Analysis: Anti-Islam film scares The Hague

BERLIN, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- The Dutch government is bracing for widespread violence that could be sparked by an anti-Islam film that its producer wants to broadcast sometime this week.
STEFAN NICOLA, UPI Germany Correspondent

Germany narrowly eluded terror tragedy

DUESSELDORF, Germany, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Germany in 2006 only narrowly eluded a terror attack targeting a filled stadium during the FIFA Soccer World Cup, reports said Thursday.

Lebanese train bombers convicted in Beirut

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- A Beirut court handed two Lebanese men long prison sentences for their roles in a failed bombing plot that targeted two German commuter trains in 2006.

Al-Qaida threatens Swedish artist

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Sweden is trying to prevent another cultural row between the Muslim world and the West after al-Qaida offered $100,000 for the murder of a Swedish artist who drew the Prophet Mohammad.

Sudan, Iraq top failed-states list

WASHINGTON, June 19 (UPI) -- Sudan once again topped the list of failed states released by the Fund for Peace with Iraq as runner-up.

French Muslims file suit over cartoons

PARIS, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Two French Muslim groups have filed a lawsuit against the magazine Charlie Hebdo over cartoons that satirized the prophet Mohammad.

Denmark's cartoon flap hurt exports

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Danish exports to Muslim countries have been hit hard by a row over cartoons depicting Muhammad, officials in Denmark say.

Iranian pulls film from Denmark's festival

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, March 27 (UPI) -- Iranian director Majid Majidi has withdrawn "The Willow Tree" from Denmark's NatFilm Festival, it was reported Monday.

Pilgrims begin annual hajj

MECCA, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- About 2 million Muslims began streaming out of Mecca Sunday for the annual pilgrimage to the birthplace of the Prophet Mohammad.

Iranian guards mark fatwa against author

TEHRAN, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Iran's hard-line Revolutionary Guards vowed Saturday that a fatwa, or religious decree, against the life of a British author would be executed.

2002 Yearend: Mideast-U.S. relations

Americans have undergone much soul-searching since the ghastly terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, to try to comprehend why such blind hatred was directed at them.

Bush celebrates Eid with Muslims

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush made a rare peace gesture Thursday by visiting the Islamic center in Washington to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr festival with local Muslims amid increasing tensions between the Islamic and the Western world.

Commentary: Joe Bob's Week in Review

As a sniper terrorized Maryland and Virginia, law enforcement officials called for his execution and called on him to turn himself in -- on the same day. They t

Analysis: Why they become Muslims

WASHINGTON, June 15 (UPI) -- What exactly is it that makes people such as suspected "dirty bomber" José Padilla convert to Islam? According to sociologists of religion and theologians, it i
UWE SIEMON-NETTO, UPI Religion Correspondent

Suicide notes not written by hijackers

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- The so-called "suicide notes" found by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the suitcase of one of the Sept. 11 terrorists appear to have been written by some
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Palestinian children protest against Denmark for a cartoon of Prophet Mohammad that was republished by Danish newspapers recently, in Rafah, southern Gaza on February 22, 2008. (UPI Photo/Ismael Mohamad)

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