Tunisia said it would arm tourism police and deploy hundreds of reinforcements as authorities moved to boost security after a jihadist gunned down 38 people at a seaside resort in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.
A university student and fan of breakdancing who worked part-time to fund his studies, Seifeddine Rezgui seemed like a normal young Tunisian man.
A famed active campaigner for women's rights, Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir is concerned about the growing conservatism of Islam in Malaysia.
The Islamic State group's "caliphate" enters its second year Monday with the jihadists expanding their territory in Syria and Iraq and their global reach by claiming attacks in Tunisia and Kuwait.
Japan expects the cost of the 2020 Olympic stadium to rise to 252 billion yen ($2 billion), the country's sports minister said on Monday. Hakubun Shimomura confirmed that the price tag represented a 90 billion yen hike since the futuristic design by Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid was chosen in 2012.
Dr. Zeti Aziz is recognized as a pioneering force in the global financial system, most notably for her formative role in mitigating the effects of the 1997 Asian financial crisis both on the regional economy and that of Malaysia.
The world in general can learn a bit about multi-racialism from Singapore.
The Kaaba is located within the Grand Mosque at the heart of Mecca and is known as the house of God within the Islamic faith.
Is religion at the heart of the armed group's violent ideology? Is the end game more about politics and power? And how will this shape the fight against ISIL's message, its violence and its broader ambitions?
Nabil Zorkot is a photographer in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. In his interview with SAMAR, he discusses the Lebanese of Ivory Coast. Zorkot also speaks about his experiences of documenting the country during harsh times.
Born and raised in Dakar (Senegal), ecologist Haidar El Ali is the Minister of Fisheries and Maritime Affairs of his country of adoption.
Singapore's Azreen Sairudin has quit sepaktakraw after he was seriously injured and lost his younger brother in a motorbike crash during the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, a report said on Monday.
Zainal Abidin's tiny food stall serves just one item and opens for only a few hours but is besieged each day by nearly a thousand customers clamouring for Malaysia's undisputed national dish, nasi lemak.
An increasing number of consumer brands are using the month-long Muslim holiday of Ramadan as a business opportunity. Here's how smaller brands can artfully follow suit.
Mr. Hilfiger is among the latest in a handful of designers and merchants seeking to capitalize on the advent of Ramadan, the holiest month of the Islamic lunar calendar.
The creative arts sector, which encompasses performing arts, music, film, creative writing, graphic design, photography and visual arts, is becoming increasingly a crucial component of modern economies.
The coalition government has unveiled new laws that target Muslims, while across Europe there is growing Islamophobia. But our movement can resist this onslaught, argues Hassan Mahamdallie.
It is a wintery Sunday afternoon. I am sitting, along with a friend, in a semi-detached house in Southfields, suburban south-west London, the headquarters of the world-wide Ahmadiyya movement.