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Aug 25, 2014

China’s Silent War on Terror

A virtual media blackout makes it hard to know what's happening as China tackles unrest among its Uighur Muslim minoritie...

Aug 28, 2014

Terrorism experts see long, tough battle to contain Islamic State

While the world has recoiled in horror at the atrocities committed by Islamic State radicals, the violence has helped the militant group recruit a global force of extremists and furthered its pursuit of a fundamentalist Muslim caliphate in the heart ...

Aug 25, 2014

Bombings in Iraq target Shiites, kill dozens

A wave of bombings struck majority Shiite Muslim areas of Baghdad and two other Iraqi cities Monday, killing at least four dozen people in an apparently worsening spiral of sectarian bloodletting... #Iraq #Baghdad

Aug 28, 2014

Feds sue Minneapolis suburb for denying Muslim group right to open worship center

The U.S. government sued a small Minneapolis suburb on Wednesday, accusing it of religious discrimination after local leaders denied a Muslim group the right to open a center in the municipality... #Iraq #Baghdad

Aug 15, 2014

Arab press blasts Islamic State militants for tarnishing Muslims worldwide

A growing chorus of top Muslim leaders and Arab pundits around the world are strongly condemning the “cancerous” actions of extremist Islamic State militants, saying the ruthless group’s horrific campaign of murder in Iraq does serious harm to all Is... #Iraq #Baghdad

Aug 24, 2014

China's war on Muslim extremists takes aim at ordinary minority Uighurs' clothing, beards

Outside a mosque in China's restive west, a government-appointed Muslim cleric was dodging a foreign reporter's question about why young men of the Uighur ethnic minority don't have beards when one such youth interrupted... #Iraq #Baghdad

Aug 25, 2014

The British invasion

Here’s a terrifying thought: According to conservative estimates, about 800 British Muslims have gone abroad to fight alongside ISIS... #Iraq #Baghdad

Aug 24, 2014

Vermont diner takes down bacon sign after it offends Muslim residents

It wasn’t a greasy slab of bacon that stirred up controversy for a Vermont diner, but a road sign advertising that offended a member of the town’s Muslim community... #Iraq #Baghdad

Aug 22, 2014

Atheists can't start public meetings with prayer: Fla officials

In a unanimous decision, the five members of the Brevard County Board of Commissioners voted Wednesday to continue choosing clergy from its current pool of faith representatives, which includes Catholics, Jews, Protestants, Adventists, Mormons and Mu... #Iraq #Baghdad

Aug 24, 2014

As Kenya fights terrorism, its tactics come under fire

The 44-year-old Muslim cleric was driving with his family along a narrow highway on Kenya's coast when bullets shattered the car's windows and blood seeped through his white robes... #Iraq #Baghdad