Pakistan plans to regulate Friday sermons at local mosques to curb militancy
Religious scholars from different sects have already agreed on a policy guide aimed at preventing mullahs from indoctrinating or brainwashing followers.
Blasphemy is a life-and-death issue in Pakistan
Those convicted of insulting God, Islam or religious leaders can face life imprisonment or even death
Kurdish woman perseveres after losing both legs in an Islamic State bombing
Lisa Calan plans to tell her story and those of other IS bombing victims.
Mosul University is a very different place after Islamic State got to it
Islamic State used the campus to train fighters and research bomb-making, but students and faculty hope to restore the university to its former glory.
Small child brutalized by IS struggles with physical and mental scars
Three-year-old Kheri Khidhr lost an ear and was maimed by his Islamic State captor.
Some of Pakistan’s highly educated youth gravitate toward violent extremism
Security experts warn the problem could worsen as the country’s conservative streak deepens.
With IS gone, Iraqis flock back to hot sulphur springs
Freed of Islamic State’s rigid control, visitors looking for some healing return to Hammam al-Alil.
Here’s what Iraqi soldiers found when they re-took the ancient city of Hatra, a World Heritage site that IS deemed ‘un-Islamic.’
Millions of uneducated children could spell disaster for Pakistan
An estimated 3 million young people — 58 percent of children in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province — don’t attend school thanks in part to terrorism and government counter-terrorism measures.
Islamic State is a US ‘tool,’ says former Afghan leader
The US paved the way for Hamid Karzai’s rise to power, but Afghanistan’s former president now says he sees no difference between the US and the terror group.