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OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. -- A local Islamic group launched a billboard campaign Monday to educate people about the hijab, the headscarf that's often worn by Muslim women. The billboards are the first of their kind in the country, designed by a group called GainPeace, which encourages non-Muslims to ...
Islamic State militants have ambushed a group of Iraq's Shiite-led paramilitary fighters, killing at least 27. The Popular Mobilization Forces, an umbrella group of mostly Shiite militias, said on Monday that the attack took place the previous night in the Saadounya area, southwest of the northern city of Kirkuk, ...

"The mass murderer was immersed in Islamic and leftwing hate," stated a story on the Geller Report website on Feb. ... Cruz's Instagram account has since been shut down; however, multiple media reports stated that Cruz appeared to make fun of Islam when he wrote that "at least we now know what it ...
Investigators were also trying to determine if Lassoued was involved in a siege by hundreds of Islamic State group-aligned militants on the southern Islamic city of Marawi last year, dela Rosa said. The five-month uprising left more than 1,100 combatants dead, mostly Muslim militants, and displaced ...
Through a weeklong series of events showcasing Muslim culture, Northwestern's Muslim-cultural Student Association hopes to flip the script on the stereotypes ... Khan said she envisioned the programming to benefit members of McSA as well as NU students in general by clarifying perceptions of Islam and ...
Iowa City, Iowa (AP) -- Some Iowa City elementary students are urging the school district to recognize Muslim holidays, and board members say they're willing to consider the request. The Iowa City Press-citizen reports several students proposed the idea at a school board meeting last week.

The mainstream Muslim leadership in Russia's Daghestan region has condemned an attack that killed five people outside a Russian Orthodox church, ... The extremist group Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for the attack, though it provided no evidence to support the claim, and Russian media outlet ...
They call it part of Kremlin's drive to reshape, ban and erase the cultural identity of Crimean Tatars, a Muslim Ethnicity of 250,000 that largely resisted Crimea's return to Russia. "This is a ... Many accepted Islam, but retained cultural traits such as horticulture and sophisticated, odd-metered music. Crimea's ...
UKIP's interim leader, Gerard Batten, has reiterated his belief that Islam is a "death cult" and called for Muslims to be asked to sign a document ... for Hope Not Hate, which campaigns against far-right views, said Batten was "an Islamophobe and conspiracy theorist" with links to other anti-Muslim activists.
But on the other side of the English Channel, French President Emmanuel Macron is proposing a root-and-branch reform of Islam in France -- a project being ... They argue government meddling in the training of Muslim clerics and interference in Islamic religious affairs would undermine the principles of ...
Recently, we saw the inherent danger of a permanent Iranian presence in Syria. Iran launched its first direct military operation against Israel, dispatching a drone from the Tiyas Airbase in Syria's central Homs region. The Israelis used an Apache helicopter to intercept and destroy the drone, then sent eight ...
"The Islamic Movement doesn't have a list for Iraqi parliamentary elections, but has candidates on the KIU list. And this is a good preliminary step to get the house of Islamic parties in order. We, as the KIU and Islamic Movement, are waiting for Komal in order to engage in more joint works, and we haven't ...
On Tuesday night, Harrison reposted an anti-Muslim video on his facebook page. ... America for Trump, shows purportedly Muslim children engaged in prayer and asks President Donald Trump to keep Islam out of America's public schools. ... It was not meant as a personal attack against the Islamic faith.".
The 4-minute segment, which introduced Rahman as the first full-time reporter who is a Muslim woman to wear a hijab on mainstream TV news in the United ... They consulted a Muslim American women in Media facebook group as well as Mariam Sobh, a journalist based in Chicago who is also one of ...
The Muslim scholar had been invited to the Australian university to explain the ideas and values of Islam embraced by the country's largest modern Islamic movement. "The view of progressive Islam introduced by the founders of Muhammadiyah has given birth to a progressive ideology that is widely known ...
Rabbi Lucy Dinner of Temple Beth Or and Imam Mohamed AbuTaleb of the Islamic Association of Raleigh pastor, teach and counsel their two ... eventually will be returned to Muslim control, and that Muslims "will fight those Jews until the rocks and the trees will speak: Oh Muslim, this is a Jew behind me.".
