The terrorist group may be headless, but its tentacles still pack a mean punch.
Why the desperate fate of a little-known Sudanese human rights activists poses some fundamental questions about what it means to be human.
How the citizens of Benghazi are pushing back against the killers of a U.S. diplomat many considered their friend.
Shirin Ebadi, Iran's leading human rights activist, explains why on attack on the country's nuclear program is just what the mullahs have been yearning for.
The Arab world needs our help; it just doesn't know how to ask nicely.
Some unsolicited thoughts from an Egyptian revolutionary.
Why the Muslim world hasn't warmed toward America over the past four years.
In an exclusive interview, the Islamic radical group accused of masterminding the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi protests its innocence.
The boys in saffron are marching again. But this time there’s nothing that's noble about it.
From Sanaa to Benghazi to Srinagar, anger at a crude, anti-Islamic film reportedly made in America sparks a wave of protests around the globe.
Why this week's attacks on American embassies aren't the Iran hostage crisis all over again.
The Syrian National Council has failed to galvanize international support for the rebellion -- and it has only itself to blame.
Ethiopia's late dictator antagonized his country's Muslims for years. His successors may pay for it.
So the rebels aren't secular Jeffersonians. As far as America is concerned, it doesn't much matter.
The chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security is asleep on the job, or worse, too busy picking on Muslims to notice the real terrorist danger to America: lone extremists with guns.
Sectarian conflict in Burma is once again spurring talk of a “global war against Islam.”
Libya is trying to build a new democracy. But that's a tall order for a society plagued by bad memories.
As the Palestinian Authority struggles to make payroll, the militant group is making friends and influencing leaders around the Arab world.
The United States needs to prevent Mali from turning into another failed state in the heart of Africa.
Images from across the Muslim world as the holy month begins.
One of Saudi Arabia's most popular hardline clerics just embraced democracy. Should we worry, or applaud?
Middle East scholar Joshua Stacher explains why democratization in Egypt is only skin deep.
After a week of wanton destruction, is the legendary city of Timbuktu finally coming to an end?
Images of the disappearing treasures of Timbuktu's ancient landmarks as militants bomb them into rubble.
As a divided Libya heads toward a historic vote, an Islamic "frame of reference" unites the country's political neophytes.
The revolution in Egypt isn’t over -- at least as long as female revolutionaries have anything to say about it.
Egypt's new president may be no moderate, but he deserves a chance to prove he's no enemy.
The next American president would be naïve to think that the uprisings sweeping the Middle East will be good for America. It's time to retrench and protect U.S. interests from the Islamist tidal wave.