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  • French neighbors puzzle over Maxime Hauchard, accused in beheadings

    The modest white stucco house set back from the road in this Normandy village near Rouen has been shuttered for more than a week. "They've gone. We don't know when they'll be back," said Rene Bret, a next-door neighbor. Like everyone else in this...
  • Afghan mullah offers ancient wisdom to youths on Facebook

    Afghan mullah offers ancient wisdom to youths on Facebook
    For years, said Mohammad Sajad Mohseni, a 63-year-old mullah, young Afghans took one look at his salt-and-pepper beard, white turban and coral-colored prayer beads and dismissed him. "They just saw me as another mullah," Mohseni said. But that changed...
  • VIDEO: 2010 Central Floridian of the Year runner-up Imam Muhammad Musri

    VIDEO: 2010 Central Floridian of the Year runner-up Imam Muhammad Musri
  • Jerusalem remains tense as Netanyahu calls for restraint

    Rainy days in Jerusalem haven’t doused the heightened emotions that continue to flare around the contested city, where the Temple Mount has been reopened to visitors but restrictions remain imposed on Muslim worship and leaders strain to keep a...
  • First Lady Rula Ghani aims to elevate Afghanistan's women

    As the wife of the newly elected president, Rula Ghani stands to be the first publicly visible wife of an Afghan leader in nearly a century. But unlike her most direct antecedent — Queen Soraya, who along with her husband, King Amanullah, ruled...
  • In East Jerusalem, Israeli-Palestinian tension nears boiling point

    In East Jerusalem, Israeli-Palestinian tension nears boiling point
    The stones tell the story. They litter alleyways and doorsteps, line roadways stained black by scorch marks from burning tires and firebombs, sit loose and at the ready atop crumbling rock walls. Hardly a day goes by without a stone-throwing clash...
  • Muslim groups condemn Oklahoma beheading

    After an Oklahoma woman’s beheading in what authorities say was an attack by a man with alleged ties to Islam, Muslim groups condemned the violence and offered condolences to the families of its victims Authorities say Alton Nolen, 30, beheaded...
  • Islamic State recruiting women to 'have kids and cook'

    Months after declaring an Islamic caliphate, Islamic State, which has seized large swaths of Syria and Iraq, is seeking to address a need of any viable nation: women. In Internet posts and social media messaging, the extremist Sunni militants are...
  • NFL: Husain Abdullah shouldn't have been penalized for Muslim prayer

    NFL: Husain Abdullah shouldn't have been penalized for Muslim prayer
    Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah was flagged during Monday night’s game after he kneeled for a Muslim prayer after returning an interception for a touchdown. Abdullah, a practicing Muslim, was flagged 15 yards for unsportsmanlike conduct ...
  • Over 50 bodies found in Iraq, raising fears of new massacres

    Over 50 bodies found in Iraq, raising fears of new massacres
    The bodies of more than 50 people apparently killed in a sectarian slaying were found south of Baghdad, Iraqi authorities said Wednesday, adding to fears of a new round of massacres driven by Sunni-Shiite conflicts. The corpses were discovered late...
  • China airing details about suspects in terrorist attacks

    China airing details about suspects in terrorist attacks
    Just who are the alleged extremists responsible for the wave of terrorist attacks across China in the last year? A bearded man who recorded himself burning the flags of China, the U.S., Pakistan and Egypt. But also his elderly mother, wrinkled and...