MIAMI (Reuters) A Florida man pleaded no contest and was sentenced on Monday (Feb. 6) to 30 years in prison for setting fire last year to the mosque where Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen once worshipped, court officials said.
ST. LUCIE COUNTY, Fla. — Whoever set fire to a portion of the Islamic Center of Fort Pierce has "terrorized our community," a spokesman said, but the mosque will be ...
PARIS — Several of the men involved in apparently Islamic State-inspired attacks in Paris in November 2015 and in Brussels in March 2016 had a history of crime.
Every anti-gay joke we listen to silently, every homophobic slur we fail to counter, every hostile act against LGBT people we witness without standing up and speaking out makes us complicit in what happened in Orlando.
ORLANDO, Fla./FORT PIERCE, Fla. -- FBI agents on Friday questioned a member of the Florida mosque attended by Omar Mateen, the man who shot 49 people to death at a gay nightclub, as new information surfaced revealing the killer had exhibited chronic behavioral problems during his youth.
(RNS) Mainstream Islamic authorities reject gay relationships. But some Muslims hope for change, and say the roots of homophobia within Muslim communities may not be as deep as many think.
(RNS) I want you. God says I can't want you. So I must kill you. Was this what happened in Orlando?
(RNS) After Sunday's violent incident, many have again reverted to the familiar but false dichotomy regarding Muslims in America: that because a gunman is Muslim, he must be a radical, bent on destroying America.
ORLANDO, Fla. — The shooter was identified as Omar S. Mateen, a man who a senior FBI official said might have had leanings toward Islamic State militants. Officials cautioned that the Islamist tie required further investigation.