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By Maurice Chammah The popular image of Egypt split by religious and political loyalties belies a subtle story of piety and social change.
Irina Papkova reviews Geraldine Fagan's "Believing in Russia - Religious Policy After Communism"
By Alex Thurston A ceasefire between the Nigerian authorities and Boko Haram in early July brought short-lived hopes for peace and a growing cynicism in the government's abilities to end the violence.
By Saba Imtiaz In Pakistan's Punjab province, shrines to the doomed lovers of epic sagas are not only testament to the allure of tragic romance, but a symbol of women's struggle against patriarchy.
In the weeks following the death of Hugo Chávez, thousands of his supporters flocked to Caracas to view his body. Ezra Fieser was there to learn more about the myth, the man and his "Jesus image."
As violence spreads amongst Burma's Buddhist majority and Muslim minority, Francis Wade meets U Wirathu, who calls himself the "Burmese Bin Laden," and a former monk who rejects Wirathu's message of intolerance.
Press accounts about Muslims in Chiapas state have failed to understand the complexity of faith in the region, writes Umar Farooq, reporting from Mexico on faith, justice and the Zapatista movement.
Photographer Ryan Roco investigates the complex and multifaceted conflict that led to the current refugee crisis in Burma's Arakan state.
In Pakistan, polling is over and the votes have been counted but the voice of one group has not been heard. Saba Imtiaz reports from Karachi on the missing Ahmadi vote.
On April 13, Carmen Weinstein, leader of Egypt’s dwindling Jewish community, died at her home in Cairo. She was 82. Maurice Chammah looks back on his 2012 meeting with Ms. Weinstein, and considers the past and future of Egypt's Jews.