Saudi women are at the heart of a transformation spearheaded by the country's crown prince—and also at the center of a tug of war between those agitating for further reforms and a religious majority that remains wary of change.
In today's America, disparaging Islam is acceptable in ways that disparaging other religions is not.
Activists believe Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is attempting to silence dissent.
That identification of Englishness with whiteness in the American racial imaginary is nowhere more evident than racialist imaginings of the British royal family.
Whatever hell might still come, Donald Trump’s America is already hell enough for this Muslim-American veteran.
The Organization of the Islamic Conference also rejects President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel—and the U.S. as a mediator in the peace process.
Recognizing the city—which is holy to Muslims as well as Christians and Jews—as Israel's capital would upend decades of U.S. policy and risk potentially violent protests.
Media are all atwitter over the prince's engagement to the mixed-race American actress—interesting, since genealogists claim he is descended from Muhammad.