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Former Assistant Professor of Pediatrics with special interest in Integrative Medicine

‘Meet a Muslim Family’ hospitality challenges misconceptions

Casual home gatherings are a chance “to show Canadians that there are more similarities that unite us than differences that may divide us.” The Choudhry family has an unconventional strategy…

A Muslim Woman Fights Sharia Law

Where Sharia Law Reigns In Europe, And The Muslim Woman Fighting It In the privacy of a cosy flat in this city in northeastern Greece, Shatitzeh Molla Sali speaks to…

Why We Must Ardently Defend Multiculturalism in Canada

While making small talk with locals on a recent trip to Innsbruck, Austria, many of the people I met were surprised of my nationality because as they did not perviously…

France to double number of university courses teaching Islam to combat rise of extremism

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has announced plans to double the number of university courses teaching Islam, in an effort to counter the rise of Islamic extremism and far-right extremism.…

The world is on fire: Who cares! It’s #The Dress color that matters

RT: Is it black and blue? Is it white and gold? What color is it? The Western media has been fixated on these questions this past week – questions that…

Meet a Muslim Family Campaign across Canada

In the wake of several shocking terrorist attacks carried out by extremists, some Canadian Muslim families are inviting strangers into their homes and mosques with the hopes of educating them…

10-year-old Palestinian boy, an autistic, memorises entire Qur’an

Gaza (Palestine): A ten-year-old Palestinian boy from Gaza, despite suffering from autism – a disorder of brain development, experience difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors,…

How Ahmadis Became Non-Muslim

By Sadia Saeed, Visiting lecturer at the Department of Sociology at Boston University Modern forms of governance do not simply enumerate citizens; they produce them by rendering them into being…

Contribution of Muslims in Modern Inventions

The common notion about Muslims in this day and age is not any good. The West has already labeled them as the extremists, and a constant danger to the safety…

Quebec judge wouldn’t hear case of woman wearing hijab (not Niqab)

A Quebec court judge has told a woman appearing in her Montreal courtroom she would not hear her case unless the woman removed her hijab. In an audio recording of…

You still can not become Canadian without her

Oath Of Allegiance To Queen Stays As Requirement To Obtain Canadian Citizenship Would-be Canadians will have to keep taking an oath to the Queen after the Supreme Court of Canada…

Muslims for Peace hand out roses in wake of negative news stories

CBC: Muslims for Peace will be handing out white roses in downtown Edmonton Don’t be surprised if a stranger hands you a white rose today. In the wake of a…

Sex education debate at Queen’s Park gets nasty

A Progressive Conservative leadership hopeful is facing accusations of homophobia after criticizing Premier Kathleen Wynne’s revamped sex-education curriculum.  As about 300 social conservatives loudly protested Ontario’s new health syllabus outside…

Ontario Releases Updated Health & Physical Education Curriculum

Ontario is releasing updated Health and Physical Education curriculum to give students accurate information that will help keep them safe and healthy. The province is also providing parents with resources…

Wearing a Niqab or a Veil- Is it a Requirement of Islam

Huffington Post: A federal Judge has turned down former Immigration Minister Jason Kenney’s Niqab Ban in Citizenship Oath ceremony. …… If wearing the veil was a faith-oriented right, every Muslim…

Feds shouldn’t appeal niqab ruling: Trudeau

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is taking issue with Stephen Harper’s rationale for the decision to defend a federal ban on the wearing of face coverings at citizenship ceremonies. Earlier this…

Defending the West or perpetuating Hate crime

Dutch Parliamentarian Geert Wilders has issued a statement that he will deliver the keynote address at the Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest being held on May 3rd, in Garland, Texas.…

Why we should speak loudly of extremism

The Jakarta Post: The world has seen the brutality of the Islamic State (IS) movement as a form of extremism. All is publicly shown and IS seems to have proudly…

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