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  • 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...
  • 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......
  • 6 British troops presumed dead in massive Afghan blast

     
    REPORTING FROM KABUL, Afghanistan -- Six British troops were missing and presumed dead after a massive blast destroyed their tank-like armored vehicle in Helmand province, British and coalition military officials said Wednesday. It would be the largest...
  • Pakistan prime minister names new spy agency chief

     
    Prime Minister Yusaf Raza Gilani on Friday named a successor to Lt. Gen. Ahmed Shuja Pasha as the head of Pakistan’s powerful spy agency, ending speculation that Pasha’s term would be extended for the third year in a row....
  • Brazil lashes out after military contract canceled

     
    Brazil has warned the US government that the abrupt cancellation of a contract to buy Brazilian warplanes for the US Air Force could damage military relations between the two countries....