TUNIS, Tunisia (RNS) — But Islamic conservatives aim to undo the repeal of the law, which they maintain was based on Muslim teaching.
(AP) — Muslim men were allowed to marry non-Muslim women, but not the other way around.
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — An initiative by Tunisia's president to make inheritance and marriage rules fairer to women is reverberating around the Muslim world and risks dividing his country.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Stories of Muslims facing down hate and terror, especially perpetrated by violent Islamists who claim to speak in their name, are both important to tell and more common than we realize.
HARA KBIRA, Tunisia (RNS) Djerba remains a tiny oasis of interfaith harmony and tolerance in an Arab world splintered by violence.
(RNS) A party congress over the weekend voted to drop Ennahda’s traditional religious work and participate in Tunisian politics as a regular political party.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Prime Minister David Cameron said he wants to wage a war aimed at making the British public “more intolerant of intolerance.”
TUNIS, Tunisia (RNS) Militancy in the Arab world is often fueled by repressive political policies; many experts say Tunisia is wisely steering away from despotic edicts that have rocked Arab Spring movements in Egypt and Libya.
(RNS) The conflict between secularists and Islamists is generating a new religious dialogue about the role of religion in politics, as political leaders in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Jordan side with the Egyptian military and secularists.
TUNIS, TUNISIA (RNS) Increasingly, critics say, free expression -- a cornerstone of Tunisia's 2011 revolution -- is under attack. A string of incidents has fueled an intense debate about the role of religion, artistic expression and women's rights in this once staunchly secular North African country. By Elizabeth Bryant.
(RNS) Whether U.S. foreign policy has helped create a political environment where radicals are struggling to remain relevant, or emboldened extremists to act out, is a matter of disagreement. By Oren Dorell.