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Embassies Under Attack: An Open Letter to Muslims

Rafa Fernández de Castro | Posted 11.01.2012 | World
Rafa Fernández de Castro

Muslim brothers and sisters, I urge you to unite and condemn the recent violent attacks on American embassies and consulates in the Middle East and to...

GOP's Libyan Hit on Obama Won't Taint His Foreign Policy Triumphs

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

This juggling act would pose a nerve racking challenge to any GOP or Democrat occupant of the Oval Office. The tight walk demanded that a president be flexible, deft, and attuned to fast changing conditions and players in the Middle East.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Social Conservatives Embrace Romney For 'No Apologies'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Social conservatives on Friday wholeheartedly embraced Mitt Romney’s "no apologies" response to the attacks on U.S. diplomatic mission...

Joshua Hersh

Libya Attack Points To Dilemma Of Unfinished Arab Spring

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.14.2012 | World

A timely new report from the nonprofit International Crisis Group warns that Libya's internal disarray poses a significant threat to the safety and se...

Read The Original "Innocence Of Muslims" Casting Notice

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.14.2012 | Arts

A posting in the online archives of Backstage offers strong evidence that the actors cast in "The Innocence of Muslims" were misled by the film's prod...

Google Blocks Anti-Muslim Movie From Stirring More Protests

The New York Times | Posted 11.14.2012 | Technology

As violence spread in the Arab world over a video on YouTube ridiculing the Prophet Muhammad, Google, the owner of YouTube, blocked access to it in tw...

Jaweed Kaleem

Anti-Muslim Film May Jeopardize Relations Between Major Religions

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.14.2012 | Religion

Most acts of religiously motivated violence pit one faith against the other, but the uproar across the Middle East over clips of an anti-Islam film th...

Advice to Media and Muslims: Don't Feed the Trolls

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 11.13.2012 | Media
Jeff Jarvis

The jerk who made that video, the one that supposedly incited rioting and murder in Egypt and Libya, is the very definition of a troll: He made it to elicit the reaction he was sure he'd cause. That is what trolls do.

Sam Stein

Obama Administration Clarifies Eyebrow-Raising Egypt Statement

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's statement in an interview Wednesday night that the Egyptian government was neither an ally nor an enemy to the ...

Andrea Stone

Former Navy SEAL Killed In Libya Attack Fought Proselytizing In The Ranks

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 09.18.2012 | World

One of the security guards killed during an attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that may have been related to an incendiary anti-Musl...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Portman Admits He Doesn't Have All The Facts While Defending Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

In a bid to defend Mitt Romney from the political fallout over the embassy attacks in Egypt and Libya, Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) admitted on Thursday ...

Jaweed Kaleem

A Religious Motivation Behind Film That Lead To Middle Eastern Protests?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.13.2012 | Religion

UPDATE: Sept. 13, 11:34 a.m. -- The Associated Press has identified Californian Nakoula Basseley Nakoula as the man behind the anti-Muslim film that's...

Jennifer Bendery

House Appropriations Chairman 'Open' To Cutting Off Libya Aid

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the House Appropriations Committee says he won't bow to requests by conservative lawmakers to cut off U.S. aid to Libya ...

Joshua Hersh

Battle For Libya Consulate Raged For 4 Hours

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.13.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- The battle over the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, where four American diplomats lost their lives Tuesday night, lasted for approxim...

Anti-Islam Pastor Under Pressure In Wake Of Attacks

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

* Chairman of Joint Chiefs asks pastor to not support film * Pastor agrees to 're-evaluate' showing movie By Phil Stewar...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama: Romney Tends 'To Shoot First And Aim Later'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama responded to Mitt Romney's charge that the White House mishandled its response to the embassy attacks in Egypt and Libya by acc...

Jon Ward

Republicans Push Back Against Notion Of A 'Lehman Moment' For Mitt Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Influential Republicans on Wednesday pushed back against the overwhelming perception in the press that Mitt Romney made a significant err...

Amanda Terkel

Tony Perkins Pushes Back On Romney's Libya Claim

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins disagreed on Wednesday with assessments by GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney and Repub...

U.S. Officials: Libya Attack May Have Been Planned

Reuters | Mark Hosenball | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - The attack that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other American diplomats in Benghazi, Libya, may have been plan...

Top General Asks Terry Jones To Withdraw Support For Film

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the U.S. military's Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke with Pastor Terry Jones by ...

Lucas Kavner

Does Sam Bacile Actually Exist?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.13.2012 | Arts

After YouTube clips of his amateurish, green-screen-heavy film "The Innocence of Muslims" or "Muslim Innocence" were translated into Arabic and led to...

Jennifer Bendery

Joe Biden Honors Americans Killed In Libya, Vows To 'Bring Justice To Their Killers'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden condemned the Tuesday attacks in Libya that left four American foreign officials dead and vowed to "bring to ju...

Jason Linkins

Mitt Romney's Accusation Of Obama 'Sympathy' With Benghazi Attackers Makes No Sense

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

In 2006, the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten published a series of satiric editorial cartoons that lampooned the prophet Muhammed, touching off demon...

Michael McAuliff

Rep. Allen West Blames Obama For Libya Attack

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) piled onto a right-wing push Wednesday to blame President Barack Obama for attacks on U.S. diplomatic posts in ...

TIMELINE: Recent Attacks Over Perceived Insults To Islam

Posted 09.12.2012 | World

By: ROBERT H. REID, The Associated Press Muslim anger over perceived Western insults to Islam has exploded several times, most recently in Tuesday'...