Overseers of Abu Dhabi's Grand Mosque said Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 they asked pop star Rihanna to leave the compound after she posed for photographs considered to be at odds with the "sanctity" of the site. Photos posted on various websites show the singer posing on white marble, dressed fully…
Nearly 23 years after Rashad Khalifa was stabbed and beaten to death, the man accused of doing it has been convicted of premeditated, first-degree murder.
NEW YORK - The proposed mosque near ground zero drew hundreds of
fever-pitch demonstrators Sunday, with opponents carrying signs
associating Islam with blood, supporters shouting, "Say no to
racist fear!" and American flags waving on both sides.
Protesters used blood-red letters on signs to make their point about Islam's Shariah law.
Under a steady rain Sunday, hundreds rallied against a proposed mosque and Islamic community center near ground zero in New York City.
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, who is leading plans for the mosque project near ground zero in Lower Manhattan, spoke Sunday in Saar, Bahrain, as part of a U.S.-funded tour to talk about religious tolerance.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Seven years ago, a little-known group
called Jundallah emerged in Iran with claims to fight for the
rights of minority Sunnis in the unruly tribal areas near the
border with Pakistan.
JERUSALEM — Israeli police firing stun grenades faced off Sunday
against masked Palestinian protesters hurling stones and plastic
chairs outside the Holy Land's most volatile shrine, where past
violence has moved into prolonged conflict.
BAGHDAD — A delay in the January parliamentary election could
lead to chaos, a top aide to Iraq's Shiite spiritual leader warned
Friday, as lawmakers remained deadlocked over legislation that
would regulate the crucial national vote.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Two assailants on a motorbike fired on a
Pakistani army jeep in heavy rush-hour traffic Thursday morning,
killing a brigadier and his driver, a security official said.
MINNEAPOLIS — Six imams taken off a 2006 US Airways flight after
passengers reported what they considered suspicious behavior have
settled their discrimination lawsuit, saying they considered it
acknowledgment that their removal was a mistake.
TEHRAN, Iran — A suicide bomber killed five senior commanders of
the powerful Revolutionary Guard and at least 37 others Sunday near
the Pakistani border in the heartland of a potentially escalating
BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber who hid among the Sunni congregation
in a northern Iraqi mosque sprayed gunfire at worshippers Friday,
then blew himself up, killing at least 15 people, including the
imam leading prayers, officials said.
A Tucson man accused of beating his wife to death with a
flashlight and then fleeing to Canada is coming home to face
charges after three years of legal wrangling.