Tag: Muslim

Jordanian Journalist: Hatred of Christmas is First Step Toward Terrorism

A Jordanian journalist condemned fatwas being circulated around the Muslim world banning Muslims from wishing Christmas greetings to Christians, saying that such extremism eventually leads to terrorism.   In an article the for Jordanian daily Al-Ghad translated by MEMRI, the journalist and educator Zuleikha Abu Risha condemned Muslim clerics who preach hatred for the other. […]

Of Course Christians and Muslims Don’t Worship The Same God

It is true that the three primary monotheistic faiths, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, all believe in an eternal, uncreated Creator God to whom all human beings must one day give account. But it is self-evident that Muslims and Christians do not worship the same God.   First, God is the heavenly Father of Christians, but […]

Isis: Yazidi families pay $20,000 ransoms to free their loved ones from Daesh slavery

Yazidi women and children are being bought back from their Islamic State (Isis) captors in secretive deals involving Muslim middle-men operating across borders in Syria and Iraq, IBTimes UK can reveal.   IS (Daesh) sells the young boys and girls for between $2,000 (£1,340) and $20,000 (£13,400) and until recently the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) […]

Saudi Anti-Terror Plan Draws Skepticism in Muslim Countries

Confusion reigns in the capitals of largely Muslim nations over Saudi Arabia’s plan, announced Tuesday, for 34 of the countries to join forces in the fight against terrorism.   While the plan has met with favorable remarks from members of the proposed new coalition, there are questions as to the extent of the cooperation. Also […]

Do Muslims and Christians worship the same God? College suspends professor who said yes.

Wheaton College, a prominent evangelical school in Illinois, has placed a professor on administrative leave after she posted on Facebook that Muslims and Christians “worship the same God.”   The official school statement Tuesday about associate professor of political science Larycia Hawkins’s suspension said Wheaton professors should “engage in and speak about public issues in ways […]

Texas Imam Ousted After Supporting Trump’s Muslim Ban

They say “Politics makes strange bedfellows,” and none stranger than a Texas imam who is siding with Donald Trump — on the presidential candidate’s proposal to temporarily ban Muslim immigration into the United States. And politics can also make one strangely unemployed: The imam, Dr. Nidal Alsayyed, has just been forced to resign from his […]

Trump calls for ‘total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States’

Donald Trump called Monday for a “total and complete shutdown” of the entry of Muslims to the United States “until our countrys representatives can figure out what is going on.”   In a statement released by his campaign Monday afternoon, Trump included recent poll findings that he says show that a sizable segment of the Muslim population […]

Arpaio calls on 250K armed citizens to stop terrorism and mass s

That’s what Sheriff Joe Arpaio is urging nearly a quarter-million Arizona gun owners to do to fight terrorism and mass shooters.   On Tuesday, the so-called “Toughest Sheriff in America” said he cannot guarantee the public’s safety and called on them to take matters into their own hands if necessary.   “I’m just talking about the […]

ISIS Adherents Praise San Bernardino Massacre With #America_Burning

ISIS extremists began celebrating the mass shooting in San Bernardino hours after the massacre, creating the hashtag #America_Burning, Vocativ discovered. The Islamic State, however, did not take credit for the shootings in the ghoulish postings.   Vocativ deep web analysts used our technology to discover the sickening ISIS posts on web forums where the extremists frequently […]

‘They Came Prepared.’ Couple Kills 14 In Mass Shooting

Authorities on Thursday were trying to learn why a couple left behind their infant daughter and carried out a rampage that left 14 people dead and seriously wounded more than a dozen others in one of the nation’s worst mass shootings.   The pair were killed in a shootout with police hours after they carried […]