Tuesday.
Iran has the technology to create a nuclear weapon within a year, the London Times reported Monday. If Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei gives the go-ahead to build a bomb,