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Political Science Class On Terrorism Prompts Backlash From UW-Madison Students Over Racism

Political Science Class “Political Science 347: Terrorism” On Terrorism Prompts Backlash From University of...

UW student Ali Khan’s critique of class on Facebook quickly tallied hundreds of likes, comments, and shares. A University of Wisconsin student’s Facebook post criticizing...
Two women were caned in front of 100 people in a shariah court in Terengganu on Sept 3 for attempting to commit lesbian sex. (Bernama pic)

PAS is tarnishing image of Islam

Terengganu, under PAS rule, is again in the limelight for the wrong reasons. The recent public caning meted out to two women accused of...
Understanding Ismaili Muslim Theology and Practice

Understanding Ismaili Muslim Theology and Practice

This is part two of a three-part series on Ismaili Muslims. Read part one here, “A Brief History of Ismaili Muslims.” Until recently, most people...
A Brief History of Ismaili Muslims

A Brief History of Ismaili Muslims

If Islamophobia means fear and misunderstanding of Muslims, one could say Ismaili Muslims have suffered similar effects throughout their storied history, mostly at the...
Al-Shabab Stones Man to Death in Somalia

Al-Shabab Stones Man to Death in Somalia

A 44-year-old man has been stoned to death by the al-Shabab militant group in Rama Addey town in southern Somalia's Bay region, reports say....

Saudi Man Sentenced To Death For Atheism

A Saudi Arabian man who posted videos of himself disparaging the Prophet Muhammad and renouncing Islam on Twitter had his second appeal against a...

Saudi King Calls For More Moderate Islam

The king of Saudi Arabia called for a moderation of Islam as a counter to terrorism Thursday during a historic trip to Indonesia, home...
‘Jihad’ – a play which follows the odyssey of three young Muslims who go to Syria

‘Jihad’ – a play which follows the odyssey of three young Muslims who go...

A play called ‘Jihad’ has been on stage in Brussels and France. It follows the odyssey of three young Muslims from the streets of...

State Representative John Bennett Argues with a citizen about Islam during a public meeting

Tina Kelly tries to get a direct answer from Bennett about what exactly he proposes to do after Bennett compared Islam to a cancer...
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