Islam

Marriott is hosting the conference of the largest anti-Muslim hate group

AirBnB, Google, WordPress, Apple, and even Uber are among the companies who have refused the business of white supremacists or other hate-speech groups—it seems that taking a moral stand through business is catching on. Though that isn’t the case for every company: On Oct. 2-3, Marriott is …

Marriott International

Milton mom gifted 25 handmade hijabi dolls by mystery donor

'Everybody is like I want it or I want it for my daughter,' says Sheza Hasan<p>When Sheza Hasan came home earlier this week, she was surprised to find a …

Dolls

Why I Believe Palestine is Jewish land

Since the mid-20th Century, there has been an unending struggle between Jewish Israelis and Muslim Palestinians over the rule of the geographic region. Muslims recognise Islamic-Palestine as the only legitimate country, while the majority of the Jewish people believe Israel is a legitimate state. …

Drivers wearing face veil in Germany will now be fined as controversial ban comes into force

Motorists in Germany have been prohibited from driving with part or all of their face covered.<p>The move, brought in among a host of other new traffic …

Angela Merkel

Not a mosque, and not at Ground Zero

I was working on a Muslim community center for downtown Manhattan. How did it become so distorted?<p>Sabeeha Rehman2017-09-23T22:30:58Z•2017-09-23T22:30:58Z•0 Comments<p>0 Comments<p>Excerpted with permission from “Threading My Prayer Rug: One Woman’s Journey from Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim” by …

Liberal View

Marriott Faces Pressure To Cancel Event Hosted By Anti-Islam Group

ACT for America's founder claims the "Islamic coalition" is waging war on the U.S.<p>A Muslim advocacy group called on Marriott International to cancel an upcoming event at one of its hotel locations hosted by a group that promotes anti-Islam rhetoric.<p>Muslim Advocates, a civil rights organization, …

News (U.S.)

Those who sympathise with Rohingya Muslims for votes are the greatest anti-national elements: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena on Saturday said if India is forced to provide shelter to Rohingya immigrants under pressure from "vote-hungry" politicians, it would …

Shiv Sena

“Muhammad’s Reception among the Arabs,” Part One

Another little installment from a different part of the manuscript:<p>Muhammad’s Reception among the Arabs<p>In these early days of his prophetic ministry …

Qur'an

Muharram 2017: Today marks the start of the Islamic New Year

Today marks the beginning of the Islamic New Year – a date known as Muharram in the Islamic calendar.<p>While most might associate new year as a time …

'Islam Is Not A Problem To Be Solved': 10 German Muslims Weigh In On The Election

An important group is rarely asked about the topic of Islam in Germany: Muslims themselves.<p>Germans head to the polls on Sunday in a national election that will prove crucial for the future of the county, the European Union and the leadership of Chancellor Angela Merkel.<p>Among the central themes of …

Muslims in the EU: Feeling at home despite discrimination

A new study shows that while Muslim immigrants integrate well in their countries of residence in the EU, they still experience a lot of …

World News

Hate crime against Muslims rising

The hateful incidents Syrian refugee families on Dufferin Avenue have experienced recently — threats, vandalism and Islamophobic graffiti — are not …

Canadian News

Robert Fulford: A history of 'Islamophobia,' a word of dubious value

Every era has special words that ignite resentful arguments and reveal difficult emotions. There’s no doubt that Islamophobia is our word, a painful …

Canadian News

Pakistan blames India after SIX villagers killed in shelling

At least six Pakistani villagers were killed and 26 wounded in an overnight cross-border shooting by India in the disputed Himalayan region of …

Pakistan

NYC Muslim Day Parade to Be Led by Jewish Rabbi Marc Schneier

"This year's parade is more important than ever," the parade organizer said. "Racism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism, bigotry and hate are on the …

Religion

'He should apologise' - MEP Brian Hayes criticises fellow Fine Gael member's comments on Islam and refugees

MEP Brian Hayes has offered an olive branch to a leading Islamic leader over controversial tweets about Irish Muslims by a fellow Fine Gael party …

News (Ireland)

It's true that some British Muslims don't actually want to integrate – but this is about a lot more than religion

For London, there is a sense of tiring familiarity unfolding with terrorism. A catastrophe averted, a crisis remains.<p>How we respond to the Parsons …

Middle East

Muslims More Likely Than Americans Overall To See Discrimination Against Black People

Muslims of all races agree that America needs to do more to ensure equality.<p>Muslims are more likely than Americans overall to acknowledge the discrimination that black Americans face in the country, a Pew Research Center study suggests.<p>Most American Muslims (67 percent) said the country needs to …

Discrimination

Europe’s Muslims hampered by prejudice, warns study

Europe’s Muslims risk exclusion from the labour and housing markets amid concerns of discrimination by employers and landlords over their names or …

Rethinking political Islam

The rapid succession of events of the past four years have challenged conventional wisdom on political Islam. In “Rethinking Political Islam” (Oxford …

Islamism

Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript | The Met

A unique cursive script was used for Indian Qur'ans between the late fourteenth and mid-sixteenth centuries. Called bihari (from the region of …

Qur'an

Parliament’s anti-racism hearings kick-off with witness warning of ‘Islamists in the corridors of power’ – VICE News

Parliamentary hearings on Islamophobia and systemic racism in Canada kicked off this week, with two days of meetings presenting wildly different interpretations on the issue of anti-Muslim discrimination in Canada.<p>But the committee wasted little time before hearing from one witness who is convinced …

Religion

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here’s what you need to know on Thursday.<p><b>1. Mexican rescuers work saved people trapped under rubble after a massive earthquake</b>, including a girl under a school, as the death toll exceeded 230.<p><b>2. Hurricane Maria is gradually moving away from Puerto Rico, while conditions worsen over eastern</b> …

Puerto Rico

Sound Beginnings: The Shofar and the Jewish High Holy Days

Celebrate the start of the Jewish New Year with a visit to the recently opened <i>Fanfare</i> installation, which explores the diverse forms and interwoven …

Art Museums

Why doesn’t the Muslim community look up to its black celebrities?

The biggest headlines out of Sunday’s Emmy Awards involved the diversity among the winners, particularly all the firsts for African Americans and South Asian Muslims in entertainment.<p>While fans celebrated the first African Americans to win for comedy directing and writing (Donald Glover for …

Mahershala Ali

The Culture Veil

On the fast train from Brussels to Paris a few years ago, I met a young woman from the Philippines who was taking a weekend holiday from her job in …

Liberal View

Hadiya’s conversion: NIA should read why western women embrace Islam before investigating her case

Two University of Cambridge reports testify to the white middle class turning to Islam to cope with the pressure of modernity.<p>Even before the …

Religion

TMJ plans to do away with Ramadan M-League break beginning 2018

FMLLP chairman and FAM president Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim wants the M-League to be played with minimal disruption beginning in 2018.BY <b> ZULHILMI</b> …

Religion

German election: AfD Islamophobia could help get Muslims to vote

In its German election campaign, the far-right Alternative for Germany plays on fears of Muslim criminality. Will that lead to a backlash at the …

World News

In first, rabbi to lead Sunday’s New York City Muslim Day Parade

A rabbi will lead this year’s annual Muslim Day Parade in New York City.<p>Rabbi Marc Schneier, the president and founder of the Foundation for Ethnic …

Religion