(Reuters) A Kansas man was arrested on Friday as part of an FBI sting operation in which he was plotting a suicide car bombing at Fort Riley army base in support of the Islamic State militant group, prosecutors said.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) A Michigan-based Islamist preacher whose online sermons have been a leading source of inspiration for foreign fighters in Syria is free to return to social media after restrictions on his Internet use lapsed.
A foundation is funding two new galleries at the British Museum at a time when historic sites in Iraq are under attack by militants of the Islamic State.
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) Dozens of families with children have left the Netherlands to join Islamic State, but this is the first known case of one parent leaving without the other’s consent.
(RNS) “The world will applaud your courage and compassion as you defend those that Scripture calls ‘the least of these,'” they wrote.
(RNS) ISIS offers a version of Islam and the Prophet Muhammad that few Muslims would recognize or honor. Like many Christian charlatans, ISIS dresses itself up in all the panoply of true religion.
(RNS) To a layman it sure as hell looks like a collision of civilizations — specifically between the advocates of a malignant interpretation of Islam and a Christian West which, a millennium ago, produced the Crusades.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “Be they Catholic, Orthodox, Copts, Lutherans, it doesn’t matter: They’re Christian! The blood is the same: It is the blood which confesses Christ,” Francis said.
(RNS) Forty-five percent of the senior Protestant pastors surveyed say the Islamic State, also known as ISIL or ISIS, “gives a true indication of what an Islamic society looks like.”