The move allows authorities to record sermons, spy on imams, and investigate anyone who prays there without evidence of criminal wrongdoing, reports The Associated Press.
A Fox News host this weekend questioned why a religious scholar who was Muslim would write a book about Jesus. The nerve, right?
Let the hunger games begin. A list as long as your fast.
“Let the real Hunger Games begin!”
The suspect is currently in police custody, being questioned by Metropolitan Police Service Counter Terrorism Command.
Immediately after registering their union under the United Kingdom’s Civil Partnership Act, the couple filed for asylum fearing they would be killed if they return to Pakistan.
One man, identified as Michael Adebolajo, was reportedly known to a banned Islamist organization.
The Woolwich area of South London is full of members of the English Defense League protesting law enforcement in a tense stand off over Wednesday’s violent attack.
Human Rights Watch has said that the extremely graphic video is further proof that Syria is descending into sectarian violence. WARNING: Graphic content.
People did not take it very well.
“There’s no surprise that the American people are war weary when their commander in chief is the weariest of all,” Rep. Cotton tells CPAC.
122 Facebook likes, 500 Facebook shares. A very sanitized treatment of a bloody practice. (Updated)
Pamela Geller is a prolific Instagrammer. Pink champagne, Rockettes, pedicures, and a Mitt Romney cameo.
Charlie Hebdo, which was firebombed in 2011 for depicting the Prophet Mohammed on its cover, comes out with a whole Mohammed booklet.
An exciting Bible seminar.
Many are calling Newsweek’s new cover offensive and sensational. Twitter users are also now actively trolling Newsweek’s #MuslimRage hashtag in protest.
It’s Bachmann’s week as Islamic fundamentalism is once again a hot-button issue.
Mysteries swirl over an anti-Islamic movie.
The clumsy dubbing suggests that the footage comes from different films entirely. And there’s no way that it cost $5 million to make.
Here are clips of the awful, inconsequential anti-Islam movie that mind-blowingly triggered riots in Egypt and Libya, leading to the death of a U.S. Ambassador and three embassy workers. If this is all it takes to set off religious extremists, they need to stay away from Reddit.
Conservative Islamists, upset over a movie alleged to have been produced in the United States showing Muhammad having sex, have replaced the American flag with a black flag praising Allah.
The tabloid compared Islam unfavorably to Scientology. “To draw this sort of sensational attack on Islam using the news peg of the TomKat divorce is just insane,” says Lekovic.
Alternate title: “The Saddest Thing You’ll See Today If Not Ever.” There’s also some hash being burned in a big pile, but tears should mostly be shed for the innocent, defenseless booze.
Earlier this week, Christian groups protested Lady Gaga’s concert in the Phillippines. Now, Islamic fundamentalists in Indonesia are doing the same.
A divided region comes together to marvel at a small miracle…snow in the West Bank and Jerusalem. Here are some gorgeous and moving photos of the first snowfall in this region in four years.
Too bad the Vision Street Wear burqa is out of production.
Tony Perkins exposes the most dreaded playbook of all.
Ouch. The Muslim world this past week observed Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar. The 10th day of Muharram is Ashura, when Shi’ite Muslims mourn the death of the grandson of the Prophent Mohammed. Very devout Shi’ites cut and whip themselves into a bloody froth in observance. Here are photos of Ashura from Pakistan, Afghanistan and India. WARNING: Graphic images.
The FBI is investigating death threats directed towards David Letterman found on a jihadist website, including statements such as, “Is there not among you (someone)…to cut the tongue of this lowly Jew and shut it forever?” The author of the threats was angered over jokes Letterman has made involving al-Qaida leaders Osama bin Laden and Ilyas Kashmirandi. Oh, and Letterman isn’t Jewish.
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There’s been a recent flap over Whole Foods promoting halal food as part of a Ramadan marketing campaign, and most of said flap stems from one post by a crazy-pants blogger who thinks Muslims are “savages.” Here is that blogger’s post, called Anti-Israel Whole Foods Wishes You a Happy Ramadan, boiled down to the nuttiest soundbites and paired with the Michele Bachmann cover of Newsweek.
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