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  • Florida man charged with plotting attacks to avenge Muslims

     
    A naturalized American citizen who was born in the former Yugoslavia has been charged with plotting to use explosives against heavily-populated targets, as part of a campaign to get vengeance for misdeeds he said he felt were done against Muslims,...
  • Appeals court affirms order blocking Oklahoma sharia law ban

     
    A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that blocked the implementation of an Oklahoma law barring judges from considering international or Islamic law in their decisions....
  • Confessed Norway mass killer to undergo 2nd psychiatric evaluation

     
    Confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik is to undergo a second psychiatric evaluation in Norway. The first assessment found that Breivik was clinically insane when he set off a car bomb and went on a shooting rampage near Oslo, killing 77 people....
  • ElBaradei drops out of Egypt's presidential race

     
    REPORTING FROM CAIRO -- Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mohamed ElBaradei has dropped out of the race for the Egyptian presidency in protest over the slow pace by the nation’s military rulers to allow democracy to take hold after a year of revolution and...
  • Bombing kills scores of pilgrims in southern Iraq

     
    A suicide bomber killed at least 55 Shiite Muslim pilgrims Saturday in southern Iraq in the latest violence that has shaken the nation since U.S. forces withdrew in December....
  • Turkey slams Rick Perry's terrorism comment

     
    Rick Perry says Turkey is ruled by “what many would perceive to be Islamic terrorists.” Turkey criticizes Perry comments....
  • Mubarak is patriot, victim of 'malicious talk,' trial defense says

     
    Toppled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was portrayed by his lawyer Tuesday as an uncorrupted patriot who has been "mauled by malicious talk" in connection with charges that he was complicit in the deaths of hundreds of anti-government protesters....
  • Rushdie's invitation to Indian literary festival stirs controversy

     
    Salman Rushdie to be their keynote speaker. They may have gotten more than they bargained for. Salman Rushdie's plans to attend this weekend's Jaipur Literature Festival in India has brought pressure down on organizers, with state officials urging them to...
  • Muslim Brotherhood party official tapped for Egypt's parliament speaker

     
    Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt, parliament, Islamists: A leader of the Muslim Brotherhood's political party is poised to become the speaker of Egypt's parliament, a stunning reversal of fortunes for a movement banned under ousted President Hosni Mubarak....
  • Why Muslims like Ron Paul

     
      Religion News Service writer Omar Sacirbey tells why many Muslim voters favor libertarian GOP candidate Ron Paul:   (RNS) Growing up in rural parts of the American West, Nadja Adolf’s libertarian streak developed early on. “When you come...
  • Interfaith prayer service for peace on Thursday, Jan. 19

     
    Religious leaders from several faiths will join for an interfaith prayer for peace at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 19 at Congregation of Reform Judaism, 928 Malone Dr., Orlando. The faith leaders will gather to pray for the common goal of peace through word and...