Allahu Akbar

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Cops: Assailant in Fatal Hostel Attack Yelled 'Allahu Akbar'

Australian police say it's too early to label it a terror attack

(Newser) - A French man shouting the Arabic phrase "Allahu akbar" stabbed a British woman to death and wounded two men in an attack at a hostel in northeast Australia, police said Wednesday. The 29-year-old suspect did not have any known links to the Islamic State group and appeared to have... More »

McCain Rips Fox Anchor Over 'Allahu Akbar'

Kilmeade thinks the comment is offensive, McCain recoils

(Newser) - John McCain has been taking some flak from Fox News, whose anchors have been accusing him of "bailing out" President Obama by backing the notion of a military strike on Syria, reports Mediaite . The tensions seemed to spill over in a recent segment in which host Brian Kilmeade played... More »

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