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Oregon Muslim Leaders Fear Retribution In Wake Of Alleged Bombing Plot

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

PORTLAND, Ore. — Some residents of this famously liberal city are unnerved, not only by a plot to bomb an annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremon...

Alleged Christmas-Bombing Plotter Pleads Not Guilty

AP | TIM FOUGHT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PORTLAND, Ore. — A 19-year-old Somali-American man has pleaded not guilty to an alleged plot to blow up a car bomb at an Oregon Christmas tree l...

Mosque Sweet Home

Brandon G. Withrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brandon G. Withrow

I am happy to say that, of all the things (good or bad) our local mosque may represent to my neighbors, for me it means I'm almost home.

Muslim Leaders Probe Problem Of Disaffected Youths

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By David Finnigan Religion News Service LOS ANGELES (RNS) Muslim leaders are admitting disaffected Muslim youth such as the alleged Oregon bomber ...

Attorney General Denies 'Entrapment' Of Oregon Muslim Suspect

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Attorney General Eric Holder defended the FBI's recent undercover investigation of an Oregon M...

The Religious History Of The Suspected Portland Bomber

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Lynne Terry Religion News Service PORTLAND, Ore. (RNS) Mohamed Mohamud was born into chaos, his family fleeing a bloody civil war in Somalia to a ...

Arsonist Attacks Oregon Mosque Frequented By Would-Be Car Bomber

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Arson caused a fire on Sunday at an Islamic center that was the occasional place of worship for a Somali-born teen who two day...

Somali-Born Teen Arrested After Car Bomb Attempt On Portland Christmas Event

AP | TIM FOUGHT and NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PORTLAND, Ore. — A Somali-born teenager plotted "a spectacular show" of terrorism for months, saying he didn't mind that children would die if h...