Iraq Changes Prayer Direction: Karbala, Not MeccaAmid rising violence and concerns of all-out sectarian war, Iraqi PM raises tension, calls for Shi'ite holy city to be direction of prayer.
Al Qaeda: Death to Shi'ites for Betraying IslamBranch of al-Qaeda vows death to Shi'ites for 'cursing the prophet Mohammed'; urges terrorists to keep fighting in Iraq, Sinai peninsula.
Shi'ite Pilgrimage Holiday Bombed in Iraq, 41 DeadThree explosions throughout Iraq target Shi'ite pilgrims on Ashura holiday, leave 41 dead in the sectarian clash.
Iraq: Riots Over 'Offense to Islam'Violence, lynching, demonstrations against American oil companies, after Egyptian man tears down Shi'ite posters.
At Least 42 Dead in Lebanon BombingsAt least 42 people have been killed in two car bombs targeting mosques in the northern city of Tripoli.
Analysis: On the Sunni Side of the StreetDon't let the word "containment" distract you: a pact with the Saudis is good, says Mark Langfan.
4 Egyptians Detained After Iranian Shoe TossEgyptian security forces arrested four men outside a mosque in Cairo for trying to attack Iranian President Ahmadinejad.
Shi'ite, Sunni in Televised Brawl on Egyptian TVRepresentatives of rival Muslim streams showed viewers just how disunited the Muslim world is.
Death Toll Climbs in Lebanon's Syrian ClashesThe death toll from Syrian-related clashes continues to climb in the Lebanese port city of Tripoli, as Israel closely monitors the events.
Kuwait Approve Death Penalty for 'Cursing Allah'Kuwait’s parliament provisionally passed amendments to its penal code stipulating death for those who curse the Islamic god.
Sectarian Bombings in Iraq Kill 60+A string of bombings targeting primarily Shiite targets killed scores and wounded hundreds as Baghdad's political crisis deepens.
Saudis Vow 'Iron Fist' to Quell Shiite UnrestSaudi officials say they will use force to quell Shiite protesters who complain of pervasive discrimination in the Sunni kingdom.
Baghdad Bombings Kill 78A wave of bombings by Sunni insurgents killed 78 in predominantly Shiite neighborhoods; the second such attack following the US pullout.
Gulf Tensions Fester in BahrainBahrain remains the focal point of Gulf Shiite-Sunni tensions; suspends joint business councils with Iran, Iraq, and Lebanon over "interference."
Bahrain Group: Boycott IranThe Middle East uprisings are turning Muslim Shi’ites and the Sunni elite against each other. Bahrain business leaders call for a boycott of Iran.
Shi'ite Islam Spreading In GazaIranian support for Hamas brings Shi'ite Islam to Sunni Gaza and may herald tension between Hamas and Tehran. Israel leaves door open for Iran.
Muslim Uprisings Spread to IraqBahrain’s Shi’ite Muslim unrest sparks violence in Iraq, which Obama has been hoping will calm down as US tries to leave. Al-Qaeda strikes again.