While a diplomatic maelstrom surrounds them, Palestinians celebrate the Eid al Adha holiday. It is one of the biggest celebrations of the year, complete with slaughtering of the sheep. The World's Matthew Bell has more.
An Iranian nuclear scientist who says he was kidnapped by the CIA has taken refuge in the Iranian interests section of the Pakistani embassy in Washington D.C. BBC correspondent Jon Leyne reports on what this means for U.S./Iran relations.
For today's Geo Quiz, we're looking for one of Islam's holiest cities. The answer is Mecca. Jake Warga traveled to a different mosque? the Jumeirah Mosque in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai, and sent us this sound piece.
It's the second day of the Hajj, the yearly pilgrimage to Mecca, in Saudi Arabia. We speak to the BBC's Shahzeb Jillani, from the middle of the Hajj, about the fears, precautions and facts about the spread of the flu at this year's pilgrimage.
Saudi Arabia has arrested 18 people suspected of espionage, including one Iranian citizen. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Saudi journalist, Ahmed al Omran, about suspicion that Iraq may be involved in the alleged espionage.
In Europe and the United States, Muslims, including a group called Muslims for Progressive Values, are pushing for making mosques more inclusive -- to serve all people. Some say this could be the beginning of a reformation of Islam.
Best-selling author and adventurer Bruce Feiler takes an epic journey traveling with contemporary pilgrims on six historic pilgrimages and explores how these sacred landscapes and revitalized routes are reshaping faith.
When a group of Muslims from the Boston area make the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage for millions of Muslims around the world, they discover it’s a test of their patience and endurance. It was equally so for the group of PBS filmmakers who followed the pilgrims to Mecca.