ISTANBUL, Turkey (RNS) — For many in Turkey, Brunson's case has little to do with his faith or his work as a missionary, and everything to do with how Washington addresses the concerns of Ankara.
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NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — As violence-torn Africa grows weary of solutions that haven’t worked, Nigerian Cardinal John Onaiyekan is proposing a controversial alternative.
(AP) — A federal jury found three men guilty of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali refugees in Kansas.
CLARENCE, Ill. (AP) — A former sheriff's deputy and purported ringleader in the bombing of a Minnesota mosque emerges in court documents as a sometimes-threatening figure with anti-government views who also wrote books and attracted others into his...
CHICAGO (AP) — Last year, three men allegedly chose to travel some 500 miles (805 kilometers) from a rural farming town in central Illinois to bomb a mosque in suburban Minneapolis. Why? One suspect reportedly said they hoped to scare Muslims into...
LONDON (AP) — A jury at London's Woolwich Crown Court deliberated for just an hour before finding 48-year-old Darren Osborne guilty of the June 2017 attack in the city's Finsbury Park neighborhood.
(RNS) — The new studies suggest the level of anxiety about Islamic extremism has far outpaced the actual scale of the threat.
While American Christians are a privileged majority, their brothers and sisters in many places are a persecuted minority.
(AP) Egypt's Christian minority has been targeted by Islamic militants in a series of attacks since December 2016 that left more than 100 dead and scores wounded.
(AP) Afghan president Ashraf Ghani called the attack a "crime against humanity."
KORLA, China (AP) — Thousands — possibly tens of thousands — are thought to have been spirited without trial into secretive detention camps for alleged political crimes that range from having extremist thoughts to merely traveling or studying...
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Moulana Jasimuddin Rahmani is the currently imprisoned leader of a banned group called Ansarullah Bangla Team, which has been linked to killings and attacks on secular academics and atheist bloggers in Bangladesh.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory in the more-than-three-year fight against the Islamic State group in a national address aired on Iraqi state television this weekend.
ISMAILIA, Egypt (AP) — Military and security forces have already been waging a tough campaign against militants in the towns, villages and desert mountains of Sinai.
(The Conversation ) — A new attack on a Sufi mosque in Egypt drives home the hatred of Islamic State and other some other Muslim groups for the Sufi traditions of inclusiveness and mystical worship.