German authorities say the mosque, which is where the 9/11 plotters met and reportedly was host to Muslims from many nations, was still a 'central attraction' for militants. European officials are concerned about the growing transnational nature of Islamist groups.
08/09/2010 07:09 pm
A majority of Arabs said it would be a positive development if the Iran nuclear program built a bomb – a first in the Arab Public Opinion Poll. Pollsters say it's part of an anti-US Arab backlash.
08/06/2010 03:51 pm
President Obama's popularity in the US has declined sharply this year and he's always been unpopular in Israel. But his numbers have plunged the most in countries that had high hopes for change in the Middle East.
08/06/2010 06:57 am
Basya Schechter, lead singer of Pharaoh's Daughter, draws on her ultra-Orthodox childhood to craft songs for the band.
08/05/2010 03:05 pm
In an Islamic judicial system that has been criticized as biased against women, two women have been cleared to hear the same cases as their male colleagues in sharia court. They will join the bench on Aug. 2.
07/29/2010 02:18 pm
New statistics confirm that Africans have the capacity to lift themselves out of poverty and stop seemingly endless conflict.
07/19/2010 10:49 am
Lending to the poor has proved so profitable in India that microfinance institutions saw their loan portfolio jump from $252 million to $2.5 billion in two years, raising fears of a subprime-like microfinance bubble.
06/30/2010 03:02 pm
The US should pursue science diplomacy with Muslim-majority countries, which would complement efforts to promote human rights.
06/28/2010 12:32 pm
Japan has given the world green cars and technological marvels. It wouldn’t be a stretch for it to lead the 21st century protecting the world’s oceans and whales.
06/22/2010 11:22 am
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