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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...
  • Koran protests: What do Marines learn about Afghan culture?

     
    At least 20 people have been killed, including two American soldiers, as protests rage over the apparent accidental burning of Korans at a U.S.-run military installation north of Kabul. Trying to stem the rage, military officials have promised to train...
  • India marks 10th anniversary of Gujarat riots that killed hundreds

     
    India Gujarat riots: India marks 10-year anniversary of deadly Gujarat communal riots...
  • Two more Americans killed by Afghan gunman, officials say

     
    REPORTING FROM KABUL, Afghanistan -- Two American soldiers were killed Thursday by a civilian employee of the Afghan army, according to Afghan officials -- the latest in a concerted series of attacks in which Afghan soldiers, police or government...
  • Israeli police clash with Palestinians in Jerusalem

     
    Israeli police clashed Friday with rock-throwing Palestinian youths outside the Old City’s Al Aqsa mosque and at a separate Jerusalem checkpoint, resulting in the death of one Palestinian and more than dozen injuries on both sides, according to...
  • Faith and presidential politics among top religion stories in 2011

     
    The biggest religion stories of 2011 involved tensions over Islam and questions about faith in presidential politics, especially Mormonism, according to a new analysis of religion in the news by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in...
  • Local Muslim leader blasts 'old Orientalist mindset' about Islam

     
    I asked Ahmed Rehab (right), executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)- Chicago if he had reflections he'd like to add to Why Apologize to Afghanistan? by Andrew C. McCarthy at the National Review Online, an essay I......