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.
After embracing Islam, Karen Jayes visits the West Bank to explore her new faith.
Mohamed Morsi is expected to set a date for a referendum on the constitution hastily approved by an Islamist-dominated drafting assembly.
The Hadith are indeed secondary to the Qur'an, but the Qur'an says nothing about Aisha's age at the time the marriage was consummated.
Pakistan's blasphemy laws may be used to punish Muslims suspected of ransacking a Hindu temple, in a state where laws are used against Islam offences.
The Orientalist scholar W Montgomery Watt wrote of Muhammad, the prophet of Islam: "Of all the world's great men, none has been so much maligned."
France has ramped up security at its embassies after a weekly revived a formula seizing attention: Publishing crude cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
France has stepped up security and appealed for calm after a magazine published naked cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad that risks fanning outrage.
Eight South Africans are among those killed in a revenge bombing in Kabul over an anti-Islam film as protests rage across the Middle East.
A new video shows Libyans trying to save Chris Stevens, cheering "God is great" and rushing him to hospital after finding him inside the US Consulate.
Libya has arrested 50 suspects over the killing of the US envoy and three other Americans, claiming the Benghazi attack was pre-planned.
Fury over an anti-Islam film has torn across the Middle East with protesters attacking US embassies as the Pentagon rushed to bolster security.
Protesters furious at an anti-Islam film have clashed with police near the US embassy in Cairo before a protest called by the Muslim Brotherhood.
Protesters have marched on US embassies across the Middle East over a film deemed insulting to the Prophet Muhammad.
A low-budget anti-Islamic film has drawn the ire of Muslims in politically volatile Egypt and Libya, where it has been used to rally protests.
A newlywed Frenchman wants to prove that "being gay and Muslim is possible" after feeling forced for years to choose between religion and sexuality.