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Kurds celebrate ousting Islamic State fighters from Kobani

Kurds celebrate ousting Islamic State fighters from Kobani

BEIRUT — Jubilant Kurdish fighters ousted Islamic State militants from the key Syrian border town of Kobani on Monday after a four-month battle — a significant victory for both the Kurds and the U.S.-led coalition.

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French arrests raise question: Is free speech for all?

French arrests raise question: Is free speech for all?

FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015 file photo, a demonstrator holds up an oversized pencil at Republique Square, Paris, before the start of a demonstration, Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015. When cartoonists at a French publication that had poked fun at the Prophet Muhammad were shot dead, millions a…

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French arrests raise question: Is free speech for all?

French arrests raise question: Is free speech for all?

File - In this Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 file photo, Jean Paul Bierlein reads the latest issue of Charlie Hebdo outside a newsstand in Nice, southeastern France. When cartoonists at a French publication that had poked fun at the Prophet Muhammad were shot dead, millions around the world felt …

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French arrests raise question: Who gets free speech?

French arrests raise question: Who gets free speech?

LONDON — When cartoonists at a French publication that had poked fun at the Prophet Muhammad were shot dead, millions around the world felt it as an attack on freedom of speech.

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French arrests raise question: Is free speech for all?

French arrests raise question: Is free speech for all?

French comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala was arrested for his Facebook post saying “I feel like Charlie Coulibaly.”

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Editorial pages add perspective to Paris killings

Editorial pages add perspective to Paris killings

Right to speak our minds freely is defended in papers around country.

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Local congressional candidate says Obama is an "Islamist"

Local congressional candidate says Obama is an "Islamist"

"Fact that Barack Hussein Obama's father was a Muslim makes him one."

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Prayer, celebration mark end of Ramadan

Prayer, celebration mark end of Ramadan

Thousands of Muslims gather in Tucson to celebrate Eid al-Fitr. 

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ISLAM’S CULTURAL CAPTIVITY

My concern is to make it clear that what we in the United States know about the Islamic faith is not only distorted by our own sensationalist media, but has also been perverted through its cultural captivity by the various tribal societies that have adopted it. It is high time that we U.S. c…

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Egypt army ousts Morsi

Egypt army ousts Morsi

CAIRO — The armed forces ousted Egypt’s first democratically elected president Wednesday after just a year in power, installing a temporary civilian government, suspending the constitution and calling for new elections. Islamist President Mohammed Morsi denounced it as a “full coup” by the military.

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Killer of Tucson imam gets 25-to-life prison term

A man was given a 25-to-life prison term Monday for the 1990 knife attack that killed an imam at a Tucson mosque.

January 29, 2013 12:00 am
Killer of Tucson imam given 25-to-life term

Killer of Tucson imam given 25-to-life term

Thursday marks the 23rd anniversary of Rashad Khalifa’s slaying.

January 28, 2013 1:25 pm

Officials: US may leave no troops in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — Administration officials said publicly for the first time Tuesday that the U.S. might leave no American troops in Afghanistan after the end of combat in December 2014, an option that defies the view of Pentagon officials who say thousands of U.S. troops could be needed there to …

January 08, 2013 4:07 pm

White House told of Libyan attack claim within 2 hours

WASHINGTON — Two hours after the U.S. Consulate came under attack in Benghazi, Libya, the White House was told that a militant group was claiming responsibility for the violence that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans.

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Tonight on campus: Lecture on revolution in the Middle East

Contemporary Islamic studies expert Tariq Ramadan will lecture on 'Reform and the Youth of the Revolution: Islam and the Middle East Today today at 6:30 p.m. in the student union South Ballroom. It's free and open to the public.

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Muhammad cartoonist remains defiant

Muhammad cartoonist remains defiant

COPENHAGEN — A few pen strokes thrust Kurt Westergaard into the midst of an international crisis, exposing him to death threats and an alleged assassination plot.

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Suicide attack kills 4 students at Islamic university in Pakistan

Suicide attack kills 4 students at Islamic university in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Suicide bombers attacked an Islamic university popular with foreigners in Pakistan's capital Tuesday, killing four students in apparent retaliation for an escalating army offensive on a Taliban and al-Qaida stronghold near the Afghan border.

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