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  • Mendenhall sounds ridiculous (again)

    Mendenhall sounds ridiculous (again)
    Reading Rashard Mendenhall’s Twitter feed sounds like a guy who has taken a dangerous number of hits to the head. You might recall the way Mendenhall tweeted support of the moronic stylings of Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson a while back, even...
  • Two South Florida imams arrested in Pakistani Taliban case

  • Movie review: 'Just Like Us'

    Movie review: 'Just Like Us'
    Egyptian American comedian Ahmed Ahmed documents his journey across the Middle East performing stand-up for Arab and Muslim laugh-seekers in the jaunty, if slim, documentary "Just Like Us." The ebullient Ahmed, who traveled and shared the marquee with...
  • Jonathan Gold quiz: Test your knowledge of food and Islam

    Jonathan Gold quiz: Test your knowledge of food and Islam
    In the spirit of disclosure, it must be confessed that the author of this quiz has occasionally been unkind on the subject of dietary restrictions, perhaps as a result of exposure to more than his share of Tofurkey sausage pizza and gluten-free bakery...
  • 'American Dervish': A Muslim boy grows up in the Midwest

    'American Dervish': A Muslim boy grows up in the Midwest
    After countless years spent memorizing the Koran and subscribing to most anything that might make him more Muslim, Pakistani American college student Hayat Shah finally finds enlightenment — in the form of a pork bratwurst. "I lifted the sausage...
  • Chinese mosque demolition heightens ethnic tensions

     
    REPORTING FROM BEIJING -- The government demolition of a newly refurbished mosque in a northern Chinese village has raised tensions with the Hui, a Muslim group that in the past has been granted more freedoms by the Chinese Communist Party, unlike other...
  • Muslim villagers angry in mosque incident

     
    The destruction of a mosque threatens to spoil relations between Chinese and Hui, once considered the model Muslim minority by the Chinese...
  • On Christopher Hitchens: August Brown considers

     
    August Brown writes: For me, his greatest influence was on the page. His style was defined by a refusal to resort to stock images and analysis -- or to accept them from others....
  • N.Y. man faces hate crime, arson counts in firebomb attacks

     
    New York firebombings: A New York man has been charged in the New Year's Day firebombings. He now faces a hate crime charge in addition to arson-related charges....
  • Coptic Christian billionaire taken to court accused of 'insulting Islam'

     
    Christian billionaire Naguib Sawiris is scheduled to appear in court on Jan.14 after he was charged Monday with "blasphemy and insulting Islam" by Cairo prosecutors, state newspaper Al Ahram quoted judiciary sources as saying on its website....
  • 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,...