July 20, 2022Middle East and North Africa
The United States has long tried to negotiate a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but several factors, including deep divisions between and within the parties and declining U.S. interes…
December 17, 2021Middle East and North Africa
Sharia guides the personal religious practices of Muslims worldwide, but whether it should influence modern legal systems remains a subject of intense debate.
November 5, 2008Iraq
A profile of a militant Islamist Kurdish separatist movement seeking to transform Iraq into an Islamic state.