Feds Threaten University Funding Over Islam Focused Studies

The Trump administration is threatening to cut funding for a Middle East studies program run by the University of North Carolina and Duke University, arguing that it's misusing a federal grant to advance "ideological priorities" and unfairly promote "the posit...

Video Essay: Give Us a Voice

Most people around the world will never experience the types of freedom Americans are blessed with, says GV Wire producer Jamie Ouverson. From Rohingya Muslims in Southeast Asia to Palestinians in the Middle...

Trump: Strikes on Iran ‘Cocked and Loaded,’ Then Called Off

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. was "cocked and loaded" to retaliate against Iran for downing an unmanned American surveillance drone, but he canceled the strikes 10 minutes before they were to be launched after being told 150 people c...

Tensions Rise as Iran Speeds Up Enrichment, US Sends Troops

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will surpass the uranium-stockpile limit set by its nuclear deal in the next 10 days, an official said Monday, raising pressure on Europeans trying to save the accord a year after the U.S. withdrawal lit the fuse for the heightened ten...
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Moon Sightings, Politics Play a Part in Muslim Holiday

BEIRUT — Muslims across the Middle East and beyond began Tuesday marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, one of the most celebrated holidays for the world's 1.5 billion Muslims, amid confusion about the start of the three-day holiday fed partly by politica...