Tag: Muslim

Muslim leader hosts rabbis, welcomes 3rd Temple

WASHINGTON – A prominent Turkish Muslim leader hosted a gathering of Israeli rabbis to call for an end of anti-Jewish sentiment in the Islamic world, saying he looks forward to the rebuilding of the Third Temple in Jerusalem.   Adnan Oktar welcomed the delegation, including Rabbi Dov Lipman and Rabbi Ben Abrahamson, for an iftar […]

Police to reopen Temple Mount to non-Muslim visitors following post-Ramadan festival

Following a moratorium on non-Muslim visitation to the Temple Mount last week after dozens of Arabs celebrating Ramadan attacked Jewish groups visiting the contested holy site, police said on Tuesday that regular visiting hours will likely resume next week, after the Muslim festival of Id El Fiter concludes.   Police ordered the suspension last Tuesday, […]

‘Muslims killing Muslims in droves, but Israel the one being condemned’

Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid said Wednesday after the terror attack in Istanbul that killed 41 people that it was time for the world to “wake up.”   “Twelve million Muslims have been killed by other Muslims since 1948,” Lapid said. “The number of people killed during the Arab-Israeli conflict is 0.3 percent of this.” […]

Police temporarily close Temple Mount to non-Muslim visitors after rioting resumes

Following three consecutive days of rioting by Arab youths on the Temple Mount, police announced Tuesday morning that the contested holy site will be temporarily closed to non-Muslim visitors, at least through Thursday.   In a statement, police said the decision was made after security assessments indicated it was not safe for Jewish visitors, who […]

Trump wants to profile Muslims — here’s what happened the last time

Donald Trump thinks racially profiling Muslims is a good idea, according to an interview with CBS’ John Dickerson on Face the Nation Sunday.   “I think profiling is something that we’re going to have to start thinking about as a country,” Trump explained. Dickerson had asked the presumptive GOP nominee whether he still supported the […]

British Muslims Told It Is Their ‘Duty’ To Throw Gays From A ‘High Building’

Muslims living in Luton in the United Kingdom were told during Ramadan last year that it was their Islamic “duty” to throw homosexuals from a “high building,” a jury at the Old Bailey has heard. Five men have appeared at the court accused arranging a number of meetings and speaking in support of Islamic State, […]

Trump: Obama supports Muslims more than Israel

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Monday that President Barack Obama sometimes “seems more in support of Muslims than Israel”.   “For example the Iran deal, which was one of the worst deals in history, gave $150 billion dollars to a radical regime, which will allow them to fund terrorist activities as well as […]

Muslims and Christians come together to make campuses a “greener” place

CHICAGO — The inaugural Interfaith Dialogue and Entrepreneurial Activity (IDEA) Generators Conference wrapped up Monday after three days of ideating, developing, and pitching projects designed to address environmental sustainability in North America college campuses and campus communities through an interfaith partnership. The event brought together 32 students, professors, and professionals from across the United States and beyond, […]

Tens of thousands in Jerusalem flag march

The flag march, which is part of celebrations marking 49 years since the liberation of the 1967 Six Day War, will go through the Old City’s so-called Muslim Quarter and reach the Western Wall by 7:30 p.m., with police determining that no marchers will be in the Muslim Quarter after that time.   Tens of thousands of […]

BBC’s Muslim Head Of Religion: ‘People Say ISIS Has Nothing To Do With Islam

The first ever Muslim to hold the position of Head of Religion and Ethics at the BBC has insisted that Islamic State terrorists are Muslim, and are motivated by their interpretation of Islamic doctrine. Professor Aaqil Ahmed was speaking at an event at Huddersfield University exploring Britain’s taxpayer-funded broadcaster’s insistence on calling the Islamic State […]