Muslim graveyard, Malaysia

“Every soul will taste death….” (Holy Quran 3:185).  Oft times when we think of mawt, thoughts of growing old and passing away peacefully or from an illness come to mind; transitioning...

Showkat Nanda grew up hard in Indian-run Kashmir, a child of war, iron-fisted rule and relentless tragedy. He was seven years old in 1989 when rebels — some in their teens, some...
The history of America is replete with narratives that depict how immigrants who practiced Islam then established their religion in their new homeland.

February is the time of the year in America when politically and socially astute minds turn to the observance of African American History month. The recall of this history is quite...
Bob Paudert visits the grave of his son, Sgt. Brandon Paudert, who was gunned down along with another officer in 2010 by a father and son who had been crisscrossing the country preaching about the sovereign citizen movement. Photo by Keith Myers, the Kansas City Star

If you ask Bob Paudert how many times he has watched the unwatchable — a heinous video of his only son being gunned down on an Arkansas highway — the retired...
Bolivian President Evo Morales (L) gestures alongside his Venezuelan counterpart President Nicolas Maduro. via EFE

Both Venezuela and Bolivia have come out to reject a new narcotics report from the U.S. State Department and Washington's attempt to impose its drug policy of "double standards" on the...