After a "Muhammad cartoon contest" came under attack over the weekend, Texas imam Omar Suleiman is glad he and other Muslim leaders urged their followers to leave the event alone. Ignoring extremists — both the anti-Muslim crowd and radical Islamists alike — is the best policy, he says.
The Houthi takeover of much of Yemen has turned into a regional power struggle, as a Saudi-led military coalition has started attacking Houthi targets in Yemen. The intervention could now have far wider implications outside of Yemen, including at the nuclear negotiating table.
Ahmed al-Jumaili had only been in Dallas for less than three weeks when he was shot and killed. But members of the Muslim community in north Texas say hostility and hate crimes are nothing new, and have been on the rise in recent years.
The Muslim population of Iceland, made up of immigrants, foreign students and a few homegrown converts, is small but growing. And the community may soon be getting its first custom-built mosque with land donated by the city of Reykjavik, but not without objections from a vocal minority.
The leaders of a new mosque in Southern California want to create a "safe space to be with their sisters" and a way to empower Muslim American women. Will all-female mosques catch on elsewhere in the United States?
Bengali American blogger Avijit Roy, an atheist, "carried a huge target on his back" in increasingly conservative Bangladesh for his writings. His death by machete on Thursday is just the latest sign that religious dissent is under threat in Roy's native country.
Hundreds of people have left Germany to join extremist groups in Syria and Iraq, like ISIS. While police have ramped up efforts to stem the flow, another way Germany is addressing the problem is by expanding Islamic education.
Correspondent Rebecca Henschke reports from West Java, Indonesia on violence against followers of a small Islamic sect known as Ahmadiya: the sect doesn't recognize Muhammad as the final prophet of Islam
Dunkin' Donuts canceled one of its online ads this week following complaints about a scarf worn by celebrity chef, Rachel Ray. She was featured in the spot. Critics said that Ray's scarf resembled a keffiyeh, the traditional headdress worn by Arab men, and offered symbolic support for Islamic extremism. Anchor Marco Werman looks at the controversy.
Danes are caught up in a fierce debate about the expression of Islamic values in Danish society, as Anchor Lisa Mullins talks with Toger Seidenfaden the editor in chief of the Danish daily "Politiken".
Turkey's ruling AK party faces the possibility of being declared illegal: it's been charged with promoting an Islamist agenda that endangers the secular nature of the state, as The World's Aaron Schachter has more.
A radical Muslim cleric lost an appeal in Britain's high court today-- Abu Hamza now faces extradition to the US, and he's accused of helping to plan a terrorist training camp in Oregon, as The World's Matthew Bell reports.
Many of today's young Arab Muslims don't look or act like their parentsï¿½they're still devout but they're redefining what it means to be Muslim, and Author Allegra Stratton writes about it in her new book, ï¿½Muhajababes,ï¿½