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Evidence found of Islamic plot to control UK schools

LONDON (AP) — A British government investigation found evidence Tuesday that Muslim fundamentalists successfully gained control of some schools, raising fears that pupils are now vulnerable to radicalization. It said there was an “effective take-over” […]

07/22/2014

FBI agents tried to stop US woman bent on jihad

DENVER (AP) — FBI agents tried more than once to discourage a 19-year-old suburban Denver woman who said she was intent on waging jihad in the Middle East before they arrested her in April as […]

07/03/2014

David Kadoch, of France who moved to Israel in August, talks to The Associated Press in Paris,  Wednesday June 18, 2014. Record numbers of French Jews are leaving for Israel, citing dim economic prospects and a sense of being caught between an increasingly influential far right and militant Islam. About 5,000 are on track to leave this year, the most since the founding of Israel in 1948. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

French Jews leave for Israel in increasing numbers

PARIS (AP) — Increasing numbers of French Jews are leaving for Israel, citing dim economic prospects and a sense of being caught between an increasingly influential far right and militant Islam. More than 5,000 are […]

06/19/2014

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TSA: Don’t be alarmed at Muslim practices during Ramadan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration doesn’t want summer travelers to be alarmed if they see Muslims engaged in religious rituals on planes or in airports during Ramadan. During Islam’s holy month, from now […]

07/11/2013

Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, identified by the FBI as suspect number 2 in 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, FBI handout (AP Photo)

Boston bombing suspect pleads not guilty

BOSTON (AP) — His arm in a cast and his face swollen, a blase-looking Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing in a seven-minute proceeding that marked his first public appearance […]

07/10/2013

This FBI photo of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, identified by the FBI as suspect number 1 in 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, was killed during shootout with police in Watertown, Massachusetts. (AP Photo)

Mosque: Bomb suspect had 2 outbursts in last year

(AP) — A mosque where the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects sometimes attended services says one of them had outbursts during two sermons that encouraged Muslims to celebrate American institutions such as the 4th of July and figures like MLK Jr.

04/22/2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, suspect wanted in Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo)

Aunt says US suspect recently became devout Muslim

TORONTO (AP) — An aunt of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects said Friday the older brother recently became a devout Muslim who prayed five times a day, and she doesn’t believe the brothers could have been involved in Monday’s attack.

04/19/2013

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‘Harlem Shake’ videos provoke Tunisian battles

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The “Harlem Shake” has swept up Tunisian youth, provoking attacks by conservative Muslims, condemnation by the education minister and hundreds of copycat videos.

03/05/2013

Supporter of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi chants slogans as he holds up the Quran, Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo)

Egyptian protesters clash over draft charter

CAIRO (AP) – On the eve of an Egyptian vote on a draft constitution, Islamists with swords have been fighting with opponents of that document in the city of Alexandria. At least 19 people were reported hurt.

12/14/2012

In troubled Egypt, Copts turn to beloved saint

MAR GIRGIS MONASTERY, Egypt (AP) – There was no mention of churches torched or Christians killed, but the prayer neatly written on a tiny piece of paper and placed atop an icon of St. George […]

11/18/2012

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