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  • Syrian group Al Nusra Front claims responsibility for Lebanon bombing

    The Syrian Al Qaeda-linked rebel group Al Nusra Front claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a cafe in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Saturday that left nine dead and more than three dozen injured, according to the National News Agency,...
  • Muslim leaders condemn French massacre, but some on street disagree

    A diverse array of Muslim religious and political leaders have issued condemnations of the Paris massacre at the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine ahead of vigils planned here Sunday to mourn the victims. Lebanon’s Sunni Muslim religious leader,...
  • Kenyan police chief quits, interior minister dismissed after attacks

    The Somali extremist group Shabab attacked a quarry in northern Kenya on Tuesday, killing dozens of workers 10 days after a bus attack the group claimed responsibility for in which gunmen shot and killed 28 passengers who couldn’t recite a Koranic...
  • Rhubarb rerun: A debate over freedom of expression and blasphemy with a local Islamic leader

    Rhubarb rerun: A debate over freedom of expression and blasphemy with a local Islamic leader
     In 2006, Ahmed Rehab, then communications director and now head of the Chicago Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations and I engaged in an online dialogue sparked by the controversy over the violent response in the Muslim world to the...
  • Police officer dies after woman sets off suicide bomb in Istanbul

    Police officer dies after woman sets off suicide bomb in Istanbul
    A woman wearing a face veil carried out a suicide bombing near one of Istanbul's most famous tourist sites Tuesday, killing one police officer and wounding another. The bombing took place in a police station near the famed Blue Mosque and Hagia Sofia...
  • Another Bomb Threat At Bristol School

    Another Bomb Threat At Bristol School
    BRISTOL — Southside School was evacuated for the second time this week after a bomb threat was discovered in a girls' bathroom, police said. The building was evacuated about 11:15 a.m. Friday after someone noticed a threat scrawled on a stall, Lt....
  • Bomb threat prompts evacuation at New Jersey mall

    NEW YORK - A telephone bomb threat triggered the evacuation of a major department store at a popular New Jersey mall on Friday, police said. The threat was phoned in at about 5:30 p.m., said Sgt. Elliot Colon of the Paramus Police Department. Police had...
  • Al Qaeda leader linked to New York subway plot is killed in Pakistan

    Pakistani officials said Saturday that Al Qaeda’s operations chief -- wanted for his alleged role in a plot to bomb New York’s subway system -- was killed in a gun battle with security forces near the Afghanistan border. Adnan Shukrijumah...
  • Medal of Honor campaign continues for black sergeant who saved troops

    Medal of Honor campaign continues for black sergeant who saved troops
    If he had known in 2005 what he knows today, Brig. Gen. Gary Brito would have nominated Sgt. 1st Class Alwyn Cashe for the Medal of Honor. Brito knew in 2005 that Cashe, his uniform soaked with fuel, had plunged into a burning vehicle in Iraq on Oct....
  • Yemen car bomb attack kills more than 50 at police academy

    An explosives-laden vehicle driven by a suicide bomber blew up Wednesday at the gates of a police academy in the Yemeni capital, killing more than 50 people, injuring dozens of others and leaving a trail of mangled bodies and twisted wreckage, medical...
  • U.S. launches 20 airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

    U.S. launches 20 airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq
    The United States launched 20 airstrikes against Islamic State militants in recent days, military officials said in a statement on Wednesday. Since Monday, U.S. forces conducted seven strikes against the militant group in Syria and led 13 strikes in ...