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- Indonesian politician given 16-year term for graft Updated: Dec-09-13 12:02 pm
- Turkish PM on uncertain footing as elections loom Updated: Dec-09-13 6:41 am
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- Sharp rise in Europeans fighting in Syria Updated: Dec-03-13 11:36 am
- Trial begins in legal challenge to no-fly list Updated: Dec-02-13 8:04 pm
- Nation of Islam leader Farrakhan to speak in Indy Updated: Nov-28-13 4:08 am
- Key Nigerian governors defect to opposition Updated: Nov-27-13 10:01 am
- Okla. speaker looks to build statehouse chapel Updated: Nov-26-13 5:41 pm
- Egypt expels Turkish ambassador, scales back ties Updated: Nov-23-13 1:47 pm
- Islamic conference opening in Atlanta Updated: Nov-22-13 4:06 am
- AP PHOTOS: Myanmar madrassa draws displaced kids Updated: Nov-21-13 10:52 am
- Display to showcase Oklahoma Muslim artists Updated: Nov-20-13 3:22 am
- Volusia schools will keep using history book Updated: Nov-19-13 10:56 am
- Judge OKs deal on halal meals in Mich. prisons Updated: Nov-18-13 4:18 pm
- Montgomery schools defer Muslim holiday vote Updated: Nov-17-13 3:31 pm
- NYC commissioner: Mayoral candidates pandered Updated: Nov-15-13 12:13 pm
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- Euroskeptic leaders unite, aim for parliament bloc Updated: Nov-13-13 12:24 pm
- Augusta Planning Board approves mosque Updated: Nov-13-13 10:53 am
- Kosovo Muslim leaders to youths: Don't go to Syria Updated: Nov-13-13 9:16 am
- Absentee figures may hinder school holiday effort Updated: Nov-12-13 12:18 pm
- Pakistani private schools ban Malala's book Updated: Nov-10-13 9:13 am
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JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia's corruption court sentenced a former top leader of an Islamic-based political party on Monday to 16 years in jail for corruption and money laundering.
ANKARA, Turkey - After dominating Turkish politics for a decade, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is entering election season on uncertain footing - without the support of key groups that had powered his previous electoral wins and facing divisions within his own party.
Unless there's something to that myth about Muslim martyrs being issued 72 virgins in paradise, it's probably of no comfort to the first adherent of radical Islam killed by an unmanned drone that his death has given rise to a potential revolution in the business of delivering small parcels to America doorsteps.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - A new wave of Europeans is heading to Syria, their ranks soaring in the past six months as tales of easy living and glorious martyrdom draw them to the rebellion against Bashar Assad.
SAN FRANCISCO - An eight-year legal odyssey by a Malaysian university professor to clear her name from the U.S. government's no-fly list went to trial Monday in federal court in San Francisco.
INDIANAPOLIS - Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan is scheduled to speak in Indianapolis on Sunday at the Indiana Convention Center.
LAGOS, Nigeria - Five key Nigerian governors have defected to the opposition, in a blow to President Goodluck Jonathan's governing party and its chances for re-election in 2015.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Some Oklahoma lawmakers want to build a small chapel in the Capitol to celebrate the state's "Judeo-Christian heritage," a potentially divisive move for a Legislature that in recent years targeted Islamic law with a constitutional amendment and tried to bar the leader of a Muslim advocacy group from a law enforcement seminar.
CAIRO - Egypt downgraded diplomatic relations Saturday with Turkey and expelled its ambassador from Cairo, a sharp escalation in tensions between the two countries that mounted after a military coup ousted the country's Islamist president this summer.
ATLANTA - A meeting aimed at discussing and ending fear over Islam is opening in Atlanta.
SITTWE, Myanmar - A year after Buddhist mobs forced almost all members of the minority Rohingya Muslim community from this northwestern Myanmar city, creating a state-sanctioned sectarian divide, thousands of children while away their long, empty days in dusty displacement camps.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Works from Oklahoma Muslim artists are to be showcased at a one-evening event this week in Oklahoma City.
DELTONA, Florida - A central Florida school board has decided to keep a world history textbook that some parents wanted pulled from classes because they say it offers a pro-Islamic worldview.
DETROIT - Muslims in Michigan prisons will be guaranteed meals that meet strict Islamic rules under a settlement a federal judge approved Monday.
ROCKVILLE, Maryland - Montgomery County school officials have adopted a calendar for the next school year without taking action on a major Muslim holiday for students.
NEW YORK - New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly says Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio and the other Democratic candidates were "pandering" when they criticized police stops of young black and Hispanic men.
Well into last weekend it looked as though Iran was going to win the latest round of negotiations - by a knockout, not on points. Secretary of State Kerry had flown to Geneva to sign a deal that would have stuffed tens of billions of dollars into the pockets of Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, easing the economic pressure - the pressure that had brought Iran to the negotiating table in the first place. The funds would have been turned over with no restrictions. Khamenei could have used them to further Iran's illicit nuclear weapons program - the program that negotiations were meant to stop.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Two prominent Euroskeptic politicians united Wednesday in a bid to form a bloc in the European Parliament next year to "liberate Europe from the monster of Brussels."
AUGUSTA, Maine - The Augusta Planning Board has unanimously approved construction of the city's first mosque.
PRISTINA, Kosovo - Kosovo's top Muslim leaders are calling on the country's youths who have joined rebels in Syria to stop fighting and come back home.
ROCKVILLE, Maryland - Absentee figures for a recent Islamic holy day may make it difficult for Muslim leaders in Montgomery County to persuade officials to make Eid al-Adha an official school holiday.
ISLAMABAD - Pakistani education officials said Sunday that they have banned teenage activist Malala Yousafzai's book from private schools across the country, claiming it doesn't show enough respect for Islam and calling her a tool of the West.