COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A new wave of Europeans is heading to Syria, their ranks soaring in the past six months as tales of easy living and glorious martyrdom draw them to the rebellion against Bashar Assad.
A 21-year-old from Denmark poses for a photo as he sits on top of a Soviet-made anti-aircraft gun in May 2013 at a training camp inside Syria near Idlib and Aleppo. The Dane, who did not want to be named, spent a bit more than a month in Syria and was turned back the third time he tried to t…
My concern is to make it clear that what we in the United States know about the Islamic faith is not only distorted by our own sensationalist media, but has also been perverted through its cultural captivity by the various tribal societies that have adopted it. It is high time that we U.S. c…
CAIRO — The armed forces ousted Egypt’s first democratically elected president Wednesday after just a year in power, installing a temporary civilian government, suspending the constitution and calling for new elections. Islamist President Mohammed Morsi denounced it as a “full coup” by the military.
A man was given a 25-to-life prison term Monday for the 1990 knife attack that killed an imam at a Tucson mosque.
Thursday marks the 23rd anniversary of Rashad Khalifa’s slaying.
WASHINGTON — Administration officials said publicly for the first time Tuesday that the U.S. might leave no American troops in Afghanistan after the end of combat in December 2014, an option that defies the view of Pentagon officials who say thousands of U.S. troops could be needed there to …
WASHINGTON — Two hours after the U.S. Consulate came under attack in Benghazi, Libya, the White House was told that a militant group was claiming responsibility for the violence that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans.
Contemporary Islamic studies expert Tariq Ramadan will lecture
on 'Reform and the Youth
of the Revolution: Islam and the Middle East Today today at
6:30 p.m. in the student union South Ballroom. It's free and open
to the public.
COPENHAGEN — A few pen strokes thrust Kurt Westergaard into the
midst of an international crisis, exposing him to death threats and
an alleged assassination plot.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Suicide bombers attacked an Islamic
university popular with foreigners in Pakistan's capital Tuesday,
killing four students in apparent retaliation for an escalating
army offensive on a Taliban and al-Qaida stronghold near the Afghan
LAHORE, Pakistan — Islamist militants launched coordinated
assaults on three police compounds in Pakistan's second-largest
city Thursday, the latest in a wave of attacks by insurgents
bringing the war to the country's heartland ahead of an expected
offensive against their Afghan border sanctuary.
PHOENIX — The Nobel Foundation likely gave President Obama its
Peace Prize as an incentive to him — and the United States in
general — to stay involved in international affairs, former
Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said Monday.