| Sep 27, 2014
| 1:32 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:52 AM
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 ...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 7:00 AM
By his count, Vyankatesh Abdeo has helped convert 700,000 Indian Christians and Muslims to Hinduism over the last two decades, but he would describe it differently.
"It is not conversion; it is reconversion," said the professorial Abdeo, national...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 9:38 AM
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...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 12:05 PM
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...