Egypt's Islamic opposition to autocratic President Hosni Mubarak, the Muslim Brotherhood, faces a split along generational lines as older conservatives' influence is rising.
A collection of the work – professional and personal – of photographer Annie Leibowitz.
The majority of the world – seven in 10 – lives in countries with high restrictions on religious freedom, according to a newly released Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life report.
A supporter of FC Copenhagen reacts after his team defeated Sparta in their Europa League Group K soccer match in Prague, Czech Republic, on Dec. 16. Copenhagen won the match 3-0.
The Pentagon will simulate an Iran missile attack with an ICBM in January, addressing a threat that is as yet hypothetical. Iran tested a medium-range Sajjil-2 missile Wednesday.
Some say the PLO's move Wednesday to allow Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to stay in office beyond January was aimed at salvaging the PLO's legitimacy. Hamas rejects the extension.
Ancient manuscripts in Timbuktu, that prove a written history often overlooked by the rest of the world, are crumbling due to lack of funding for preservation
A Shortfin Mako shark is found worldwide and is one of the fastest sharks, clocked at over 40 miles per hour.
Reports from the Gaza border say that Egypt is building an underground wall as deep as 100 feet to stem smuggling in Hamas-controlled tunnels. But there are broader goals, too.
Embraced or banned, a prayer or a prison, the Muslim veil is spreading: Who wears it – and why?