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Muslim women keep the faith while traveling — and ziplining — around the world

Muslim women keep the faith while traveling — and ziplining — around the world

Yes, Muslim women do have fun. The notion that they don't, that their faith dictates a nearly cloistered life, was a stereotype that Munazza Muhammad...
Bikini begone: What modesty at the beach means for Mormons, Muslims, Orthodox Jews, nuns and more

Bikini begone: What modesty at the beach means for Mormons, Muslims, Orthodox Jews, nuns...

Summer is in full swing. For many of us, that means trips to the pool or the beach to cool off from the summer...
The Burqa or the Bikini?

The Burqa or the Bikini?

By Hanan al-Harbi As the weather warms up, many Muslim women head to the beach to cool off. While the Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings...
French Court Affirms One Burkini Ban, Rejects Another

French Court Affirms One Burkini Ban, Rejects Another

A sizzling summer controversy over burkini bans in France returned to the spotlight in midwinter Thursday, as a Corsican administrative court upheld a local...

Miss Minnesota Contestant Wears Muslim Headpiece, Burkini

A -19-year-old Somali-American beauty queen became the first woman to wear a burkini and hijab during the Miss Minnesota pageant over the weekend. Halima...
What's next for France after the burkini madness?

What’s next for France after the burkini madness?

The burkini hysteria of the 2016 summer has once again turned France into the laughing stock of the Western, if not of the entire,...

Businessman pays fines for women who defied France’s ‘burkini ban’

A wealthy businessman has paid fines imposed on three women who defied France's burkini ban, and also offered to pay for other people charged...

Burkini allows women to have freedom and fun, says Australian creator

Invented in 2004 by an Australian woman, the burkini has come under attack in Germany and France. Banning the full-body swimwear would rob many...

Who politicized the burkini?

In the past few weeks, multiple towns in France have issued bans on the full-body swimsuit known as the "burkini." Designed for Muslim women,...

Opponents Try To Block Mosque Construction In Italy

The construction of a mosque close to Italy’s famous leaning tower of Pisa has come under fire as opponents gather signatures trying to stop...

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