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  • Valentine’s Day: The best couples in comics, sci-fi and fantasy

     
    The realms of science fiction and comics may be home to some of the most fantastic space battles, epic team-ups […]...
  • Photo essay | Iran’s paramilitary Basij volunteer corps

     
    With a presence in nearly every city and town across Iran, the paramilitary Basij volunteer corps has an ever-increasing influence on life in the Islamic Republic. Authorities created the Basij, which means mobilization in Persian, just after the country'...
  • Jonathan Gold quiz: Test your knowledge of food and Islam

    Jonathan Gold quiz: Test your knowledge of food and Islam
    In the spirit of disclosure, it must be confessed that the author of this quiz has occasionally been unkind on the subject of dietary restrictions, perhaps as a result of exposure to more than his share of Tofurkey sausage pizza and gluten-free bakery...
  • 'American Dervish': A Muslim boy grows up in the Midwest

    'American Dervish': A Muslim boy grows up in the Midwest
    After countless years spent memorizing the Koran and subscribing to most anything that might make him more Muslim, Pakistani American college student Hayat Shah finally finds enlightenment — in the form of a pork bratwurst. "I lifted the sausage...
  • Bombings in Baghdad market kill 10 people

     
    Three bomb blasts tore through a major wholesale market in Baghdad on Sunday, killing 10 people, according to police and medical personnel. The Baghdad bombings came as shoppers were crowding the Shurja market on the first day of the Muslim holiday Eid...
  • Muslim holiday in Afghanistan opens with a bombing

     
    Afghanistan bombing: Eid al-Adha, the most important holiday of the Muslim calendar, got off to a violent start in Afghanistan on Sunday when suspected insurgents staged a bombing outside a mosque in the north, killing at least seven worshippers, Afghan...
  • Opposition leader tells Syrians: 'Days of tyranny are numbered'

     
    Syrian opposition: Burhan Ghalioun, a longtime Syrian exile in Paris who heads the Syrian National Council, has offered up a videotaped revolutionary manifesto against the regime of President Bashar Assad....
  • Texas gun instructor calls for amending civil rights law [Q&A]

     
    In an interview, Texas gun instructor Crockett Keller -- who refused to teach Obama supporters or Muslims -- speaks out....
  • Indian court sentences 31 to life in prison in 2002 riots

     
    A special court in India sentenced 31 people to life in prison for killing dozens of Muslims during riots in the western Indian state of Gujarat nine years ago. Another 42 mostly Hindu defendants were acquitted for lack of evidence....
  • TV This Week: Nov. 13 - 19

     
    TV This Week: Nov. 13 - 19...
  • Syrian actress backs protesters, causes sensation

     
    Syrian actress Fadwa Sulayman has taken a very public stance against President Bashar Assad's regime and become a heroine in opposition circles. Sulayman appeared alongside Syrian protesters in the besieged city of Homs....