"What is coming will be more grievous and more bitter," the statement from the Islamic State group said.
GARLAND, Texas (Reuters) Elton Simpson was charged in 2010 with lying to FBI officials about his desire to travel to Somalia to engage in violent jihad.
Anti-Islam activist Pamela Geller, known for her strident bus ad campaigns, orchestrated the sure-to-offend exhibit of caricatures.
DALLAS (Reuters) The two men drove up to the mock-Mohammad art event, organized by anti-Islam activist Pamela Geller, and opened fire, wounding a security officer.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Most Americans who know about the Charlie Hebdo killings still say it was OK to publish cartoons mocking the Prophet Muhammad.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Sheikh Saliou Mbacke, coordinator of the Interfaith Action for Peace in Africa, said cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad were an act of provocation that could not be justified by freedom of expression.
(RNS) Is it more blasphemous to depict Islam's Prophet Muhammad, or to kill in his name?
(RNS) Charlie Hebdo is known for its caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad and other controversial sketches and has frequently drawn condemnation from Muslims.
ROME (RNS) The two artists said there was no way they would depict the Prophet Muhammad out of their great respect for Islam, but stressed they did not intend to offend any religion.
WASHINGTON (RNS) "Everybody knows what hate speech is," my new Pakistani colleague told me. But do we?
(RNS) The last caliph reigned from the seat of the Ottoman Empire -- that’s Turkey to you -- until he was deposed in1924. Since then many Islamic groups have called for the re-establishment of the caliphate. So how big is the new caliphate, and what does it all mean?
(RNS) Bahrain, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Indonesia are among the countries that banned the movie "Noah." But aside from Muhammad, the prohibition on portraying other prophets is neither in the Quran nor the hadith.
(RNS) It may be as close as most people get to praying at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Al-Aqsa Mosque and at the Western Wall, without actually going there.
(RNS) A Florida pastor plans to burn a pile of Qurans on the 9/11 anniversary, and interfaith activist Mike Ghouse hopes no one pays him an ounce of attention. “It is not what (the pastor) will do, it is what we do as Americans and American Muslims.”
(RNS) Narrated by Somai-born journalist Rageh Omaar, the PBS series "The Life of Muhammad" presents the Muslim prophet in a respectful, positive light, though it doesn’t shirk from the controversies that surrounded him.