Islamism

Meet Neil Tapio, the Mini-Trump of South Dakota Who Thinks Interfaith Services are un-Christian

This GOP state senator supports freedom of religion, yes indeed. He just thinks people from different faiths shouldn’t mingle. OK?!<p>In America B.T. …

U.S. Politics

The Made-Up Hijab Attack Doesn't Mean There Isn't A Real Islamophobia Problem In Canada

A recent poll showed almost half the country thinks Islam is "damaging" to Canada.<p>The news that an alleged attack on an 11-year-old Muslim girl in Toronto was made-up has given renewed energy to a narrative that anti-Muslim bias and bigotry in Canada are exaggerated, or perhaps even manufactured …

Islam

China bans children in predominantly Muslim county from attending religious events during winter holidays

A predominantly Muslim county in western China has banned children from attending religious events during the winter holidays, as authorities step up …

China

EU 'hypocrisy' condemns people to Libya, says NGO

He said the EU would not itself forcibly send people back to Libya but instead uses the Libyan coastguard to do the dirty work.<p>"It is time for this …

European News

Controversial Islam critic Daniel Pipes to address Baltimore Council on Foreign Affairs

The Baltimore Council on Foreign Affairs says it will allow a controversial commentator on Islam and the Middle East to address its meeting Thursday …

Islam

Kenya:Youths Burn Property, Protesting Against Sheikh's Arrest

Property of unknown value was destroyed in Marsabit Town while two people were killed on Saturday after youth demonstrated following the arrest of a …

Africa

Violent upbringing and feeling of hopelessness leaves kids vulnerable to Islamic extremism: Swedish report

The Swedish government asked the Ombudsman for Children in Sweden (a state agency agency tasked with representing children and their rights based on …

Sweden

The Untold Story of India-North Korean Secret Nuclear Connection

Terrorist groups from Central Asia reacted strongly to the statement by the US President Donald Trump on the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital …

Al-Qaeda

MALCOLM: Stay vigilant about Sharia in Canada

Jihadist terrorists seek to destabilize our society through acts of war; meanwhile non-violent Islamists — driven by the same dogmatic ideology — …

Religion

India ends decades-old subsidy for Hajj pilgrims

| <b>Published —</b> Tuesday 16 January 2018<p>In this file photo, Muslim pilgrims gather on Mount Mercy during the annual Hajj pilgrimage, outside the holy …

India

Changing the Lens Through Which We View Islam

In his book, <i>Islam is Good, Muslims Should Follow It</i>, Sanjiv Bhatla invokes the link between the present realities of Muslims and milestones in …

Islam

Philippines checks if key Malaysian extremist survived siege

Philippine troops are trying to validate intelligence information that a Malaysian militant leader survived the defeat of an Islamic State …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Europe tries to fight hate, harassment, and fake news without killing free speech

<b>A toxic combination of misinformation,</b> hate speech, and online harassment is pushing several European countries to take action against social …

Censorship

Jan. 17: Diplomacy is about inclusion, not exclusion. Plus other letters to the editor

<i>Letters to the Editor should be exclusive to The Globe and Mail. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. Try to keep letters to fewer than 150 words. Letters may be edited for length and clarity. To submit a letter by e-mail, click here:</i> …

Islamophobia

Somalia's al Shabaab denounces ex-spokesman as apostate who could be killed

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali al Shabaab Islamist militants, who have carried out frequent bombings in the capital, Mogadishu, said a former leader who defected to the government side was an apostate who could be killed.<p>Al Shabaab fell out with its former spokesman and deputy leader, Mukhtar Robow …

Terrorism

Minnesota gubernatorial candidate denounces Islam as "incompatible" with the U.S. Constitution

Regina Mustafa, founder of the Minnesota-based Community Interfaith Dialogue on Islam, reached out to Parrish after learning he attended a talk by …

Religion

'Chelsea bomber' tried to radicalize fellow inmates, U.S. prosecutors say

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New Jersey man found guilty last year of planting two homemade bombs in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, one of which wounded 30 people, has tried to radicalize fellow inmates with Islamic State and al Qaeda propaganda, U.S. prosecutors said on Tuesday.<p>Ahmad Khan Rahimi, …

Terrorism

One Year of America’s First White President

It matters when the president of the United States says hateful and racist and bigoted things. Donald Trump deserves all the condemnation he is …

Liberal View

A year after mosque shooting, Quebec politicians say day of action against Islamophobia is too controversial

A proposed day of action against Islamophobia is getting some pushback in Quebec City.<p>Canadian Muslim groups wrote Prime Minister Justin Trudeau …

Quebec City

Al-Shabaab Forcing Children as Young as 8 to Fight - HRW

Deutsche Welle, 15 January 2018<p>"We are taking them for Jihad," al Shabab militants reportedly told teachers at a school in Somalia. The rights group …

Al-Shabaab

FATAH: A hijabi hoax that fooled Canada

The moment the first pictures appeared of 11-year-old Khowlah Noman at a press conference, flanked by her mother in niqab and a Muslim activist from …

Islam

A girl’s hijab story isn’t true. But we’d be fools to believe anti-Muslim hatred doesn’t exist in Canada

There was relief. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Toronto Mayor John Tory expressed it.<p>For some of us, there was bewilderment.<p>Then, there was …

Kathleen Wynne

Somalia:Galmudug Chief Minister Wants Al- Shabaab Wiped Out Before 2022 Polls

(Photo: Kalume Kazungu/The Nation)Somalia's central state of Galmudug wants the Federal government and the public to come up with an immediate …

Al-Shabaab

Are Negev Bedouin radicalizing?

Bedouin citizens in the Negev have begun embedding an image of Al-Aqsa mosque in the stone walls of their homes, <i>Israel Hayom</i> reported.<p>The new signs …

Israel

Welcome to new era of global digital censorship

LONDON — Score one for the censors.<p>In the battle over what limits should be imposed on online free speech, regulators worldwide are on the …

Censorship

When Trump, the 'least racist' person, has been accused of racism

Trump has repeatedly met claims of racism with the assertion that he is the "least racist" person.

Racism

The year since the mosque shooting has made amnesiacs out of Quebec's political class

Provincial politicians have shrugged off the idea of a national day of remembrance and action on Islamophobia<p>On the morning of Jan. 31, 2017, with …

Islam

‘Each of You Should Examine Your Own Self’: Gandhi on the Third Day of His Final Fast

Share this:<p>The discourse delivered by Mahatma Gandhi at the prayer meeting on January 15, 1948, the third day of his final fast.<p><i>Gandhi’s final fast</i> …

Mahatma Gandhi

African Press Review 15 January 2018

The inauguration of Liberian President-elect George Weah at risk. Is the Zimbabwean Army meddling in politics? And, Muhammadu Buhari, a changed man …

Africa

Nigeria:Buhari Fails to Keep His Promise On Human Rights

(Photo: Premium Times)<i>President Muhammad Buhari anti-corruption record appears to be rising, but his human rights record is sinking. And his</i> …

Rights & Freedoms