Islam

Lifestyle & Belief

Scarves in Turkey

Turkey's parliament is expected to approve a bill this week that allows female university students to wear headscarves and that's upsetting secular Turks, as the BBC's Sarah Rainsford reports from Istanbul.

Global Politics

Hezbollah in Lebanon

Some say the militant group Hezbollah has a good chance of winning a majority in Lebanon's legislative elections next month. The World's Aaron Schachter reports on what the reaction in the US and Europe might be to a Hezbollah-dominated government.

Global Politics

The future of Fatah

The Palestinian Fatah Party opened its first convention in 20 years today. The party hopes to resume peace negotiations with Israel, but first it has to settle its differences with rival Hamas. Linda Gradstein reports from Bethlehem.

Global Politics

Locating al-Qaeda

America's top general in Afghanistan says a new strategy is needed. It's assumed that a goal will be to reduce the capability of al-Qaeda. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Bruce Hoffman, professor of security studies at Georgetown University.

Conflict & Justice

Global Hit

The World's Marco Werman introduces us to Senegalese hip-hop artist Sister Fa, who has used her music to educate young people about the issues she cares about, such as female genital mutilation.

Global Politics

I'mHalal: The Muslim search engine

In Islam, something that is haram is forbidden. The opposite of haram is halal, permissible. Now, a new Internet search engine is helping Muslims sort out the levels of what is forbidden, offering up clean search results, Cyrus Farivar has the story.

Global Politics

Clinton's Pakistan mission

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been meeting tribal leaders in north-west Pakistan on the last day of a testing visit to the country. In today's show Matthew Bell takes a look at Clinton's mission in Pakistan.

Global Politics

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we asked where Islam ranks among the many religions of India? The answer is SECOND?right after Hinduism. Now one conservative Muslim group has declared that the national song is un-Islamic. The BBC's Chris Morris has the story.