Sharia

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

Nidal Hasan (Undated Bell County Sheriffs Department photo / AP)

Fort Hood suspect says he supports Taliban

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The Army psychiatrist charged in the 2009 deadly Fort Hood shooting rampage told some potential jurors Wednesday that he supports the Taliban and the strict Islamic Sharia law. Maj. Nidal […]

07/10/2013

Oklahoma considers foreign law court ban

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma lawmakers are considering banning judges in the state from basing any rulings on foreign laws, including Islamic Sharia law.

02/12/2013

Girl in Timbuktu whipped for speaking to men

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) – A teenaged girl received 60 lashes in Timbuktu after Islamist extremists convicted her of speaking to men on the street. The girl, about 15 years old, was allegedly caught standing alongside […]

10/15/2012

Attack on US in Libya fuels anti-militia backlash

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) – Tens of thousands of Libyans marched to the gates of one of the country’s strongest armed Islamic extremist groups Friday, demanding it disband, as the attack that killed the U.S. ambassador […]

09/21/2012

North Mali robber describes Shariah amputation

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) – Speaking from his hospital bed, a young man whose hand and foot were amputated this week by the radical Islamic group controlling northern Mali described an agony unlike any other – […]

09/13/2012

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