Australians are in shock after the Sydney cafe siege as authorities investigate why its perpetrator remained at large despite a history of extremism.
For we gender activists the Open Mosque is not quite so new. For over 20 years we've waged a gender jihad to gain inclusive access to mosques.
When we commemorate the Westgate massacre in Nairobi, Kenya, we must not conflate the religion with extremism.
Ugandan troops have killed 41 attackers in a battle with "tribal gunmen" in a western district near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The 20-year deadlock has been broken. The next step is to designate women as marriage officers, write Fatima Seedat and Farhana Ismail.
The UK has enforced the inspection of 15 schools in Birmingham after an anonymous letter alleging a plot to force leaderhip change at four schools.
After being asked to ban the term "Islamist militants" in the media since an SABC error, the BCCSA says such a ruling would "smack of censorship".
Reported cases of Christians killed for their faith spiked last year, with Syria accounting for more than total worldwide deaths in 2012.
Sheikhs unanimously agree to allow online â€¨store for erotic marital assistance to go ahead.
We look at Julius Malema's court case and giant sleep-over (aka night vigil), Angola banning Islam and Radovan Krejcir's James Bond movie-style life.
Reports of mosque closures and restrictions on wearing veils in public have surfaced despite Angola's president denying the country's ban on Islam.
The government of Angola - a traditionally devout Catholic nation - has denied claims it has banned Islam and shut down the mosques in the country.
The funnyman may have irked Muslim ?authorities but his take on a world outside ?the corner shop has the nation in stitches.
The ignorance, fear and hatred of Islam, under the rubric of Islamophobia, is spreading in dangerous ways.
It is appalling that a senior academic such as Robert van Niekerk could be so confused and ignorant in his remarks.
Anne Norton rejects the "clash of civilisations" view of Islam and the West, but offers little to replace it, says Lawrence Rosen.
Police investigating the grisly murder of a soldier in London by two radical Islamists have made another arrest.
Duelling biopics of Muhammad reflect differing traditions of Sunni and Shia Islam over depiction of the Muslim prophet.