Why Jerusalem Is Considered Islam’s Third Holiest City

Ramadan brings renewed attention to tensions between Muslims, Jews, and Christians.

The Israel-Hamas War at Day 150

Hamas continues to disrupt the path to peace in the conflict it began five months ago.

Tensions Rise Between India’s Hindus and Religious Minorities

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s participation in the consecration of a Hindu temple heightens concern over Hindu nationalism.

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Why You Should Visit Iraq (Really)

Twenty years after the U.S.-led invasion, Americans still know far too little about this complicated country.

Blasphemy in Minnesota

Art and the heckler’s veto.

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Iran, America, and the Democratic Impulse

The collapse of the theocracy could change American attitudes about promoting democracy.