US confident Islamic State cyber jihadist killed in Syria strike: Official

The United States is confident of having killed a top Islamic State cyber hacker and recruiter in a drone strike in Syria this week, US authorities said Thursday.

Pakistan SC to take up 'blasphemy convict' Aasia Bibi's appeal

 Pakistan`s Supreme Court is set to take up an appeal filed by Aasia Bibi, who was sentenced to death after being found guilty of insulting Prophet Mohammed six years ago, tomorrow.

Dutch anti-Islam MP says state TV `sabotaged` Mohammed cartoons
Dutch anti-Islam MP says state TV `sabotaged` Mohammed cartoons

Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders claimed Saturday that the state broadcaster "sabotaged" his planned airing of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed on television.

US man charged in Texas Mohammed cartoon attack

A US man was charged with helping to plan an attack on an event in Texas showcasing cartoons mocking the Prophet Mohammed and appeared in court Tuesday.

YouTube may show ''Innocence of Muslims'' film: US court

Google Inc should not have to remove an anti-Islamic film from its YouTube website because a woman complained that she was duped into performing in the film that depicted the Prophet Mohammed as a paedophile, a US appeals court ruled on Monday. 

Charlie Hebdo to give 4.3 mln euros to attack victims

 Charlie Hebdo said Monday 4.3 million euros in donations will go to the victims of a jihadist attack against the French satirical magazine, which has faced internal tensions over the use of the money.

US bolsters security at military bases over terror threat'

The US military has bolstered security at bases across the country as a precaution after the FBI voiced concern that Islamist extremists could target troops or police officers, officials said on Friday.

US bolsters security at military bases over terror threat'

The US military has bolstered security at bases across the country as a precaution after the FBI voiced concern that Islamist extremists could target troops or police officers, officials said on Friday.

''Islamic State using social media to win recruits in US''

Amidst a federal investigation into a foiled attack on a Prophet Mohammed cartoon contest in Texas, FBI Director James Comey has said that Islamic State is leveraging social media to recruit people in US.

Texas shooter was `heartthrob` in Pakistan: Schoolmates

Nadir Soofi, one of the gunmen who attacked a Texas venue that featured a contest to draw the Prophet Mohammed, was a charismatic "ladies` man" as a teenager, contemporaries from an elite Pakistani school told AFP Wednesday.

Authors boycott ceremony as Charlie Hebdo feted in New York

 French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo received a freedom of expression award on Tuesday at a gala US ceremony boycotted by some leading authors in protest at the publication`s lampooning of Islam.

ISIS claims link to shooting at Texas event showing Muhammad Cartoons, first in US
ISIS claims link to shooting at Texas event showing Muhammad Cartoons, first in US

 The Islamic State group claimed on Tuesday its first attack on US soil, a shooting at an anti-Muslim event in Texas over the weekend showcasing cartoons mocking the Prophet Mohammed.

Ban Ki-moon condemns Texas shooting incident

 UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the shooting outside a venue hosting a controversial cartoon exhibit concerning Prophet Mohammed, saying such criminal acts have nothing to do with religion or belief.

Texas gunman was probed `over jihadist sympathies`
Texas gunman was probed `over jihadist sympathies`

One of the men shot dead by police when he and an accomplice attempted to storm an event hosted by an anti-Muslim group in Texas was investigated by the FBI over his alleged jihadist sympathies, it emerges.

Mohammed cartoon event group pushes religious envelope

The group behind the Prophet Mohammed cartoon event in Texas where police killed two gunmen Sunday has a history of making provocative statements about Islam that it says are aimed at defending "freedom" and critics see as antagonising Muslims.

Dutch far-right politician `shocked` by Texas shooting

Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders said Sunday he was "shocked" by the shooting outside a Prophet Mohammed cartoon contest in Texas that he attended.

Turkish court blocks atheist group`s website

A Turkish court has blocked access to a website for the country`s first atheist association, ruling it was an "insult to religious values" in the overwhelmingly Muslim nation, the group said on Wednesday.

Saudi Arabian court orders beheading of man for tearing up Koran and hitting it with shoe

A Saudi Arabian court has sentenced a death penalty to a man who has been found guilty of tearing up the holy Koran and hitting it with a shoe, reports claimed on Tuesday.

Danish police underestimated terror threat says hunted cartoonist

A Swedish cartoonist believed to have been the target of one of the deadly weekend Copenhagen shootings said on Tuesday that Danish police had underestimated the terrorist threat since January`s Paris attacks.

Prophet's grandson Hussein honoured on grounds of Israeli hospital

About 50 Shi`ite Muslim pilgrims settle down to chant and prostrate themselves in worship near an ancient tomb.