The Islamic State militants use the Quran to justify their inhumane acts of violence, including beheadings, but are they just cherry-picking verses? We asked an Arab studies scholar to set the record straight about what the holy book actually says.
By Hari Sreenivasan
KARACHI, Pakistan | The Jamia Binoria Madrassa in downtown Karachi is considered one of Pakistan's more moderate Islamic institutions. Within these whitewashed concrete walls, students receive a mixture of secular and religious education.
By Larisa Epatko
From baking bread to learning the Quran: Various scenes of life in the Jamia Binoria Madrassa in Karachi, Pakistan.
By Larisa Epatko
Gen. John Allen said Tuesday that the American and NATO mission in Afghanistan was on track despite a series of serious setbacks, including Quran burnings at a U.S. base and a massacre of Afghan civilians, allegedly by an American soldier.
In an interview amid escalating U.S-Afghan tensions in the wake of Quran burnings and a civilian massacre allegedly at the hands of a U.S. soldier, Jeffrey Brown and the U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Ryan Crocker, discuss the killings and President…
How Widespread, Deep Are Anti-American Feelings in Afghanistan?…
In other news Friday, at least seven more people were killed in Afghanistan over the burning of Qurans at a U.S. military base, making the death toll 20 since Tuesday. Also, the U.N. nuclear agency concluded Iran tripled its production…
Hundreds of protesters voiced their anger at NATO and American forces Wednesday in Afghanistan after some U.S. troops were seen putting Qurans in a burn pit for trash. Jeffrey Brown and Heidi Vogt of The Associated Press in Kabul discuss…
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