March 12, 2013 The Iranian leader attended Hugo Chávez's funeral in Venezuela. Afterward, a photo surfaced that Iran's conservative clerics say shows him sinning — by touching a woman to whom he's not related.
February 10, 2013 Sufi Islam is a small sect that is not politically active. And yet Sufi shrines have been repeatedly targeted by radical groups during upheavals in North Africa and elsewhere.
February 10, 2013 Syria has generally followed the "middle way" in Islam, but ultra-conservative Islamists have been on the rise throughout the region. Syrians are debating what role Islam might play if President Bashar Assad's regime is toppled.
September 22, 2012 Muslims in the U.S. have not been protesting as groups have chosen to remain mostly on the sidelines during the controversy.
September 21, 2012 Tens of thousands of anti-American protesters have taken to the streets again. In Pakistan. There are reports of at least six deaths.
September 20, 2012 Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, a.k.a. Sam Bacile, dubbed vile words over her performance and turned it into "a hateful anti-Islamic production," Cindy Lee Garcia says in a court filing. She wants YouTube to take down the video.
July 19, 2012 "We can look to the people in the middle or far east or in the middle of Africa saying to them 'America is the role model. Try to learn from us in America,' " says Imam Ossama Bahloul. Opponents had tried to block the mosque's opening.
December 20, 2011 Stories on the new Catholic liturgy prompted complaints that Catholicism is over-covered. Islam, Judaism and Christianity were in fact mentioned much more this year. A monthly average of three stories mentioning the denomination practiced by a quarter of all Americans doesn't seem out of line.
November 2, 2011 Charlie Hebdo's director calls those responsible "idiots who betray their own religion."
June 28, 2011 Talk of the Nation's on the road at the Aspen Ideas Festival today. Michael Chertoff, John Negroponte, Jane Harman and Thomas Friedman talk about September 11, Michele Norris and Michel Martin talk across difference, and Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf talks about interfaith dialogue.
March 10, 2011 "There is nothing radical or un-American in holding these hearings," says the chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security.
March 10, 2011 The controversial session begins at 9:30 a.m. ET. It can be watched on the Web.