Samia fled to a women's shelter rather than be forced by her male relatives to marry a less educated cousin. Her case illustrates women's growing fight against Saudi Arabia's guardianship system.
At least 10 Yemen protesters were killed Wednesday when they marched through a heavily contested area of the capital, a route that seemed intended to incite a violent response.
France’s ban on wearing the niqab in public defends secular society – and the rights of Muslim women like me. Liberals bemoan the ban's infringement on personal freedoms. But Islamists who mandate that women wear the veil are incorrectly interpreting the true message of the Quran.
Three protesters were killed and dozens injured Tuesday when Yemeni government forces loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh dispersed crowds protesting Mr. Saleh's rule.
Since protests began earlier this year, Yemen's currency has plummeted, oil production has dropped, and food prices have risen by as much as 45 percent.
Saudi border guards demonstrate their skills during their graduation ceremony near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Claims of 'McCarthyism' in the wake of the Peter King hearings threaten to suffocate a vital discourse on Islamism just when we need it most. Even as cries of 'Islamophobia' seek to smother debate, Muslim Americans must speak up, and out loud.
Amid concerns of a Shiite uprising in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia sent troops to support the Sunni monarchy. Bahrain's opposition denounced the move as an 'occupation.'