Tag: Muslim

Pakistan Supreme Court set to decide whether to execute Christian woman Asia Bibi for ‘blasphemy’

A Christian woman from Pakistan will find out if a death sentence she received for alleged blasphemy is to be upheld at the Supreme Court in Lahore on Thursday (13 October). Asia Bibi was first arrested in 2009 and sentenced to death in 2010 for allegedly insulting the prophet Muhammad. As many as 150 senior […]

Interfaith dialogue brings Christian, Muslim leaders together

Abouzar Ebrahimi Torkman heads a religious mission to Moscow to participate in a meeting with head of Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, where a session was held on Tuesday. Patriarch Kirill of Moscow said that 10 past sessions had brought great achievements for the dialogue; “we believed such dialogues should regularly continue to […]

Jews may not pray in Muslim Quarter of Old City

A ban on Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount has been extended to the Muslim Quarter of the Old City, police officials say, justifying the series of recent arrests of Jews praying outside of entrances to the Temple Mount.   After a number of arrests of Jews praying outside of the gates of the Temple […]

Top Clinton aide held senior position at Islamist journal

Former State Department Deputy Chief of Staff and senior Clinton confidant Huma Abedin worked for more than a decade at a stridently Islamist journal which opposed women’s rights and blamed the United States for the 9/11 terror attacks, the New York Post reported on Sunday.   For more than a decade, Abedin was listed as […]

Nearly half of refugees entering the U.S. this year are Muslim

The U.S. has received 28,957 Muslim refugees so far in fiscal year 2016, or nearly half (46%) of the more than 63,000 refugees who have entered the country since the fiscal year began Oct. 1, 2015, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of data from the State Department’s Refugee Processing Center. That means that […]

Dichter: Temple Mount will not be governed by Mecca rules

Israel will not let Mecca and Medina rules apply on the Temple Mount, Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee chairman Avi Dichter said on Monday, referring to the two holy cities in Saudi Arabia where entrance is prohibited to non-Muslims.   “The idea that what was done in Saudi Arabia – where two cities holy […]

Archbishop Warns Europe Migration Crisis Fueled by Muslims’ ‘Will to Conquer’

One of the most important prelates in the Catholic Church in Hungary has warned that the enormous waves of migrants rolling into Europe are due in no small part to a Muslim “will to conquer,” by expanding their territory into the continent. “Jihad is a principle for Muslims that means they must expand,” said Archbishop […]

Islamic State Magazine: U.S. Full of ‘Marijuana, Bestiality, Feminism, and Other Evils’

After releasing an edition dedicated to condemning the Muslim Brotherhood as a “cancer” on “true” Islam, the Islamic State English-language magazine Dabiq has turned its eyes on Western Christianity, condemning Western women for falling into the traps of “marijuana,” “bestiality,” and “feminism.” The fifteenth edition of the magazine, titled “Break the Cross,” portrays modern Christianity as a pagan […]

France churches host Muslims for Mass in show of solidarity

Muslims across France have attended Catholic Mass in a gesture of solidarity after the murder of a priest on Tuesday. Two 19-year-olds, Adel Kermiche and Abdel Malik Petitjean, carried out the attack before police shot both of them dead.   Read More: France churches host Muslims for Mass in show of solidarity – BBC News

The Rise of Muslim-Friendly Workplaces in Corporate America

More U.S. employers are taking steps to make Muslims feel accepted and safe at work, as their faith comes under scrutiny with the rise in terror attacks and calls by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump for a ban on Muslim immigrants. Companies are setting aside rooms for prayer, organizing group discussions about the religion […]