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Politics

Rift in Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, the world's oldest and largest Islamist group, counts 150,000 members But it's becoming increasingly divided over its role in Egyptian politics. Reporter Ursula Lindsey has the story from Cairo.

Politics

Churches attacked in Malaysia

Jeb Sharp speaks with the BBC's Jennifer Pak about a spate of attacks on Christian churches in Malaysia. They follow a controversy over the use of the word ?Allah? by some Malaysians when referring to the God of Christianity.

Politics

Another hummus record

Israel has taken the upper hand in a different Mideast conflict: cooks in a town near Jerusalem have made more than four metric tons of hummus. Doubling the previous record for hummus, set by cooks in Lebanon. Aaron Schachter reports.

Politics

Moroccan music

For our Global Hit today, we took an unscientific survey of what people in the city of Marrakech are listening to. The World's Adeline Sire went to Morocco and took a sampling.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we're looking for a city on the western coast of Sweden that's home to the Swedish carmaker Saab. Trollhattan is the answer?and also the location of The Saab Automobile Museum. Marco Werman speaks with museum director Peter Beckstrom.