June 29, 2018Nigeria
The interview—Falmata’s first—took place in the village of Shekau in Yobe state. VOA notes the village’s isolation and how villagers avoid mentioning it is the birthplace of Abubakar Shekau.
May 2, 2018Donald Trump
Unlike the recent visits of French President Emmanuel Macron, who criticized Trump’s policies before a joint session of Congress, or German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who continues to be critical of a range of Trump’s polices, Buhari praised Trump in ways that will be pleasing to him and his base.
July 5, 2017Egypt
Two obscure islands that many Egyptians didn't even know about suddenly threaten President Sisi's regime.
May 18, 2017Iran
Iranians are heading to the polls this Friday to decide Iran’s next president: incumbent Hassan Rouhani or his challenger Ebrahim Raisi. A victory for Raisi could mean he is being tested out for a po…
May 8, 2017Saudi Arabia
Is the Muslim world divided over an ancient sectarian conflict? Not really: It's twenty-first-century power politics.
March 27, 2017United States
Americans used to be just ignorant about Muslims and the Middle East. Now we're also fearful, stupid and wrong.