Tag Archives: Islam

The Saudis’ War in Yemen Is a Crime Against Humanity

For Saudi Arabia, which leads the Sunni Muslim world, to act as brutally as it has in Yemen is a gross violation of Islam and constitutes crimes against humanity.

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Global Focus: Religion

Religion and culture are deeply entwined. Wherever there are people, there is some form of religious faith.

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In Charts: Religion

A collection of charts, maps and graphs exploring global religion.

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Southeast Asia: Three Interventions

China’s rise, the spread of Islam and the arrival of Europeans had a profound effect on the region.

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Asia Got Religion

Religion is proving an increasingly divisive factor in the politics of Asian nations.

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The Beginning of the End of Erdogan’s Era

Public sentiment is moving away from President Erdogan in Turkey’s largest cities, especially his hometown of Istanbul. This will have major political ramifications.

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The Islam Factor in Indonesia’s Elections

Using the Islamic lens is the focus of Western analysis when it comes to assessing Indonesia’s political present and future. This limits proper understanding.

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Party Vs. Faith: China Drafts Restrictions for All Religions

UN and U.S. criticism put pressure on the Islamic world to speak out against China’s actions to rein in Islam at home.

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Pakistan: Playing Politics with Religion

By seizing on the blasphemy issue, Imran Khan puts himself between a rock and a hard place.

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Albania Must Choose Between the EU and Turkey

Turkey’s President views the Balkan countries as easy prey. A close-up look at Albania’s future path.

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