Asra Nomani, 'Standing Alone' with Muslim Women Muslim feminist Asra Nomani, a former Wall Street Journal reporter, recently spent a fellowship covering a Muslim woman who was building a women's mosque in India. Nomani's new book is called Standing Alone in Mecca: An American Woman's Struggle for the Soul of Islam.
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Asra Nomani, 'Standing Alone' with Muslim Women

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Asra Nomani covered the war in Afghanistan for Salon. hide caption

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Asra Nomani grew up in West Virginia, covered the war in Afghanistan for Salon, and was part of the group striving to locate and rescue her former Wall Street Journal colleague Daniel Pearl.

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