Ministers from countries around the world – except the US – will meet in New York on Sept. 24 to discuss a way to move forward with Iran's nuclear deal. European diplomats are desperate to keep the deal alive, but US sanctions complicate the issue.
The era of political Islam appears to be waning in some regions. But as some Islamists broaden their appeal, there's an opportunity to increase our understanding of the nuances of Islam in politics.
In the crowded skies over Syria, a Russian reconnaissance aircraft was shot down by Syrian forces. Russians have accused the Israeli military of deliberately using the Russian plane as a cover to dodge the Syrian defenses, straining diplomatic ties between the nations.
The practice of talaq in Indian Muslim communities allows men to instantly divorce their wives. India's Hindu-led government is pursuing its punishment of this edict in efforts to, some experts say, broaden their electoral chances ahead of elections in April.
Northeast Nigeria has been under sustained assault by Islamic militants for many years, and as the Army loses control many are wondering, what happened? The setback comes as President Muhammadu Buhari, who promised to eradicate Boko Haram, seeks a second term.