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Tue, 28 Mar 2017 04:50:17 -0400Hamtramck, Mich., used to be mostly Polish. Now, the population has changed, with a growing population of Muslims, coming mostly from Yemen and Bangladesh.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 05:06:00 -0400NPR's Pentagon Correspondent Tom Bowman explains U.S. and coalition efforts to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa and the ongoing fight for the Iraqi city of Mosul. Recent airstrikes in Mosul may have led to the deaths of more than one hundred civilians, including women and children.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 05:06:00 -0400Visa holders who worked with the U.S. overseas say they've been detained and threatened with deportation upon arrival in the country, but federal officials say there is broad discretion to deny entry.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:26:20 -0400Loveday Morris, Washington Post Baghdad bureau chief, says if confirmed, the deadly airstrike marks the most civilian causalities since the U.S. began fighting ISIS in 2014.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 07:00:00 -0400Maysaloun Hamoud's In Between highlights the challenges young Palestinian women face in Israel as they try to live amid contradictory expectations. Hamoud has received death threats since its release.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:31:00 -0400Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak is a free man for the first time in six years. He was freed from house arrest at a military hospital after being cleared of claims he ordered Arab Spring protesters shot.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:31:00 -0400Some Islamic institutions in the U.S. were founded by brotherhood members or sympathizers. Community leaders say ties with the Islamist movement were cut long ago; conservatives suspect otherwise.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:51:00 -0400Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was freed Friday morning after six years in detention. His lawyers say he has left a military hospital where he has essentially been under house arrest.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:10:09 -0400Comedian Negin Farsad traveled all over the U.S. to clear up misconceptions about Islam while making people laugh. She calls this form of activism "social justice comedy."
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:10:09 -0400Maysoon Zayid teases herself for all the ways she's different: she has cerebral palsy, she's Muslim, she's Palestinian. By making us laugh at it, she gets us to think about acceptance.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:10:09 -0400When comedian and TV host Sandi Toksvig came out as gay in the early 1990s, she used humor to recover from the onslaught of vitriol.Today, she says, humor can help bring about social change.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:19:00 -0400Hosni Mubarak, 88 and ailing, was acquitted by Egypt's top appeals court of charges that he ordered police to kill anti-government protesters in 2011.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:32:00 -0400Dr. Hussam Jefee-Bahloul writes poems to capture his longing for his troubled homeland.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:27:00 -0400The conflict has created chronic mental pain in a country with few mental health specialists. Dr. Hassum Jefee-Bahloul, a Syrian psychiatrist who now lives in the U.S., has a plan to help.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:06:00 -0400The U.S. considers deploying hundreds more American troops to Syria in the final phase of the war against ISIS — one that could reshape borders and relationships in the Middle East.