What to Make of the Iranian Revolution 40 Years Later
As relations between the U.S. and Iran grow increasingly fraught, looking back at one of the watershed moments in the countries shared history.
The Opening of Turkey's Largest Mosque (in Photos)
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan championed the construction of the mosque, which has a capacity of 63,000 people.
'Meet a Muslim': Meet the Man Who Combats Intolerance by Talking About Faith
Each weekend, Harris Zafar drives into downtown Portland and allows anyone to ask him anything about Islam.
Viewfinder: A Referendum for Peace in the Southern Philippines
Residents flock to a local polling precinct to cast their votes on February 6th, 2019, in Tubod, Lanao del Norte, southern Philippines.
How Much of the Blame Should the U.S. Take for China's Uyghur Re-Education Camps?
China has used the U.S.'s Global War on Terror as a pretext to further repress the embattled Muslim minority.
Too Much and Still Not Enough: Mourning Aretha Franklin
The funerals of my Muslim childhood were quick and modest. But I've learned to love the extended gospel funeral. Aretha's homegoing reminded me why.
The Rise of Democracy in Turkey Threatens President Erdoğan's Rule
While most of the attention is focused on the growing economic crisis in the country, Recep Erdoğan must deal with another serious problem: democratic dissent.
Bringing Female Voices Into Sudan's Male-Dominated Peace Talks
A conversation with Rasha El Fangry, the coordinator of the Collaborative for Peace of Sudan.
In Europe, Muslims Still Face Discrimination in Housing and Employment
Recent studies find that Muslims throughout Europe repeatedly experience discrimination because of their religion.
Viewfinder: Supporting the Houthi Movement in Yemen
A Yemeni girl holds a rifle as she attends a gathering in Sanaa on January 14th, 2018, in support of the Houthi movement.
Christmas Carols Are the Purest Expression of Christmas. Why Save Them for December?
For me, Christmas Carols evoke hope in a way that Christmas itself never can.
In the Wake of Trump's 'Muslim Ban' Efforts, Californians Invoke Intersectionality to Preserve Civil Liberties
A new state law bars the federal government from using state data to create a registry of Muslims and other American communities.
Viewfinder: Rohingya Muslim Refugees Arrive in Bangladesh
Rohingya Muslim refugees look at the hundreds of tents filling a refugee camp in Bangladesh's Ukhiya district on October 4th, 2017.
For Muslim Refugees in Mexico, a Search for Community
In the aftermath of America's travel ban controversy, many refugees are opting to settle in Mexico, and are building their own immigrant communities along the way.
In Pakistan, These Schools Are Putting Morality Back Into the Curriculum
A new model of private education in Pakistan is integrating Islamic teaching with modern educational methods. With it, however, come questions of access, insularity, and necessity.
Clashing Religious Identity Politics Spell Trouble for Indonesian Secularism
A recent election for Jakarta's governor has tested Indonesia's strong commitment to pluralism and tolerance.
Appeals Court Hears Arguments on Trump Travel Ban Today
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments today on Trump's second executive order banning immigrants from six-majority Muslim countries.