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Feb 11, 2015 11:22 AM ET
A strict variant of Islam called Wahhabism is adhered to by terrorist organizations such as Al Qaeda and ISIS. Which other groups practice wahhabism and what are its tenets?
Jan 30, 2015 08:30 AM ET
With the recent passing of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, new concerns have arisen for women's rights going forward. Abdullah was a devout conservative Muslim leader, but he was able to push for some reforms for women. Trace explains what lies ahead.
Jan 9, 2015 10:00 AM ET
As seen in the recent assassination of staffers at a French satirical magazine by terrorists offended by cartoon depictions of Muhammad, why are some Muslims so enraged by pictorial representations of the Islamic prophet?
Nov 6, 2014 11:30 AM ET
Trace examines some of the historical reasons for the United States' support for Israel, starting after World War II.
Oct 3, 2014 01:30 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Bill Maher’s sweeping generalizations abut Islam aren't the first time someone publicly stereotyped an entire religion. Why do we do it?
Jul 23, 2014 11:58 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Pets were on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 that crashed last week, but why did the manifest list include 4 live pigeons? Continue reading →
Jul 16, 2014 09:30 AM ET
The terms "Sunni" and "Shiite" get tossed around often in the news coverage of Middle East violence. What's the story behind the two groups, and why are they at odds?
Jul 16, 2014 09:22 AM ET
While the term "Jihad" in contemporary culture is often used within the context of terrorism, the word, to non-militant Muslims, means something vastly different. Tara explains.
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