(RNS) — The Báb's life is a model of independently investigating the truth free from blind imitation of past practices, the power of young people to create social change and the unstoppable power of spiritual conviction.
(RNS) – Muslim civil rights organizations have joined press freedom and other human rights groups in questioning the detention of the American-born journalist.
(RNS) — If we allow the condemnation of 22 Baha’is to death in Yemen, what will the world have actually learned?
(The Conversation) — Author Salman Rushdie's book goes to the heart of Muslim religious beliefs and challenges some of the most sensitive tenets.
(RNS) — The cost of a White House dinner celebrating evangelical Christian leadership may be silence on the plight of persecuted Christians and other religious minorities around the world.
HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Iran's president on Friday strongly criticized the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and urged Muslims to support the Palestinian cause.
(RNS) — The women appear to be following the lead of a 31-year-old protester identified as Vida Movahed, who took off her headscarf on the same street in late December. She was detained for a few weeks and then released.
While American Christians are a privileged majority, their brothers and sisters in many places are a persecuted minority.
CAIRO (AP) — The protests may be rooted in anger over the economy and corruption, but protesters quickly started chanting slogans directly against Khamenei and denouncing the Islamic Republic itself — not just a call for reforms, but an open and outright rejection of the ruling system.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — "We did not support the President’s decision because we favor Jews over Arabs nor for any obscure theological reasons like those speculated about, reported upon and sensationalized in recent days," writes Johnnie Moore. (COMMENTARY)
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not a final ruling on the travel ban: Challenges to the policy are winding through the federal courts, and the justices themselves ultimately are expected to rule on its legality.
(The Conversation) This historical schism continues to permeate the daily lives of Muslims around the world.
(RNS) The mausoleum is one of the most important symbols of Iranian pride. It’s famously referred to within Iran as 'the holy shrine.'
LONDON (Reuters) The attacks are the first claimed by ISIS, a hard-line Sunni Muslim militant group, inside the Shiite Muslim country.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A dissenting report criticizes the commission for failing to investigate Israel.