Pakistan’s only Nobel laureate, Abdus Salam, who led the discovery of the subatomic “God particle” has his name banned from textbooks, and is no longer considered a hero in his nation.
Egypt's presidential elections are set for this week. The candidates all seem to be lining up to claim the mantle of preserver of the revolution and champion of Islam. But who will capture the populace and excite them enough to be elected remains to be seen.
On Apr. 10, Fremont Vice Mayor Anu Natarajan launched her campaign to become the nation’s first Indian American woman mayor.
Can a joke break down stereotypes and dispel myths? Middle Eastern American comedians Aron Kader, Maz Jobrani, Maysoon Zayid and Dean Obeidallah are proving that it can.
In the wake of the end of the Iraq war, U.S. ethnic media are taking a sober look at the last nine years of American military intervention in Iraq, and the meaning of the war in each of their communities.
Congressman Keith Ellison started a 24-hour hunger strike Thursday evening as a sign of solidarity with four Occupy DC protesters who have fasted for more than a week.
Saudi Arabia is flexing its financial and diplomatic might across the Middle East in a wide-ranging bid to contain the tide of change, shield other monarchies from popular discontent and avert the overthrow of any more leaders struggling to calm turbulent nations.
If memory serves, the police captain met me over coffee on a Wednesday night in October 2001, when the world was dizzy with menace.