November 20, 2012 When Rimsha Masih was accused of burning pages from the Quran and arrested, the case drew international attention because the evidence against her was scant and she is said to be "mentally impaired." Today, a court threw out the charge. Her accuser awaits trial for allegedly planting evidence.
March 21, 2012 Whether the burnings are "accidental" is unproven. NPR's calling it that buys the military's frame, some complained. Not calling it that suggests ill intention and provokes more violence, others argued. Investigations continue; the press is lost. Suggestions appreciated.
February 22, 2012 The commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan has apologized. But the anger remains.
February 21, 2012 In a video that underscores how seriously the U.S. military and NATO are taking the incident, the commander of international forces today apologizes four times for what he says was the improper disposal of Qurans at Bagram Air Field north of Kabul.
April 4, 2011 Terry Jones says he's willing to die for his beliefs — and that "basically all" the parishioners in his tiny Florida church have now left. Meanwhile, deadly protests continue in Afghanistan. At least 21 people have died.
April 1, 2011 Demonstrators, angered by the burning of Islam's holy book by members of a small Florida church, stormed a U.N. office in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan.
September 10, 2010 While much uncertainty remains about exactly what's going on with the now-international story about a tiny Florida church's threat to burn Qurans, the pastor says it won't happen Saturday.
September 9, 2010 Hours after he canceled the planned burning of the Quran, Pastor Terry Jones of the Dove World Outreach Center in Florida said he was rethinking his decision after the imam planning an Islamic center near ground zero denied any deal to move it.
September 9, 2010 NPR's Greg Allen: Quran- burning preacher says he may change mind if there's no NYC Islamic center.
September 9, 2010 Obama Administration officials are mulling a call to the preacher who says he'll burn Qurans on 9/11 anniversary.
September 7, 2010 A Florida preacher's vow to burn Quarans reminds some of us of another preacher Bible burning stunt.