University says Qur'an parchment among oldest

2015-07-22 21:04

A British university says their Qur'an parchment dates to the time of the prophet.

Accused Texas gunman well-known to FBI before attack

2015-05-05 10:42

Since 2006, the FBI has been able to recognise the voice of Elton Simpson - one of the men suspected in the Texas shootings outside a contest featuring cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad.

2 gunmen shot dead at Prophet Muhammad art exhibit

2015-05-04 05:48

Two gunmen have been shot dead after they opened fire at an art exhibit in Garland, Texas, that was organised by an anti-Islamic group and featured caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad.

Danish police charge two in Copenhagen attacks

2015-02-16 11:23

Danish police say they have charged two people with aiding the man suspected of shooting dead two people in attacks on a synagogue and an event promoting free speech in Copenhagen at the weekend.

Copenhagen gunman had criminal record, gang past

2015-02-16 06:46

Danish authorities say the slain gunman suspected in the deadly Copenhagen attacks was a 22-year-old with a history of violence and may have been inspired by Islamic terrorists.

Charlie Hebdo circulation tops 7 million

2015-01-24 16:05

Circulation of the "survivors'" issue of Charlie Hebdo, published after the attack on the satirical weekly's office, is set to top seven million.

Anti-Charlie protesters burn French flag in Afghanistan

2015-01-19 14:09

Hundreds of people in eastern Afghanistan demonstrated Monday against the French weekly Charlie Hebdo, burning a French flag and calling for the government to cut diplomatic relations with France.

Qatar warning: Prophet cartoon will fuel hatred

2015-01-16 13:52

Qatar has warned that publishing cartoons of Prophet Muhammad would "fuel hatred and anger", as a leading Muslim body called for peaceful protests against French weekly Charlie Hebdo.

Pakistan condemns new Muhammad cartoon

2015-01-15 14:51

Pakistani lawmakers have criticised fresh caricatures of the Muslim prophet Muhammad which appeared in a special edition of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Hollande hails 'reborn' Charlie Hebdo as magazine sells out

2015-01-15 09:48

French President Francois Hollande has declared that Charlie Hebdo “is alive and will live on” after its new edition sold out in record time, as al-Qaeda claimed the deadly attack on the satirical magazine.


Texas attack inspired by ISIS, not ordered - US

2015-05-08 05:24

An attempted attack on an exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Muhammed in Texas was inspired - but not ordered by ISIS, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter says.

Texas gunman’s mom: I had no idea

2015-05-05 05:54

The mother of one of the suspected gunmen involved in a planned attack on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas, US, says she had no idea her son would turn to violence.

Radical preacher arrested for praising Paris killers

2015-02-27 16:26

A radical Islamic preacher has been arrested in Norway after praising last month's deadly attack on the Charlie Hebdo satirical weekly in Paris.

Copenhagen gunman ‘played drunk’

2015-02-16 10:55

Reports say the gunman suspected of killing a Jewish man at a synagogue in Copenhagen pretended to be drunk when he approached the building.

Police arrest Indian editor over Charlie Hebdo

2015-01-29 14:57

Police have arrested editor of a Mumbai newspaper for reprinting a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammed from satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Charlie Hebdo ‘survivors’ issue sells out in NYC

2015-01-21 13:09

The first issue of the satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo printed since the Paris attacks has taken just one hour to sell out at a Manhattan book store in New York.

Fox News apologises for 'totally Muslim' remarks

2015-01-19 08:07

US television network Fox News has apologised several times for claiming there are ‘totally Muslim’ no-go zones in Europe, comments that aired on the station following deadly attacks in France.

Pakistan parties set to protest Muhammad cartoon

2015-01-16 12:36

Pakistani cities are preparing for nationwide protests against the printing of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a French magazine, as a faction of the Taliban denounced the journalists involved as 'filthy blasphemers'.

The Citizen apologises for printing Muhammad cartoon

2015-01-15 11:22

The Citizen says it had no malicious intent when it published a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad as seen on the front page of the French Charlie Hebdo magazine.

Muslim scholars condemn latest Charlie Hebdo issue

2015-01-14 20:23

A leading association of Muslim academics has criticised the decision by French weekly Charlie Hebdo to publish a new cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad, claiming it would ‘stir up hatred’.

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