Peering into the souls of Muslim converts during Ramadan helps Westerners understand the appeal and positive drive of Islam.
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Bangladesh security forces killed three Islamist militants accused of masterminding an attack on a cafe in Dhaka last month that killed 22 people, mostly foreigners.
A court complaint alleges that Erick Jamal Hendricks told an unnamed person his goal was to create a sleeper cell for carrying out attacks in the U.S.
According to a recent Europol study, some 80 percent of Islamic State recruits have criminal records and some 20 percent were diagnosed with mental health issues.
President Obama forcefully pushed back against presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump on Tuesday, calling his incessant outcry to use the term 'radical Islam' a political talking point.
It seems to be the job and perhaps the occupation hazard of the historian to remember the past, write about it and remind readers, students and citizens what happened long ago, as well as yesterday -- and who made it happen and why.
They say it doesn't help to single them out.
Author and activist Diana Block calls her narrative, "Clandestine Occupations," "an imaginary history," though she might have simply described it as a novel, or perhaps as a roman a clef, to borrow the French phrase for a tale in which fictional characters are based on real people.