China: The Best and the Worst Place to Be a Muslim Woman

A woman’s solitary voice, earthy and low, rises above the seated worshipers. More than 100 women stand, bow, and touch their foreheads to the floor as a female...

Breaking Fast in Banda Aceh

One of the advantages of reporting during Ramadan in Banda Aceh is that people are constantly inviting us to break fast with them. Last night, on our way to...

On Patrol With the Soldiers Battling Bandits, Islamist Militants, and Mistrust in Mali

There are 10 of us in the armored personnel carrier, sweating under body armor as we bounce along the road out of Timbuktu on the edge of the Sahara...

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