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.
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(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...
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.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (RNS) Mohsen Kadivar is no stranger to political turmoil. As an outspoken critic of Iran’s hard-line clerical leadership, he spent 18 months in Tehran’s infamous Evin Prison. But he didn't expect such turbulence in the United...
(REUTERS) An appeals court has revived a case accusing former President Christina Fernandez of trying to cover up Iran's alleged role in the bombing of a Jewish center in 1994 that killed 85 people.
Keith Ellison and "Mad Dog" Mattis have both been critical of Israel. Guess which one has gotten a free pass.
WASHINGTON - The target of the attack appears to have been a bus carrying Iranians returning from southern Iraq after participating in Arbaeen, a Shiite pilgrimage that is even larger than the Haj.
Lebanon loses the good sportsmanship award. Welcome to my new word -- dissrael.