Dramatic footage of the debate shows the YouTuber, who calls himself a revert to Islam, asking Robinson where in the Quran or any Islamic literature it teaches Muslims to kill innocent people. Robinson 'changes the subject' and asks Mr Dawah whether he recognises his parents as Muslim, even though ...

Liverpool football Club fans have embraced Mohamed Salah, an Egyptian player, with a new chant that celebrates the 25-year-old forward's faith. "Mo Sa-la-la-la-lah, Mo Sa-la-la-la-lah, if he's good enough for you, he's good enough for me, if he scores another few, then I'll be Muslim too," fans have been ...
Once again, an appeals court ruled that President Trump's Muslim ban -- now in its third iteration -- violates the Constitution's most basic guarantee of religious freedom. Earlier today, the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit stated that the ban's purpose has always been and remains to "exclude Muslims ...
In a sermon in 2016, Sheikh Mustafa Umar, director of education and outreach at the Islamic Institute of Orange County, California and founder and director of California Islamic University, talked about the hypocrisy prevalent in attitudes toward Muslims and Islam in the West - and that Catholics and ...
But that's what you get when you order Los Angeles activist and artist Taz Ahmed's subversive "Muslim VDay" cards. ... and "Is love allowed in Islam?" That's what spurred her ... "It was so absurd to me that we were still asking these questions, as though Muslim women aren't human," she said. "So I kind of ...
President Donald Trump expressed "what any reasonable observer could view as general anti-Muslim bias," the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th ... that we found infected [the second executive order laying out a travel ban], President Trump continued to disparage Muslims and the Islamic faith," it said.
"We would like our non-Muslim friends to celebrate with us and have fun -- this will help them communicate with Muslims and not be afraid to be friends ... Eid Al-Fitr, the holiday marking the end of Ramadan, and Eid al-Adha, also known as Feast of Sacrifice, follow the Islamic calendar, which means they ...
Last September, Simpson and Muslim Advocates wrote a letter to Marriott International President and CEO Arne Sorenson asking that the hotel chain not host Act for America's 2017 conference at the Marriott Crystal Gateway, also in Arlington. Other groups, including the Council on American-Islamic ...
"Everyone must stick to their role," Ahmet Ogras, president of the French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM), told Reuters in an interview. ... provided material support to some armed groups fighting against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) and the Syrian government.
No evidence supports a hypothesis that the suspected assailant Nikolas Cruz was affiliated with any Islamic terrorist network or is himself a Muslim, and an ... ("Durka" is a nonsense word used in the context of Islam and especially Islamist terrorism, usually with a derogatory or dismissive connotation.
I was overcome with shame for letting so many of my Muslim sisters down. It's not that I haven't been following #MeToo--from Harvey Weinstein to Matt Lauer to Roy Moore, the movement has been formidable. But like every grassroots movement, it's contested with defensive deflections, particularly when it ...
When I hit my early teens my mother removed me from school because she did not deem the school environment as an Islamic one and it was time for me to learn how to be the perfect Muslim wife and mother. At thirteen she "encouraged" me to put on the niqab which I wore until the night I left home.
Iranian-American Muslim fashion blogger Hoda Katebi gave a contentious live interview broadcast by WGN News on January 31, in which host Robin Baumgartner tells the University of Chicago graduate that she "doesn't sound American"--not because of her voice but because of her views. The interview ...
The reason? The country's Islamic department said 'dog' would confuse Muslims. Malaysia's 30-million population is estimated to be 60% Malay Muslim, with prominent Chinese, Indian and other minorities. Though Islam is Malaysia's official religion and the country has Sharia courts for civil cases for ...
Akbar Ahmed, a leading authority on Islam at American University and former Pakistani high commissioner to the United Kingdom and Ireland, believes ... He referred to the barbaric methods of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, which is killing people, particularly targeting women and children, as it ...
Not only does representation in advertising have the potential to inspire Muslim women, it also can help fight stereotypes. According to the Islamic Networks Group, Muslim women face their own set of stereotypes in the United States; they are often thought of as "oppressed," "passive" and "uneducated.".
Kuwait on Monday opened a week of conferences seeking aid for rebuilding Iraq after the onslaught of the Islamic State group, seeking tens of billions of dollars for a nation only a generation ago that invaded it. Authorities estimate Iraq needs $88.2 billion to restore a country smashed after the Sunni ...
