by Justin Salhani Posted on June 29, 2015
Kuwaitis have been among the premier financers for radical Islamist groups fighting in Syria and Iraq over the last four years.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on June 11, 2015 Updated: June 11, 2015
Islam has a rich tradition of engaging with sexual practices and even promotes sexual pleasure. Muslims around the world are trying to reclaim -- and even revolutionize -- how many have understood their religion's perspective on sex.
by Justin Salhani Posted on May 26, 2015
Certain regions of the bomb-ravaged country are now in such dire need of food and other basic staples that people are dying of starvation.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on April 23, 2015
“I think the term, using ‘halal sex shop’ or a ‘sex shop’ in combination with Mecca is very sensational so media will be very eager to pick that up,” the founder and CEO of El Asira told ThinkProgress.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on February 4, 2015
The Saudi Embassy called the former Osama bin Laden aide “a deranged criminal." But many U.S. officials are concerned about Saudi Arabia's support for terrorist organizations.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on January 28, 2015
There’s a lot of fuss over what Michelle Obama didn't wear on a visit to Saudi Arabia -- although it's years too late.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on January 23, 2015
“In a very discreet way, he was a strong advocate of women." It's very, very discreet.
by Aviva Shen Posted on December 26, 2014
The court has been used not only to try terrorism cases but also to dole out lengthy sentences to political dissidents and human rights workers.
by Ari Phillips Posted on December 21, 2014
With diplomatic relations warming between the U.S. and Cuba, oil and gas companies may train their sights on what's off Cuba's coast.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on October 3, 2014
With up to two million people sleeping in sprawling temporary tent cities, loading into crammed buses, and praying shoulder to shoulder, public health officials worry about the transmission of deadly diseases.