Religious conversion

Undated image provided by Interpol shows fugitive Briton Samantha Lewthwaite, dubbed the "white widow" by some news media, whom Interpol has issued an arrest notice for. (AP Photo/Interpol, File)

Mysterious ‘white widow’ eludes police in Africa

AYLESBURY, England (AP) — She is called the most wanted woman in the world, a suspected terrorist charged with plotting to blow up resort hotels in Kenya packed with Christmas tourists, a westerner who wrote […]

12/12/2013

This is  a Court artist sketch by Elizabeth Cook of Michael Adebolajo, centre, who is one of the men accused of killing British soldier Lee Rigby in May,  as he gave evidence at the  Central Criminal Court "The Old Bailey" in London Monday Dec. 9. 2013. Adebolajo told the court that he loved al-Qaida and considers the group’s members his brothers.  “I love them. I consider them brothers in Islam,” said  Adebolajo, 28, speaking calmly as he was cross-examined at the court on Monday.  (AP Photo/Elizabeth Cook/PA)

Defendant in UK soldier killing: I love al-Qaida

LONDON (AP) — A man accused of killing an off-duty British soldier in a frenzied knife attack on a London street defended his actions in court Monday, saying he carried out the attack because he […]

12/09/2013

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Family unsure why mom killed in Syria was there

DETROIT (AP) — A 33-year-old Michigan mother killed during fighting in Syria became interested in the Middle East after converting to Islam and marrying an Arab immigrant several years ago, relatives said Friday, but her […]

05/31/2013

Police officers stand near cordoned off spot where a French soldier was stabbed in the throat, La Defense district, outside Paris. (AP Photo)

French soldier stabbed in throat outside Paris

PARIS (AP) — A French soldier was stabbed in the throat in a busy commercial district outside Paris on Saturday, and France’s president said authorities are investigating any possible links with the recent slaying of […]

05/25/2013

Katherine Russell Tsarnaev, widow of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, man identified by the FBI as suspect number 1 in 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo)

A talented artist and now, accused bomber’s wife

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The woman who was married to the Boston Marathon bombing suspect who died is being described as sweet and dedicated to the Islamic religion to which she converted. Katherine Russell Tsarnaev was at the top of her class in drawing.

04/22/2013

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