Media are all atwitter over the prince's engagement to the mixed-race American actress—interesting, since genealogists claim he is descended from Muhammad.
Six months after the Paris attack that claimed the lives of 12 staff members, the French magazine’s editor says it will no longer feature satirical cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. "We've done our job," he said. "We have defended the right to caricature."
As ISIS continues to draw zealous young recruits from the West to the fronts in Syria and Iraq, Michael Muhammad Knight, whom The Guardian has described as "the Hunter S. Thompson of Islamic literature," tells of how his American upbringing almost made him into a warrior for jihad.
Comedian Bill Maher puts himself in the company of “9/11 liberals” who believe that Islam as a religion is different and decidedly worse than all other religions. He said Friday that "at least half of all Muslims believe it is all right to kill someone who insults the Prophet."
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Two US destroyers equipped with Tomahawk missiles are moving into Mediterranean waters north of Libya after attacks on a U consulate in Benghazi and another in the Egyptian capital of Cairo.