(Reuters) U.S. official said investigators believed it was likely Islamic State militants played an “inspirational” rather than an “operational” role in the attack.
Articles tagged “Prophet Muhammad”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The front page article in L’Osservatore Romano likened the exhibit in Garland, Texas, to pouring “gasoline on the fire” of religious sensitivities and was critical of its sponsors.
“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.