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Dutch premier distances govt from anti-Islam cartoon contest

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Dutch prime minister on Friday distanced his government from a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest being organized later this year...

Indonesia’s main Muslim group criticizes blasphemy sentence

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's largest Muslim organization has criticized the blasphemy conviction and imprisonment of a Buddhist woman who complained that the call...

Mosque gives shelter to Hindu families displaced by Kerala floods

Sending a message of communal amity, a mosque in Kerala’s Malappuram district has provided shelter and food to several Hindu families displaced by the...

More than two million Muslims begin Hajj pilgrimage

Pilgrims gather in Mina valley, just outside Mecca, for start of the annual pilgrimage. More than two million Muslims have started the annual Hajj pilgrimage...

U.S. officials say an ex-Islamic State fighter entered America as a...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — An Iraqi man accused of killing for the Islamic State terrorist group entered the U.S. as a refugee after claiming to...

I visited the Rohingya camps in Myanmar and here is what...

Cresa Pugh, Harvard University Myanmar recently claimed to have repatriated its first Rohingya refugee family. But, as an official from the United Nations noted, the...

Islam & Politics | Full Panel Discussion | Oxford Union

Across the Muslim world, religion plays an increasingly prominent role in politics. Is there something inherent in Islam that lends itself to this politicisation,...

Iran and America: A forgotten friendship

As President Donald Trump’s rhetoric against Iran heats up again, it is worth recalling a time when the two countries had a distinctly different...

Khaled Abou El Fadl On Tariq Ramadan, Zina vs. Rape, and...

Dr. Abou El Fadl speaks about the Tariq Ramadan case; explains the difference between the Islamic law adjudication of zina (fornication) versus rape (a...

Israel’s new nation-state law restates the obvious

Early last Thursday, July 19, while most Israelis were sleeping, Israel’s right-wing coalition government narrowly passed a highly controversial law that had been years in...

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