32-year-old orthopaedic surgeon from London was captured in November last year in the ancient city of Aleppo
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Friday 12 August 2011
Monday 01 August 2011
A civil war has broken out at Britain's most prestigious mosque over the treatment of an imam who was blinded in an attack and is now being evicted by the mosque's authorities.
Friday 29 July 2011
An independent film released next month tells the story of what it's like to be young and Muslim in modern day America. Say hello to Mohawk hair, electric guitars and a burqa-wearing feminist. The Taqwacores, adapted from the 2003 cult novel by Michael Muhammed Knight, follows the story of a group of Islamic punks. Dispirited with the rigidity of the Islam practised by their Muslim elders and unable to fit in with their white American peers, these rebel adolescents find a way to express their angst and reclaim their identity through music.
Wednesday 27 July 2011
Jerome Taylor hears the response of Oslo's Muslim community to the tragedy
Friday 15 July 2011
Thousands of residents have been evacuated after a volcano in central Indonesia erupted, sending red-hot lava cascading down its slopes.
Thursday 14 July 2011
A man hiding explosives in his turban blew himself up inside a mosque where Afghan officials were attending a memorial service for the president's assassinated half brother, killing five people.
Thursday 14 July 2011
Israeli troops shot dead a 21-year-old Palestinian man yesterday during an arrest operation in the occupied West Bank.
Sunday 12 June 2011
Wednesday 08 June 2011
Israeli settlers were suspected of attempting to burn down a mosque in the occupied West Bank yesterday, drawing the condemnation of both Israeli and Palestinian officials.
Sunday 15 May 2011
Sunday 01 May 2011
Syrian troops and security officials stepped up their crackdown on anti-government protesters yesterday, killing at least four people as they stormed a besieged mosque at the centre of the uprising.
Monday 25 April 2011
The militant Christian preacher Terry Jones was briefly jailed after a Michigan court ruled that a protest he planned outside a mosque was likely to provoke violence and ordered him to stay away.
Thursday 21 April 2011
Hundreds of people have been arrested after deadly protests in opposition strongholds over President Goodluck Jonathan's weekend election victory.
Monday 18 April 2011
Monday 11 April 2011
Nine Syrian soldiers were killed in an ambush near the port city of Banias, state TV reported, and witnesses reported four protesters being shot dead in the city by security forces and pro-government gunmen.
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