- AFP via Yahoo! NewsMay 05 12:09 PM
Pamela Geller, the anti- Islam crusader behind a cartoon contest of the Prophet Mohammed that was attacked by two gunmen in Texas, says her controversial show was meant to demonstrate freedom of expression. "We will not abridge our freedom of speech in order to not offend savages," she told Fox News. Born to a Jewish family and raised on Long Island near New York, Geller is the president of two...
- CNNMay 03 07:25 PM
Here's a look at what you need to know about Islam. The word Islam translates as "submission" or "surrender." Surrender to the will of Allah - Arabic for God.
- Los Angeles TimesMay 05 05:43 PM
To the editor: Muslims who attack people who create images critical of Islam and the prophet Muhammad are overestimating the influence of these images. ("Texas attack refocuses attention on fine line between free speech and hate speech," May 4)
- CNNMay 04 07:23 AM
Why are images of the Prophet Mohammed so offensive? 02:21 The prohibition began as an attempt to ward off idol worship, which was widespread in Islam's Arabian birthplace. But in recent years, that prohibition has taken on a deadly edge.
- NBC NEWSMay 05 12:29 PM
A cleric held funeral prayers in Pakistan for the two Texas gunmen, who he called "martyrs of Islam."
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsMay 06 12:00 PM
Dutch anti- Islam politician Geert Wilders said on Wednesday he wanted to stage a parliamentary exhibition of the cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed that sparked a deadly shooting in Texas that left two dead. "I am going to request Parliament to exhibit the same cartoons as those that were displayed in Garland," Wilders told AFP on Wednesday, referring to the Dallas suburb where the shooting...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 05 05:40 PM
DALLAS (AP) — When an outspoken opponent of radical Islam sought to mock Muhammad in Texas, home to one of the nation's largest Islamic communities, local Muslims were encouraged to ignore her, and they did.
- Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! NewsApr 23 05:07 AM
A half hour away from the shimmering banks of the Main river, Timur Kumlu has just read 20-odd second-graders a chapter from the Quran, about Abraham looking for Allah, but finding him neither in the sun, the wind, nor the moon. A €20 million government initiative led to the creation of today's four Islam theology centers at some of Germany’s most respected public universities, making Germany ...
- MSNMay 05 10:32 PM
Muslim shops and restaurants in a Chinese village have been ordered to sell alcohol and cigarettes in an effort to weaken Islam’s hold on residents in China’s Xinjiang region.
- KWTX-TV WacoMay 05 04:43 PM
Anti-Islam sentiment has been reverberating in Texas, from the state Capitol to local governments.
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