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Dubai says it welcomes foreigners, but some end up in prison for offenses that few Westerners would dream were even crimes.

By ROD NORDLAND

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer

A Proposal for Islam

Muslims should not be compelled to practice the religion in the way authorities define.

By MUSTAFA AKYOL

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Op-Ed Contributor

I Can’t Wait to Drive in Saudi Arabia Again

The last time I was arrested. Next time, I will be on the road to equality with my fellow Saudi women.

By MANAL AL-SHARIF

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Saudis Wonder What’s Next After the King Allows Women to Drive

While the change does not take effect until next June, the announcement was so abrupt it stunned the country, and the world.

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Saudi Arabia Agrees to Let Women Drive

The monarchy abandoned its driving ban for women, long criticized as an infringement on women’s rights and a drag on the economy and society.

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In Indonesia, Chinese Deity Is Covered in Sheet After Muslims Protest

Muslims had threatened to tear down a 100-foot statue of the deity Guan Yu, which was built outside the gates of a Chinese Confucian temple last month.

By RUSSELL GOLDMAN

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Indonesian Province May Move Canings Away From Public Eye

The governor of Aceh Province is considering making whippings private to avoid negative attention. A state in neighboring Malaysia, meanwhile, has voted to allow public punishment.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer

Shariah’s Winding Path Into Modernity

Islamic law has gotten a bad reputation, sometimes for good reason. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be reformed.

By MUSTAFA AKYOL

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Saudi Arabia to Offer Physical Education Classes for Girls

The education ministry is debating what activities will be allowed when girls in public schools are allowed to take fitness classes in the coming academic year.

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Retiring

Retirement Savings, the Muslim Way

An industry has sprouted to help Muslims who choose halal investing, which is guided by Islamic rules and principles.

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Op-Ed Contributors

They Brushed Off Kamala Harris. Then She Brushed Us Off.

We went to the Senate to testify about the brutal experience of women under Islamist rule. But the Democratic senators ignored us.

By AYAAN HIRSI ALI and ASRA Q. NOMANI

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Taliban Target: Scholars of Islam

There has been an uptick in the killing of scholars as the Taliban have intensified their efforts to disrupt the Afghan government.

By MUJIB MASHAL and JAWAD SUKHANYAR

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2 Men in Indonesia Sentenced to Caning for Having Gay Sex

The sentence of 85 lashes alarmed rights activists, who called it excessive and a dangerous turn of events in the province of Aceh, which has imposed a strict version of Shariah.

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Dispatch

Drinking Fanta With Islamist Militants

Visiting Mogadishu in the fall of 2006, I was prepared to confront angry Islam. What I saw stunned me, but not in the way you might expect.

By JEFFREY GETTLEMAN

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Indonesians Seek to Export a Modernized Vision of Islam

The youth wing of Nahdlatul Ulama, an Indonesian Islamic group, is pressing governments around the world to bring Islamic law into line with 21st-century norms.

By JOE COCHRANE

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In Canada, Where Muslims Are Few, Group Stirs Fear of Islamists

La Meute started a year and a half ago in Quebec to oppose what it calls “invasive political Islam.” Now, its social media campaign has more than 50,000 followers.

By CRAIG S. SMITH

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Letter

Canada’s Muslims

The head of a website distinguishes between anti-Muslim and anti-Islamist.

Op-Ed Contributor

The Bigotry That Armed the Quebec Mosque Attacker

I always wanted to believe that Canada was immune to hate crime against Muslims. I’ve had to learn otherwise.

By HAROON SIDDIQUI

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Banda Aceh Journal

As Shariah Experiment Becomes a Model, Indonesia’s Secular Face Slips

In recent years, the Muslim-majority nation has drifted in a conservative direction, and a province dominated by the legal code of Islam is no longer an outlier.

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In Indonesia, an Islamic Edict Seeks to Keep Santa Hats Off Muslims

A religious order that bars Muslims from wearing Christmas-themed clothing is adding to political and religious tensions prompted by the prosecution of Jakarta’s governor.

By JOE COCHRANE

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