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  • 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 on April 19, 2013, officials said. (Associated Press/The Lowell Sun)

    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.

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