Mozambique’s military responded swiftly following deadly attacks by Islamist gunmen on three police stations recently.
The first Islamist attack carried out by Mozambicans in the country is particularly surprising given the pride the country takes in its sound and relaxed inter-religious relations.
Supporters of Jakarta’s former Governor Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama.
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An expert on Islam and democracy examines the threat to the world's largest Muslim majority country.
A woman holds a flag as she looks out over the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum.
Data on violent incidents in the US reveal that our focus on Islamist extremism since 9/11 may be misguided.
Looking the right way?
Despite the growing threat from far-right groups, deradicalisation programmes have been largely targeting Muslims.
Tensions between cattle herders and crop-farming communities in Nigeria have escalated in the past few months.
Escalating clashes between herders and farmers in Nigeria threaten the country's national and food security. A response based on innovation, sustainability and political will is urgently needed.
A new look.
Indonesia has both the world's largest Muslim population and a vibrant young democracy.
Algerians know that Abdelaziz Bouteflika can’t go on forever.
The "deep state" has been a problem in Algeria for decades, but at last it's being turfed out. Or is it?
Protesting the death of Ananta Bijoy Das.
Three secular political bloggers have been killed in Bangladesh since the start of 2015 – but the outrage behind the murders started a long time ago.
How dissent is being dealt with in Egypt
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The deadly attack in Paris by French Islamists with ties to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) provokes several basic responses. One major response is a broad affirmation that the actions of the violent…
This candlelit rally in Tunisia was one of the many condemnations from Muslim nations of the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo.
The tradition of freedom of expression on religious matters is not quite so venerable as many seem to imagine in the outcry at the killing of Charlie Hebdo journalists and cartoonists in Paris. While modern…