Topic - Muhammad

Subscribe to this topic via RSS or ATOM
Related Stories
  • This undated image posted on a militant website on Jan. 4, 2014, which is consistent with other AP reporting, shows Shakir Waheib, a senior member of the al-Qaida-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), left, next to a burning police vehicle in Iraq's Anbar Province. With al-Qaida linked fighters and allied tribal gunmen camped on the outskirts, a tentative calm took hold over Fallujah on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 and residents started to return to the besieged city west of Baghdad. Government forces were stationed nearby as sporadic street fighting breaks out in other cities. The picture painted by residents, officials and international groups suggests that both the militants and government forces are preparing for a long standoff with civilians caught in the middle.(AP Photo via militant website)

    HUSAIN: Attack on Shiite shrines in Syria may result in dramatic rise in tensions

    As important figures in Islamic history, the attack in Ragga, Syria on the shrine of Ammar bin Yasser and Owais al-Qarni will likely be viewed as an affront to the Shiite Muslims who typically perform pilgrimages at the memorial.

  • ** FILE ** Tamerlan Tsarnaev smiles after accepting the trophy for winning the 2010 New England Golden Gloves Championship in Lowell, Mass., on Feb. 17, 2010. The 26-year-old boxer, who had been known to the FBI as Suspect No. 1 in the Boston Marathon explosions and was seen in surveillance footage in a black baseball cap, was killed overnight on Friday, April 19, 2013, officials said. (AP Photo/The Lowell Sun, Julia Malakie)

    Tamerlan Tsarnaev brother kicked out of mosque prayer service 3 months ago

    The 26-year-old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings who was killed Friday was kicked out of a Cambridge, Mass., mosque prayer service three months ago for an outburst against the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., two worshippers told the Los Angeles Times Saturday.

  • Supporters of Pakistani religious party Jamaat-e-Islami hold up placards during a Oct. 7, 2012, rally in Lahore, Pakistan, against a film insulting the Prophet Muhammad. Most placards read, "Muhammad, may God pray on him and grant him peace." (Associated Press)

    Afghan offers bounty for anti-Islam filmmaker

    A religious cleric in western Afghanistan said Wednesday he is offering a $300,000 bounty to anyone who kills the maker of an anti-Islam film that has angered Muslims around the world.

  • Afghan offers bounty for anti-Islam filmmaker

    A religious cleric in western Afghanistan said Wednesday he is offering a $300,000 bounty to anyone who kills the maker of an anti-Islam film that has angered Muslims around the world.

  • Illustration Muslim Obama 3 by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    PIPES: Obama: 'My Muslim faith'

    Editor's Note: In this third of a five-part series, Middle East and Islam specialist Daniel Pipes continues his documentation of Barack Obama's close ties to the Islamic religion, focusing here on statements he made as an adult.

  • Libyans gather in Martyrs' Square, formerly Green Square, for the morning Eid prayer to mark the end of Ramadan and to celebrate their victory over embattled Col. Moammar Gadhafi in Tripoli, Libya, on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

    Rebels: One Gadhafi son set to surrender

    One of the sons of ousted strongman Col. Moammar Gadhafi was negotiating his own surrender, Libyan rebels said Wednesday, while another son issued a defiant message saying that the regime would fight to the death.

  • LIBERATING LIBYA: Libyans in the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya, celebrate the capture in Tripoli of Col. Moammar Gadhafi's son and one-time heir apparent, Seif al-Islam Gadhafi. The Hague-based International Criminal court wants him extradited to stand trial. (Associated Press)

    Gadhafi's fate in question; sons detained

    Libyan rebels captured Col. Moammar Gadhafi's second-oldest son, and another son surrendered Sunday after the rebels stormed Tripoli, sparking massive celebrations in the Libyan capital.

  • A makeshift camp set up by Syrians waiting to enter Turkey is seen near the village of Guvecci, Hatay province, Turkey, Friday, June 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

    Syrian security forces shoot dead 16 protesters

    Syrian security forces killed at least 16 people Friday, including a teenage boy, as thousands of people poured into the streets across the country calling for the downfall of President Bashar Assad's autocratic regime, activists said.

  • Gadhafi forces flank key rebel-held Libyan city

    With NATO's attention mostly focused on Tripoli, troops led by two sons of Moammar Gadhafi have flanked Misrata in a pincer move aimed at retaking the key rebel-held city in Libya's west.

  • A Libyan rebel reacts Thursday after hearing claims that a NATO airstrike had hit rebel forces accidentally, killing at least two and injuring more than a dozen. (Associated Press)

    Besieged Libyan city at center of stalemate

    Pounded by Moammar Gadhafi's forces for nearly 50 days, the largest rebel-held city in western Libya has become a symbol, a coveted prize in a civil war gripped in a bloody stalemate.

  • Libyan rebels take a rest at a checkpoint at the front line near Zwitina on the outskirts of Ajdabiya in eastern Libya on Thursday. (Associated Press)

    Gadhafi urged to split Libya with rebels

    Aides close to Moammar Gadhafi are urging the Libyan dictator to crush the resistance in a rebel-held town close to the capital, Tripoli, and then propose a division of the country with the rebels holding the eastern part, rebel sources told The Washington Times on Thursday.

  • World Scene

    King Mohamed announced constitutional reforms Wednesday and appointed a committee to draw up proposals to be presented by June.

  • Illustration: John Brennan by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    BOSTOM: John Brennan: Witless for the defense

    A dry pun asks, "When is a door not a door?" - the answer being, "When it is ajar." But dry humor is clearly preferable to the deluded warping of the lexicon by the Obama administration's lead counterterrorism adviser, John Brennan, which leads to this question, and requisite answer, "When is jihad not jihad?" - "When it is bloodless, spiritual struggle."

  • A wake-up call for the Senate

    The revelation of the terrorist plot to bomb JFK Airport should be a jolting wake-up call to the U.S. Senate — a reminder that the plotting of alien terrorists cannot be ignored as the Senate considers a massive amnesty for 12 million to 20 million illegal aliens.

More Stories →

Quotations
  • Numerous modern-day pronouncements by leading Muslim theologians (see Yusuf Al-Qaradawi's "The Prophet Muhammad as a Jihad Model," 2001) confirm that Muhammad remains the major inspiration for jihadism today.

    BOSTOM: John Brennan: Witless for the defense →

Happening Now