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What Is Religious Freedom Day Announced By Trump?

President Donald Trump proclaimed Jan. 16 as Religious Freedom Day, the White House announced Tuesday morning. It was "to commemorate the 232nd anniversary of...

Report: Extremism Deaths Down in US, but White Supremacist Incidents Growing

A report released Wednesday said the number of slayings committed by white supremacists in the United States more than doubled in 2017 compared with...

‘Major challenges’ face repatriation of Rohingya Muslims

The UN refugee agency has warned ‘major challenges’ must be overcome as a plan is announced to repatriate some 1,500 Rohingya Muslims per week...

India ends government subsidies for Hajj pilgrimage

New Delhi, India - The Indian government has announced the end of a decades-long policy of giving subsidy to thousands of Muslims heading to...

Islam to Be Second-Biggest U.S. Religion by 2040

Muslims will be the second-largest religious group in America by 2040 because of higher birth rates, according to a new study. The data, published...

Challenging times for veiled women

No to Islamophobia Many veiled women living in the West may have found great comfort in the heartening call of President of Austria Alexander Van...

The Fate of Minorities in Post-ISIS Syria and Iraq

The ability of Syria and Iraq’s minorities to rebuild their communities in the post-ISIS landscape will depend very much on the political situation in...

Tensions Rise Following Trump’s Jerusalem Announcement

Three U.S. imams have called for the death of Jews since December, a trend that has followed President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as...

Hundreds of US Jewish clergy urge Netanyahu not to demolish Palestinian...

J-Street initiated letter calls on PM to allow residents of Susya to remain in homes deemed illegal by Israeli authorities WASHINGTON — More than...

Greece’s Muslims No Longer Forced to Follow Sharia Law

In a historic move, Greece revoked a pair of 1920s laws that required Muslims who became Greek citizens to rely on Islamic Sharia law...

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