With most eyes fixated on US and European markets during what has been a tumultuous fortnight, an equally volatile fracas has erupted within the Islamic finance community, which, albeit nascent and smaller, has immediate and direct consequences for Australian investors. In late 2017, Dana Gas, an Abu ...
A Muslim woman running for mayor in Rochester said someone left a crude anti-Muslim comment on her personal webpage Sunday night. ... The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations also asked law enforcement to investigate, saying American Muslims have been subject to an ...
The new survey showed that 56 percent of French people believe Islam to be compatible with the values of French society compared to two years ago ... the French what they thought about the creation of a tax on halal products, the revenues of which would be used to finance Muslim worship in France.
On 11 February 2018, an unofficial facebook fan page dedicated to White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders posted a video with the obvious intent of spreading false information and hatred directed at Muslim people. The video is adorned with poorly-written English captions that read as ...
The assistant Explorer Scout leader from Bristol entered a dispute with Scouting magazine after it interviewed a Muslim scout leader who wears a niqab. Mr Walker, a canoeing instructor, wrote a letter to the magazine in response, saying they would 'most likely drown wearing that Darth Vader tent'.
The number of Muslims should grow to the degree that Islam could replace Judaism by 2040 as the nation's second-largest religion, after Christianity. According to Pew, "religious conversions haven't had a large impact on the size of the U.S. Muslim population largely because about as many Americans ...
French President Emmanuel Macron wants to reorganize Islam in France to better integrate worship, fight fundamentalism and preserve "national cohesion." "We are working on the structuring [he used the word structuration] of Islam in France and also on how to explain it, which is extremely important," ...
Iranians attend a rally marking the 39th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, in Tehran on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. (Vahid Salemi / AP). In orchestrated rallies across the country, Iranians took to the streets Sunday to mark the 39th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, a show of strength by the ruling ...
Macy's is launching a "modest" fashion line this month geared toward Muslim women that will feature maxi dresses, ankle-length cardigans and ... Macy's is the latest U.S. brand to tap into the growing Islamic clothing market, after Nike last year debuted a hijab designed for female Muslim Athletes, American ...
While just 0.2 percent of South Korea's population of 51 million is Muslim, the KTO decided to build a prayer room to promote a "Muslim-friendly Korea" ... However, the opposition group, the Pyeongchang Olympics Gangwon citizens' Islam Countermeasure Association, launched its protests specifically ...
Victoria police have charged a woman with stabbing a man in what they say is a terrorist act. Photograph: Joe Castro/AAP. A woman has stabbed a man in his sleep in an alleged Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack in Melbourne's north.
To ask what Islam's view on Darwinian evolution is, is to open up a vast volcano of differing perspectives, divergent translations, and an innumerable amount of interpretation. That being said, while there is always room for debate within the Muslim community, most views on this topic lead to very similar ...
Two captured British fighters should be tried in an International Criminal Court, rather than sent to Guantanamo Bay, a defence minister has said. Tobias Ellwood told two newspapers it was important that "terrorists from any origin are transparently and fairly held account for their actions". The fighters ...
"Here's Muhammad's own words that we grow up with, if a Muslim changes his Islamic religion, kill him." Caner said as many 25,000 Muslims convert to Christianity every year, but that a similar number of Christians convert to Islam. "Seventy-five percent of Muslims who become Christian go back to being ...
Many of the women sharing their experiences on twitter report being groped, inappropriately touched or having someone rub against them in the crowd. For Muslims, the Hajj is the fifth and final pillar of Islam. It is something that every sane adult Muslim must undertake at least once in their lives if they can afford it and are ...
But Chaudry decided that the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge needed a permanent place to pray, and he located what he believed to be a suitable site: .... often expressed anti-Muslim sentiments when the mosque was debated on local web forums and national sites with names such as Bare Naked Islam.
The first #TacoTrucksAtEverymosque happened last June during Ramadan at the Islamic Center of Santa Ana, a mosque comprised mainly of Cham, Cambodian and Vietnamese Muslims. Latinos and Muslims alike initially had concerns about the food that was served - though for different reasons.


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