Pressure rises on pastor who wants to burn Quran
US church to go ahead with Sept. 11 Quran burning
Church rebuffs military concerns on Quran burning
Top US commander: Burning Quran endangers troops
Egypt opposition leader claims official harassment
Egypt TV show stirs debate over Muslim Brotherhood
Saudi cleric slammed over fatwa on women cashiers
RIYADH - One of Saudi Arabia’s largest supermarket chains has reversed a decision to employ female cashiers, in a religious dispute which saw the king issue a reprimand Thursday to a conservative scholar.
1001 Inventions: Science in Muslim lands
ISTANBUL — For generations, the lore of “One Thousand and One Nights” helped shape Western notions about Muslim culture. The collection of tales described an exotic world of harems and flying carpets, Sinbad and monsters, Aladdin and the jinn, Ali Baba and the 40 thieves.
Cat culture thrives in Istanbul
ISTANBUL — When President Obama visited Turkey last year, he paused to stroke a tabby cat at the former Byzantine church of Haghia Sophia while Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan looked on with a smile. The cat, one of half a dozen living at the ancient site, seemed unfazed by the VIP attention.
Nigeria: Election pressure mounts for quiet leader
Top Islamic institution slams Quran-burning plan
Greek priest right at home with rabid soccer fans
Teenage Christian convert rejects family reunion
Malaysia TV completes quest for Muslim role model
NEW YORK - A church in Florida, US, is reportedly planning to host an “International Burn a Quran Day” on the anniversary of the Sep 11, 2001, terror attack, a move that has been condemned by many Christians and Muslims.
LONDON - More than 2.5 million Muslims have threatened to quit Facebook after four Islamic pages were taken down, reports said Friday.
Belfast leaders decry youths’ zeal for rioting
Indonesian Islamists open front against Christians
Indonesian Islamists eye proselytizing Christians
Malaysia reality TV seeks young male Muslim leader
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan has put seven major websites, including the Google search engine, under observation for hosting alleged un-Islamic material, officials said Friday.
Pakistan watches Google, other sites for blasphemy
PUNE/MUMBAI - As part of the golden jubilee of the formation of the state, Maharashtra will carry out a special promotion for the Pandharpur Padayatra (pilgrimage by foot), which attracts over a million devotees in July, an official said Thursday.
iPad coming to church altars with daily missal app
Utah Senate hopeful to file complaint about mailer
Paris police ban pork street party in Muslim area