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  • Teen terror 'soldier' linked to Jihad Jane gets 5 years in prison

    A Maryland teenager who pleaded guilty to conspiring with Islamic terrorists through “Jihad Jane” was sentenced to five years in prison on Thursday. Mohammad Hassan Khalid, a 20-year-old Pakistani citizen living legally in Ellicott City, was...
  • Christians gather in Jerusalem to celebrate Good Friday

    Christians gather in Jerusalem to celebrate Good Friday
    JERUSALEM – Thousands of Christian pilgrims from all over the world filled the narrow streets of the Old City of Jerusalem on Good Friday to celebrate on the site they believe Jesus was crucified and buried over 2,000 years ago. The pilgrims...
  • Nigeria bogged down in fight against Boko Haram

    Nigeria bogged down in fight against Boko Haram
     When a small group of Nigerian Islamist militants attacked two police stations and killed an officer, government security forces moved in swiftly, announcing they had "crushed" the revolt. Ten months later, the militants attacked two more stations,...
  • Obama becomes first U.S. president to visit Malaysia since Johnson

    As the first U.S. president to visit this Muslim-majority nation in nearly five decades, President Obama will talk trade and security issues with Prime Minister Najib Razak, whom the White House considers a political reformer in a country with a spotty...
  • 'Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here' examines resisting fundamentalism

     'Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here' examines resisting fundamentalism
    When a relentless pounding shook her family's apartment door in Algiers, Karima Bennoune recalls grabbing a paring knife from the kitchen and hiding. "My father looked at me and rolled his eyes," she writes in the introduction to "Your Fatwa Does Not...
  • 75 Tunes Contend in Oscar Song Category

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences had announced the list of 75 songs that will contend for the original song. The songs are from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2013. The original songs, along with the motion picture...
  • Egyptian troops kill militant suspect; mob killing adds to tension

    CAIRO -- The Egyptian army announced Tuesday it had shot and killed an Islamist militant suspected of a key role in attacks on security forces in the restive Sinai Peninsula, while a reported vigilante killing elsewhere in Egypt heightened tensions...
  • The Week in Pictures | December 9 – 15, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week the world paid homage to Nelson Mandela, the ant-apartheid icon who was jailed for 27 years by a white-minority government as a terrorist and walked free as a septuagenarian to lead...
  • Egypt announces new charges against Morsi, 35 others

    CAIRO — Egypt's interim government and the Muslim Brotherhood traded fresh blows Wednesday, with the prosecutor general announcing serious new charges against deposed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi and the Brotherhood declaring a boycott of next...
  • Civilians massacred amid sectarian chaos in Central African Republic

    Civilians massacred amid sectarian chaos in Central African Republic
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The men came to the village in the Central African Republic at dawn, armed with Kalashnikovs, machetes and knives. A 55-year-old father of 10 hid in tall grass and watched in horror as the attackers handed his children and...
  • Two Muslim extremists convicted in fatal attack on British soldier

    LONDON -- Two Islamic extremists were found guilty Thursday of the murder of a young British soldier whom they knocked down with a car and then hacked to death on a London street in full view of horrified bystanders. A jury took less than two hours to...