HBO just announced the show is officially returning for another season.
A gay panic that started with LGBTQI emojis has escalated to a full on government crackdown.
'De sataniske vers' er for intellektuelle muslimer, hvad 'Infinite Jest' er for hipstere: alle har den, men ingen har læst den.
'The Satanic Verses' is to Muslim intellectuals what 'Infinite Jest' is to hipsters: It's on everyone's shelves and they all have strong opinions on the author, but most haven't read past the first 30 pages.
It's only one aspect of the country's entrenched homophobia.
The fatwa appears to go beyond IS's previous known utterances on the subject, and sheds new light on how the group is trying to reinterpret centuries-old teachings to justify the sexual slavery of women.
The recovered fatwa says taking organs from a living captive to save a Muslim's life, even if it is fatal for the captive, is permissible. It justifies the practice in part by drawing an analogy to cannibalism in extreme circumstances.
Fifty-three clerics penned a letter casting the conflict in Syria as a sectarian war between Sunnis and their enemies in Iran and Russia.
Pakistan saw a respite from the heat on Thursday with the temperature at 93.2 degrees Fahrenheit in Karachi, down from 113 degrees recording on Sunday, but heat stroke victims were still arriving at local hospitals.