• Lebanon's BMX-Riding Preacher Arrested After Two Years On the Run

    A conservative but quirky preacher who led a group of bearded Islamists that battled with Hezbollah and the Lebanese Army was reportedly captured while attempting to leave Beirut disguised by a 1970’s style bushy mustache and combover.

  • Ramadan for the Unsure

    Now it’s Ramadan, the month during which Muslims fast from dawn to sunset for 30 days and celebrate the revelation of the Qur’an. There are times when I can get into the mystery of god, yes. But I don’t always place stock in the idea that my Qur’an...