Tag: Islam

Iraqi parliament sets May 12 as date for national elections

BAGHDAD — Iraq's parliament on Monday set May 12 as the date for holding national elections despite calls from the country's Sunni community to...
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AUGUSTA, Ga. — A Missouri man accused of making threatening phone calls to a mosque in Georgia has pleaded not guilty. ...
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MIAMI — A Florida man has been sentenced to a year in federal prison for leaving a voicemail threatening to shoot people at a...
Pence visit showcases dilemma facing Egypt, Jordan leaders

CAIRO — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's upcoming visit to the Middle East comes at a time of intensely publicized friction between his administration...
Turkey to extend state of emergency amid freedom concerns

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey is set to extend a state of emergency for the sixth time since the failed 2016 coup attempt, worrying both...
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TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's supreme leader has accused Saudi Arabia of "treason" against Muslims because of its alleged ties to Israel. ...
Italian candidate for premier defends ‘white race’ remark

ROME — The head of an anti-migrant party who is running to be Italy's premier came to the defense Monday of an Italian gubernatorial...
Suu Kyi says Rohingya mass grave investigation positive step

BANGKOK — Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has called the military's investigation into the deaths of Rohingya Muslims found in a mass...
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CARMEL, Ind. — An Islamic congregation's plan to build a mosque is facing opposition from residents of nearby upscale neighborhoods in a northern Indianapolis...
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee university has canceled a Republican candidate for governor's summit amid criticisms that its speakers were anti-Muslim. ...

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