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  • Outrage in Britain as Muslims push women to back of auditorium

    Reports have surfaced in Britain about women attending college events sponsored by Muslim groups being forced to sit separate from men or in the back of the room — and women's rights activists and attendees are outraged.

  • ** FILE ** A military jury on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, sentenced Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan to death for the 2009 shootings at Fort Hood that killed 13 people and wounded more than 30. (Bell County Sheriff's Department via Associated Press)

    Nidal Hasan sentenced to death in Fort Hood shootings

    A military court Wednesday sentenced Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan to death by injection for killing 13 soldiers and wounding more than 30 in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, in 2009 that he said was to protect Islamist insurgents and Taliban militiamen from U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

  • **FILE** This undated photo shows Nidal Hasan, the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage. (Associated Press/Bell County Sheriff's Department via The Temple Daily Telegram)

    Nidal Hasan sentenced to death by military jury for Fort Hood shooting that killed 13

    A military jury has sentenced Maj. Nidal Hasan to death for killing 13 people during the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood.

  • **FILE** In this file courtroom sketch from Aug. 6, 2013, military prosecutor Col. Steve Henricks (right) speaks as Nidal Malik Hasan (center) and presiding judge Col. Tara Osborn look on during Hasan's court-martial in Fort Hood, Texas. (Associated Press)

    Judge denies some evidence in Fort Hood shooting trial

    A military judge has blocked several pieces of evidence that prosecutors said would help explain the motives of the soldier accused in the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, but she has allowed several others, including Internet searches he made days before the attack about killing innocent women and children, fatwas and jihad.

  • **FILE** This undated photo shows Nidal Hasan, the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage. (Associated Press/Bell County Sheriff's Department via The Temple Daily Telegram)

    Nidal Hasan's Fort Hood shooting trial enters jury selection

    Jury selection for the Fort Hood shooting massacre starts Tuesday, bringing victims and witnesses in the 2009 incident one step closer to an uncomfortable twist: Suspect Maj. Nidal Hasan, acting as his own defense attorney, will get to pose questions to those who take the stand.

  • **FILE** This undated photo shows Nidal Hasan, the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage. (Associated Press/Bell County Sheriff's Department via The Temple Daily Telegram)

    Ex-Attorney General Ramsey Clark offers to defend Fort Hood's Nidal Hasan

    The Army psychiatrist accused of going on a shooting rampage in 2009 at Fort Hood, Maj. Nidal Hasan, asked for a three-day trial delay to consult with an attorney who's offered to represent him — former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark.

  • **FILE** This undated photo shows Nidal Hasan, the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage. (Associated Press/Bell County Sheriff's Department via The Temple Daily Telegram)

    Judge bans Fort Hood suspect's 'protecting Taliban' defense strategy

    A uniformed Army psychiatrist had no justification for gunning down U.S. troops and won't be allowed to tell jurors that he was protecting Taliban leaders in Afghanistan, a military judge ruled Friday, appearing to clear the way for the Fort Hood murder trial to begin.

  • **FILE** This undated photo shows Nidal Hasan, the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage. (Associated Press/Bell County Sheriff's Department via The Temple Daily Telegram)

    Fort Hood victims upset; suspect Maj. Nidal Hasan can question them

    Retired Staff Sgt. Alonzo Lunsford says he will never forget locking eyes with the gunman who entered a Fort Hood building Nov. 5, 2009, then unleashed a burst of gunfire into a crowd of soldiers preparing for deployment.

  • Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, an Army psychiatrist, has been charged with premeditated murder and attempted premeditated murder in the November 2009 attack at Fort Hood, Texas. (Associated Press)

    Fort Hood suspect still faces possible execution

    The Army psychiatrist charged in the Fort Hood shooting rampage still faces the death penalty if convicted in the worst mass shooting on a U.S. military installation, a judge ruled Wednesday.

  • Myanmar verifying Muslim citizenship

    Guarded by rifle-toting police, immigration authorities in western Myanmar have launched a major operation aimed at settling an explosive question at the heart of the biggest crisis the government has faced since beginning its nascent transition to democracy last year.

  • European rabbis fear circumcision row could spread

    A group of Orthodox rabbis warned Wednesday that the ancient Jewish practice of infant male circumcision could face further restrictions in Europe after some hospitals in Austria and Switzerland suspended the procedure by citing a German court ruling that it could amount to criminal bodily harm.

  • France's President and candidate for re-election in 2012, Nicolas Sarkozy, gestures as he delivers a speech during a campaign meeting in Saint Maurice, outside Paris, Thursday, April 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

    'Fed up' French Muslims mobilize to unseat Sarkozy

    France's Muslim community is mobilizing voters to reject President Nicolas Sarkozy in Sunday's election to punish the conservative leader for his anti-immigrant and anti-Islam rhetoric.

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Don't blame Jones for Islamists' rampage

    In the years since Sept. 11, 2001, there has been a growing sentiment from Islam that has resulted in a willingness to accept radical Muslim violence as a fact of life. This mentality must stop.

  • Rexhep Uka (left), 70, and his son Behxhet, 48, speak at their home in Mitrovica, Kosovo, about family member Arid Uka, who is suspected of killing two U.S. airmen and wounding two others at Frankfurt Airport in Germany on Wednesday, March 2, 2011. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)

    Frankfurt shooting suspect jailed on murder charges

    The suspect in the slaying of two U.S. airmen at Frankfurt Airport has confessed to targeting American military members, a German security official said Thursday as investigators probed a possible act of Islamic terrorism.

  • Embassy Row

    South African Ambassador Ebrahim Rasool implied that intolerance among the country's black majority led to his dismissal in 2008 as the premier of the picturesque Western Cape province, when he met U.S. Ambassador Donald Gips in 2009.

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