Islam

Conflict & Justice

Arab lonely hearts

Reporter Irris Makler introduces us to a man at the Israeli Foreign Ministry who's got an unusual task among his governmental duties...answering letters from Arab men throughout the Middle East who are looking to marry Jewish women.

Conflict & Justice

Renewed protests in Iran

There were new protests in Iran's capital Tehran today. Demonstrators gathered despite an official ban on public gatherings. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the story from Los Angeles Times reporter Borzhou Daragahi, who's in Beirut.

Conflict & Justice

Nigerian leader killed

The BBC's Caroline Duffield reports from Lagos, Nigeria on death of the leader of an Islamic sect. Police claim he died in a shoot-out yesterday. Human rights leaders say he was intentionally executed by the government.

Conflict & Justice

New unrest in Iran

Thousands of protesters gathered in Tehran today for the first major demonstration in a week. At issue is still last month's disputed presidential election. Anchor Laura Lynch gets the latest from LA Times reporter Ramin Mostaghim in Tehran.

Global Politics

New wave of violence in Iraq

The United States is getting out of Iraq. The Pentagon has warned that insurgents are trying to re-ignite the kind of sectarian violence. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Natalya Antelava is in Baghdad.

Conflict & Justice

Explosions in Baghdad

Baghdad was pummeled by five explosions today in the deadliest violence since US troops withdrew from the city on June 30th. The targets were mainly government buildings. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Washington Post reporter, Ernesto Londono.

Arts, Culture & Media

Armenia and Turkey

Armenia's president is about to make history by signing an agreement with Turkey. Many Armenians living abroad feel it absolves Turkey of responsibility for what they call the Genocide of 1915. The World's Aaron Schachter has more.

Conflict & Justice

Boston terrorism arrest

A man has been charged with terrorism-related offenses that include plotting to kill people in an American shopping mall. Tarek Mehanna was charged with conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists. Matthew Bell reports.