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  • Two South Florida imams arrested in Pakistani Taliban case

  • Florida Imams Arrested For Aiding Pakistani Taliban

    Florida Imams Arrested For Aiding Pakistani Taliban
    The imam of a Florida mosque and his two sons, one also a Muslim spiritual leader, were arrested on Saturday on charges of financing and supporting the Pakistani Taliban, U.S. officials said. The three Pakistan-born U.S. citizens were among six charged...
  • 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...
  • Arrest made in plot to blow up Baltimore-area military recruiting center

    Arrest made in plot to blow up Baltimore-area military recruiting center
    A 21-year-old Baltimore County man, whose Facebook postings about jihad gave way to discussions with an FBI informant about how to kill American soldiers, was arrested Wednesday after authorities say he tried to blow up a Catonsville military recruiting...
  • Man charged in bomb plot appeared to drift into Islamic extremism

    Man charged in bomb plot appeared to drift into Islamic extremism
    Not so long ago, the young man accused of plotting to blow up a military recruiting station in Catonsville had a mundane job: selling children's clothes at Columbia Mall. When he was hired as a sales associate about a year ago, Antonio Martinez was...
  • A terror suspect in our midst

    A  terror suspect in our midst
    It's difficult to know whether to feel more alarmed or relieved by the news that the FBI today arrested a man who they say intended to detonate a car bomb outside a military recruiting station in Catonsville. As in a case in Portland, Ore., in which a...
  • Bomb plot suspect drew inspiration from radicals, Web

    Bomb plot suspect drew inspiration from radicals, Web
    The suspect in the attempted bombing of the Army recruiting center in Catonsville apparently drew inspiration from an array of websites and radical Islamic leaders, including a U.S.-born cleric who has been targeted for assassination by the Obama...
  • Man accused in bomb plot had prior criminal charges

    Man accused in bomb plot had prior criminal charges
    Before being charged in a jihadist plot to kill American soldiers in Catonsville with a car bomb, Antonio Martinez was a petty thief in the D.C. suburbs. At age 16, he was arrested for armed robbery. Juvenile records aren't public, but two years later &#...
  • Police: Two Arrested In Hate Crime Subway Beating Of Imam

    Police: Two Arrested In Hate Crime Subway Beating Of Imam
    Two men, including a transportation police officer, are under arrest Thursday after allegedly beating a 49-year-old Imam on a Lower Manhattan subway train because of his religion, police said. The beating occurred around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday morning after...
  • In converts, authorities see threats

    Their evening prayers ended, a small group of Muslim men lingering in a storefront mosque in Woodlawn turned to the news of the day: A man who had knelt among them had been arrested on charges of terrorism. Antonio Martinez, who they said converted to...
  • On Faith: Respect is key to calming religious tensions

    Hearing the word "respect," one might be reminded of the late comedian Rodney Dangerfield, who never got any. But, in the real world, callous lack of respect contributes powerfully to inter-ethnic and inter-religious violence and death. I recently...