Federal prosecutors contend Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who emigrated from Chechnya, was driven by an extremist view of Islam and a desire to strike back at the United States in revenge for military campaigns in Muslim-dominated countries.
MALMO, Sweden (RNS) Lars Vilks has spent the last few weeks moving from one safe house to another, and has been told he cannot go back to his home for the foreseeable future.
The pledge would make Boko Haram the largest extremist group to agree to fight under the Islamic State
(RNS) Rutgers students had no connections to terrorist activities whatsoever. Their “wrongdoing” amounts to being members of the campus Muslim Student Associations that were infiltrated by undercover NYPD agents.
(RNS) “Dig,” the new action thriller from the USA Network, is a cocktail of biblical prophecy and End Times beliefs. But how much of its religion content is true?
NEW YORK (Reuters) Hindu activists said the decision to not also include Diwali as a school holiday was “beyond disappointing.”
(RNS) Even before recent attacks in Paris and Copenhagen, Swedish Jews were already more afraid of wearing Jewish symbols in public than Jews in Belgium, Germany, France, Hungary, Italy, Latvia and the United Kingdom.
NEW YORK (RNS) “The analogy (to the IRA) is somewhat accurate,” said Archbishop Timothy Dolan, an Irish-American who on March 17 will serve as grand marshal of the city’s St. Patrick’s Day parade.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) More than the death penalty, the Muslim community wants a deeper investigation into the allegation of religious bias and the possibility of federal hate crimes.