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 abroad, an AP investigative report found.
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.
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — While there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing in Mubi town in Adamawa state, suspicion immediately fell on the Boko Haram extremist group.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The 84-year-old Nation of Islam leader dove into all sorts of controversies – from slavery to the unhealthy water in Flint, Mich., to current reports of sexual harassment by national leaders and celebrities.
(RNS) — 'The dichotomy between prayers and action portrayed in the Twitter feeds of our leaders is a false one and serves neither the dead, the bereaved, nor our nation as a whole,' writes Chloe Breyer. (COMMENTARY)
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — 'People here feel they will be blamed as a religion and as a people. Because this guy was a Muslim, Muslims will be blamed anywhere and everywhere,' said Imam Mohammad Qatanani, spiritual leader of the Islamic Center of Passaic County, the region's most influential mosque.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The pope said during an Angelus prayer on Wednesday, the Catholic holiday of All Saints' Day, that he was praying for all those who were killed and injured, and for their family members.
CAIRO (RNS) — 'We need to stop viewing this harassment toward us with pride and saying terrorism gives us a chance to play the same role our ancestors did like in those Sunday school stories about the torture of martyrs,' said Bassem Al-Janoubie, an Egyptian Coptic Christian.
(AP) — The mass shooting in Las Vegas is the deadliest in modern U.S. history, but is it terrorism?
NEW DELHI (AP) — The Rev. Tom Uzhunnalil was abducted by militants in March 2016 when they attacked the home, killing 16 people, including four nuns.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber stormed into the largest Shiite Muslim mosque in Afghanistan's Herat province Tuesday night, opening fire on worshippers before blowing himself up, killing at least 29 and wounding 64 others.
(RNS) The resolution, which passed Sunday at the church's general synod in Baltimore, also calls on the U.S. to withhold military assistance.