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  • Critic of 'Honor Diaries' screaming 'Islamophobes' to intimidate would-be viewers

    A Canadian Muslim activist who has written extensively about women's rights in Islam has set her sights on "Honor Diaries," a film about the horrors that women face in the Middle East, Southeast Asia and North Africa. Sheema Khan accused the film -- and its makers -- of being "Islamophobes" in...

  • Vandals damage mosque in northern Israel

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Police say vandals have damaged a mosque in northern Israel in an attack blamed on a fringe group of Jewish extremists. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says the door of a mosque in the Arab town of Umm al-Fahm was damaged overnight and the house of worship was sprayed with...

  • WWE wrestlers in Saudi Arabia for live matches

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Pro wrestlers with the WWE, including John Cena and former champion Randy Orton, are in Saudi Arabia for three days of matches in the capital, Riyadh. World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. says it is the first time its franchise has held matches in the...

  • 20 killed as Islamic extremists rampage in Nigeria

    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Suspected Islamic militants have struck for a fourth time in three days in Nigeria, killing 20 people including a traditional ruler in attacks in the northeast, local government and security officials said Wednesday. Meanwhile, the military said all but eight of more...

  • Egypt Clamps Down on Mosques to Control Message

    Egyptian authorities are tightening control on mosques around the country, purging preachers and seeking to control the message, as the military-backed government cracks down on Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood following his ouster last summer. (April 16) SHOTLIST: AP TELEVISON - AP CLIENTS ONLY...

  • Egypt clamps hold over mosques to control message

    CAIRO (AP) — In his weekly sermon, Muslim cleric Ali Abdel-Moati preached to his congregation in a southern Egyptian city about the evils of making hasty judgments. That prompted a complaint to authorities from a judge, who accused him of criticizing a recent mass death sentence issued against...

  • English city probes Islamic influence in schools

    LONDON (AP) — The city of Birmingham in central England has expanded an investigation into an alleged Muslim plot to greatly expand Islamic influence in the city's school system. The probe announced Monday will look into 25 schools after more than 200 complaints were received. The complaints...

  • Ayaan Hirsi Ali: What I would have said at Brandeis

    Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the Somali-born women's rights activist and former Dutch parliamentarian, took her commencement speech to the pages of the Wall Street Journal on Friday after Brandeis University buckled to the demands of the Islamist extremist lobby and disinvited her.

  • 'Honor Diaries' is about the real war on women, not 'Islamophobia'

    Despite what organizations like the Council on American-Islamic Relations say, the film "Honor Diaries" is about the abuses that women face around the world. In an interview with the Washington Examiner, human rights attorney Paula Kweskin, a writer and producer for the film, said it was clear...

  • Muslim group's campaign to suppress film could draw blowback

    A movie highlighting the well-documented and serious problem of violence against women in Muslim-majority countries has become the focus of a free-speech controversy after a Muslim group attacked it as "Islamophobic."

  • Critics want to silence film exposing the real war on women in the Middle East

    Child brides, "honor killings," female genital mutilation: these are just a few of the human rights abuses that women are subjected to around the world – particularly in the Middle East. A new film, “Honor Diaries,” seeks to give a voice to women who have dealt with those issues...

  • Thousands of Muslims stuck in C. African Republic

    BODA, Central African Republic (AP) — There is only one neighborhood in Boda where Muslims are safe from the bullets and machetes of Christian militia fighters. Many who ventured out were killed, their throats slit or their cars showered in gunfire. Even the dead must obey: Muslim bodies are...

  • Will Obama's Saudi visit be painful? Signs point to yes

    The Saudis have been less than pleased -- to say the least -- with Obama administration policies they believe have made a mess of the Middle East. And they're eager to vent their displeasure face-to-face.

  • Philippines and Muslim rebel group sign peace deal

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government signed a peace accord with the country's largest Muslim rebel group on Thursday, the culmination of years of negotiations and a significant political achievement for President Benigno Aquino III. The deal grants largely Muslim areas of the...

  • Egypt court to rule swiftly in 2nd mass trial

    MINYA, Egypt (AP) — After a single session with no defense lawyers present, an Egyptian judge said Tuesday he will issue verdicts next month in a new mass trial of 683 suspected Islamists on charges of murder and attempted murder, a day after he sentenced hundreds to death in a similar trial...



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