Barry and Molly are on the brink of war with the Caliphate; Leila makes a bold political move; Barry and Daliyah come to a crossroads in their relationship; the conflict in Abuddin threatens to turn into a bloody civil war.
How to Live
When Abuddin falls into chaos, Daliyah takes a public stand against Barry and convinces Fauzi to leave; Barry gives Maloof authority to shut down Leila’s opposition to regain control; Ahmed pressures his mother to surrender.
Ask for the Earth
Molly returns to Abuddin to pursue her daughter’s killer; Leila and Cogswell hope for a brief escape from the world only to find that its impossible; Barry take a hard line with the country in the wake of his daughter’s death.
Rock and a Hard Place
Following thwarted terrorist attacks, Barry bans open prayer at the university; Al-Qadi stands up against the restriction on religious freedom; Daliyah and Barry comfort each other; Leila’s relationship with Cogswell heats up, as does her campaign.
Prayer for Our Daughters
A catastrophe threatens to rock the country to its core and Barry and Molly respond in vastly different ways; protests break out in Abuddin; Al-Qadi struggles with his position between Islamic faction; Fauzi and Leila launch their campaigns.
The Dead and the Living
Barry and Molly try to prevent a personal tragedy; Fauzi and Daliyah grow closer; and Ahmed uncovers a dark secret from Nusrat’s past.
Barry learns his hold over Abuddin is weak; Sammy begins a risky relationship: Ihab discovers an outlet for desires for revenge; Fauzi is thrown into a political role upon returning to Abuddin; and the future of Abuddin is threatened.
With Jamal’s life in danger and Abuddin on the verge of plunging into chaos, Barry steps forward as interim president and sets the stage for democratic elections. Daliyah takes a leading role in the nation, bringing her close to Barry. Swept up in the tides of revenge, army leaders overstep their bounds in securing peace. An American General who shares history with Leila arrives in Abuddin.
Barry encourages Rami to stay and oversee the transition; Leila cooperates with the Arab League, hoping to secure a position for herself and Ahmed in the new world order.
Barry takes advantage of a sandstorm to overrun the Caliphate’s military base; Leila re-examines her loyalties and makes a bold play in the palace; Molly uses all the resources at her disposal to try and save Barry’s life.