- Malaysia bans Ultraman book over use of Allah Updated: Mar-07-14 9:32 am
- Skeletons uncovered in mass graves in Somalia Updated: Mar-06-14 12:47 pm
- Indonesian Muslim clerics back wildlife protection Updated: Mar-06-14 9:14 am
- Brunei sultan urges country to support Islamic law Updated: Mar-06-14 6:25 am
- Muslims seek zoning exemption in Washington town Updated: Mar-03-14 3:38 pm
- French far right: No funds for religious groups Updated: Mar-03-14 2:55 pm
- Fort Morgan vandalism investigated as hate crimes Updated: Mar-03-14 2:17 pm
- Somaliland leaders want female genitals to be cut Updated: Mar-01-14 10:07 am
- YouTube ordered to take down anti-Muslim film Updated: Feb-26-14 9:19 pm
- Jordan MPs vote to expel Israeli ambassador Updated: Feb-26-14 9:56 am
- Israeli police enter holy site to disperse clash Updated: Feb-25-14 8:11 pm
- Sunni anger in Lebanon against army grows Updated: Feb-25-14 10:00 am
- Academy pulls support of Va sheriff's ofc seminar Updated: Feb-25-14 9:47 am
- Farrakhan urges Christian-Muslim ties Updated: Feb-23-14 10:02 pm
- Farrakhan says in 'good company' with Henry Ford Updated: Feb-23-14 3:58 pm
- Becoming Ali: Fight 50 years ago launched icon Updated: Feb-22-14 12:26 pm
- Lawyers: NY Muslim surveillance case on track Updated: Feb-21-14 6:34 pm
- Judge: Spying on NJ Muslims by NYPD was legal Updated: Feb-21-14 2:22 am
- Eastern Idaho officials approve mosque Updated: Feb-19-14 10:46 am
- Filipino Muslim rebels expel leader for beheading Updated: Feb-18-14 7:28 am
- New leader for growing Ohio Muslim community Updated: Feb-17-14 1:42 pm
- Female death on campus spurs Saudi debate Updated: Feb-06-14 1:16 pm
- Obama: Religious freedom a US diplomatic priority Updated: Feb-06-14 10:59 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia has banned an Ultraman comic book because it uses the word "Allah" to describe the Japanese action hero.
HARGEISA, Somalia - An American volunteer gently brushes away dirt to reveal the bones of a Somali victim buried in a mass grave some 30 years ago. Tens of thousands of skeletons may lie in mass graves here, on the northern edge of Somalia, where many want to see justice prevail, even if delayed.
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia's highest Islamic body has issued a religious edict declaring that the hunting and trading of endangered species are immoral, an official said Thursday.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei - Brunei's ruling sultan on Thursday hit back at foreign criticism of the looming implementation of a form of Islamic Shariah law that includes harsh penalties, saying the new penal code was a "great achievement" for the country.
SPRINGDALE, Washington - From the cluttered back stoop of Raqeebah Amatallah's one-story farmhouse in rural Stevens County, it's hard to see how the snow-covered wooden structure about 50 yards away could prompt years of legal battles.
PARIS - Marine Le Pen, whose party is riding a wave of anti-immigration and anti-Muslim voter sentiment around Europe, says it will cut public funds to religious groups in towns where it wins municipal elections this month.
FORT MORGAN, Colorado - A prominent national Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization is calling on federal authorities to investigate a series of apparent hate attacks on East African Muslims in Fort Morgan.
HARGEISA, Somalia - The 30 Somali teenagers - both boys and girls - all agreed: Female genital mutilation is harmful and the practice should be abandoned. But what they really meant, they revealed moments later, is that girls should have their genitalia cut - just not sewn shut.
SAN FRANCISCO - A U.S. appeals court ordered YouTube on Wednesday to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violent riots in parts of the Middle East and death threats to the actors.
AMMAN, Jordan - Jordan's parliament voted unanimously to expel the Israeli ambassador and recall its own envoy on Wednesday, a day after Israeli lawmakers debated a proposal to take over a Jerusalem holy site administered by Jordanians.
JERUSALEM - Israeli police stormed a sensitive Jerusalem holy site Tuesday to disperse a violent protest there, hours before the Israeli parliament debated a nationalist lawmaker's motion to extend control over it.
TRIPOLI, Lebanon - From radical preachers to irreverent taxi drivers, anger is spreading through Lebanon's Sunni community toward the country's military, adding a dangerous twist to Lebanon's instability, already shaken by relentless bombings.
CULPEPER, Virginia - A regional criminal justice academy says it won't offer training credit for a law enforcement counter-terrorism seminar in Culpeper County.
DETROIT - The black community must unite across Christian-Muslim lines and recognize the common goals among the diverse approaches of its past leaders, from Malcolm X to W.E.B. DuBois, because they all "wanted our liberation," Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan told thousands of supporters Sunday in Detroit.
DETROIT - Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan says he considers himself in "good company" with auto pioneer Henry Ford, a leader who also "was called an anti-Semite" but who brought better housing to the people who worked in his factories.
Nobody knew quite what to make of the handsome young boxer whose mouth seemed to be his greatest weapon. What they did know was that Cassius Clay didn't stand a chance.
NEW YORK - Attorneys for critics of the New York Police Department's surveillance of Muslims said Friday there's no reason to slow their pursuit of a Brooklyn federal lawsuit challenging the practice after a similar case was dismissed in New Jersey.
NEW YORK - A federal judge has ruled that the New York Police Department's surveillance of Muslims in New Jersey was a lawful effort to prevent terrorism, not a civil rights violation.
POCATELLO, Idaho - The Planning and Development Department in Pocatello has approved a variance to convert a former Mexican restaurant into an Islamic center or mosque.
MANILA, Philippines - A hard-line Muslim rebel group said Tuesday it expelled a top leader and about 30 of his followers for beheading a farmer in the southern Philippines and said that it does not practice such brutality.
CINCINNATI - Among the tasks ahead for the new leader of a large and growing Islamic Center in southwest Ohio is increasing understanding of Muslims.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Thousands of Saudis vented their anger online over a report Thursday that staff at a Riyadh university had barred male paramedics from entering a women's-only campus to assist a student who had suffered a heart attack and later died.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama told a non-denominational gathering of political leaders Thursday that freedom of religion across the world is important to national security and is a central tenet of U.S. diplomacy.