Islam

Five Language-Learning Apps Tested and Reviewed - Bloomberg

If you’re not careful about your pronunciation, it’s pretty easy to tell someone in France that you’re pregnant instead of saying you’re full. In …

Eid al-Adha

Turkey Is Undergoing A Radical Shift, From Pluralism To Islamic Populism

For reformists like me, the disappointment runs deep.<p>ISTANBUL ― A year ago, on the evening of a failed coup attempt against the government of Turkey, I was celebrating a family wedding in a posh restaurant on the Bosporus in Istanbul. I was at a table with the grandfather of the young bride ― my …

Islamism

Linda Sarsour Proves She’s An Unhinged Murderer Apologist

When Jake Tapper, CNN’s chief washington correspondent, slammed Linda Sarsour and other progressive leaders of the anti-Trump Women’s March for …

Conservative POV

Sacramento Islamic Center Receives Quran Submerged In Lard

SACRAMENTO (AP) – Police are investigating the mailing of a Quran submerged in a tub of what appeared to be pork lard to a Northern California …

Weak pound drives tourist spending 'surge'

Worldpay, the country's biggest payments processor, said it had tracked spending on cards of £643m by visitors in June and predicted a £2.4bn bonanza …

Eid al-Fitr

Head of Quebec City mosque supports deradicalization centre expansion despite opposition from mayor

Faced with a steady stream of hate directed at his mosque, Mohamed Labidi says extra resources could help<p>The head of the Quebec City mosque where six …

Quebec City

Angus heads to Singh’s backyard in attempt to win support from Muslim community

NDP leadership candidate Charlie Angus is working to shore up support from Muslim community leaders, including some who have expressed views that run …

Canadian News

Equality in Islam is limited to Muslim brotherhood, excludes non-Muslims until they live under Sharia rule

This is a review of an Indian Islamic scholar's speech on what sort of relationships Muslims should have with non-Muslims in the light of Quranic …

Religion

How a 16-year-old Muslim girl made the “woman with headscarf” emoji a reality

"I wanted to be represented, as simple as that. I just wanted an emoji of me."<p>Millions of Muslim women who wear the traditional headscarf are finally getting an emoji that represents them — and it’s all thanks to a teenage girl from Saudi Arabia.<p>In honor of World Emoji Day this Monday, Apple …

Religion

Linda Sarsour’s insufficient Jihad

A few years ago I shared a stage on the Steve Harvey show with Linda Sarsour, a prominent Palestinian-American activist. She was pleasant, …

Religion

Why Arab Scholar Ibn Battuta is the Greatest Explorer of all Time

The title of “history’s most famous traveler” usually goes to Marco Polo, the great Venetian wayfarer who visited China in the 13th century. For …

Travel

Sally Kohn asks Sarsour critics to ‘READ HER OWN WORDS.’ We did. She should, too.

Sally Kohn’s sad, sad defense of Islamofascist Linda Sarsour<p>Posted July 20, 2017 11:12 AM by Chris Pandolfo<p>Font Size<br>• A<br>• A<br>• A<p>Print Images<p>Liberal pundit …

Islamism

Why the Manchester mosque will rise from the ashes

Religion is often revived by persecution. Those bigoted yobs who torched the Nasfat Islamic Centre will never succeed in driving the Muslim community out<p>Last Saturday afternoon, the Nasfat family of mosques held a national peace rally in Trafalgar Square. The banners they waved said quite a lot …

Religion

I'm a Muslim, ask me anything

Australia's youngest imam doesn't see the need for Muslim schools and he'd rather shake a woman's hand than cause offence. He's even happy for …

Islamophobia

Left needs to start critiquing Islamism, not defending it

A number of Facebook pages, such as Countering Social Justice Hegemony and Let’s talk about Islamism, have recently emerged that address the concerns …

Social Justice

Hateful package sent to Quebec City mosque outside of Canadian values: Trudeau

A package containing a defaced Qur'an and a note expressing hate toward a Muslim cemetery project has stoked renewed fears at a Quebec mosque where …

Qur'an

Anti-Radical Muslims Need to Organize and Draw Lines

It’s time to excise the radicals once and for all.<p>A common complaint you hear these days, especially on the right, is that “moderate” Muslims do …

Islamic Fundamentalism

As bullets fly over LoC, Kashmir village mourns the death of an army man

On Monday, eight days after Naik Mudassir Ahmad promised his son that he'd spend Eid al-Adha with him at their new home, the family await Ahmad's …

Eid al-Adha

Europe's female imams challenge Muslim patriarchy – and fight Islamophobia

The 'imamas' see their mosques as home for young, liberal Muslims who feel out of place at more conservative mosques with imported imams. And they …

Religion

Sally Kohn Stands with Linda Sarsour — Even After She Slammed Colleague Jake Tapper as 'Alt Right'

<i>Facebook/Sally Kohn</i><p>Women's March organizer and activist Linda Sarsour raised eyebrows last week when she equated “resisting” President Donald Trump …

Islamism

Muslim woman banned from wearing headscarf in court

Najat Abokal, a lawyer representing the woman, said the order was made for divorce proceedings in the district court in Luckenwalde, Brandenberg.<p>She …

Judiciary

Republican senator stands up for Muslim Democrat who was harassed over her faith

Deedra Abboud hopes that she’ll be the one to unseat Jeff Flake, the Republican senator from Arizona, in next year’s midterm elections.<p>But first, …

Islamism

John Carpay: Free societies tolerate public expressions of faith, including Muslims praying in a park

Print<p>On July 2, a controversy erupted over a group of Muslims praying in public at the Parc Safari zoo in Hemmingford, Quebec. According to one of …

Canadian News

Canadian mosque where 6 worshippers were killed is already getting hate mail

They received a package that included a defaced Quran.CREDIT: AP/Rich PedroncelliJust six months after several worshippers at a Quebec City mosque …

Religion

Over 8,000 pilgrims from J&K to perform Haj this year; first batch to leave next week

<b>Srinagar:</b> Over 8,000 pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir would join Muslim devotees from across the globe in Saudi Arabia for the annual Haj pilgrimage …

Jammu and Kashmir

Hassan Guillet blames Saint-Apollinaire 'fiasco' on confusion and Islamophobia

Imam Hassan Guillet had a hint of sadness mixed with alarm in his voice as he spoke about a small Quebec town's failed attempt at democracy.<p>"There …

Canadian News

Boston to hang 50 posters addressing public harassment, Islamophobia around city

In the next two weeks, the city of Boston will hang 50 posters to address public harassment and Islamophobia.<p>The posters present "A bystander's guide …

Islamophobia

Challenge Sam Harris for His Bigoted Statements and Like Any Cult Leader, He’ll Say You Don't Understand Him

If you have ever gone online to criticize renowned New Atheist Sam Harris for any of his baseless assertions or wrong-headed arguments, you risk …

Atheism

Muslim leaders must denounce ‘armed jihad’

A recent speech by Palestinian-American Islamist Linda Sarsour, invoking the word “jihad” against “fascists and white supremacists and Islamophobes …

Canadian News

Ukip Frontrunner Will Not Make Anti-Islam Candidate His Deputy Should He Win Leadership

MEPs had threatened to quit should Anne Marie Waters become deputy leader.<p>The frontrunner in the Ukip leadership race will not make anti-Islam candidate Anne Marie Waters his deputy should he win the contest, HuffPost UK has been told.<p>London Assembly member Peter Whittle was reported to be …

Islamism