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Former Assistant Professor of Pediatrics with special interest in Integrative Medicine

Research examines Muslims’ experiences in Canada

One of the examples she shares is of a local Muslim who works in the health-care sector. He typically works each year over the Christmas holidays to allow his Christian…

Innovations by Muslims that shaped the modern world

Most people have the erroneous opinion that Coffee comes from Italy when in reality, Yemen is where the ubiquitous brew has its true origins. Along with the first university, and…

The Oldest Qur’an Controversy

The oldest Qur’ans are actually in Yemen, in danger being bombed By: Juan Cole The discovery of a couple pages [apparently actually 18] of a very old Qur’an (the Muslim…

Scientists answer Questions about Science and Religion

These answers have been taken from the workshop, organized by Christine Legare at the University of Texas at Austin, aimed to encourage a sophisticated, evidence-based look at the psychology behind…

Video: Muslims in Moscow Work to Break a Stereotype

The New York Times: Dozens of women dressed in colorful hijabs and floral dresses gathered under gray skies recently in the garden of a four-star hotel here for a charity…

Perlis Islamic council in Malaysia issues landmark edict

The Perlis Fatwa Committee has issued an edict which states that the custody of a child be given to the more suitable parent, regardless of religion. State mufti Datuk Dr…

Age you can legally get married around the world

You can get married as young as nine in Iran but men have to wait till they’re 22 to tie the knot in China On Friday, the Spanish government announced…

Why Canadians Revert to Islam: Study

Amid the increasing number of Muslims within its borders, Public Safety Canada has awarded a $170K grant to Australian academic Scott Flower, tasked with discovering why Canadians are choosing Islam.…

Richard Dawkins mansplains feminism to Muslim women, Bhutto hits back

Source: Dawn Prominent thinker Richard Dawkins stepped into yet another messy debate online when he tweeted “Islam needs a feminist revolution. It will be hard. What can we do to…

Breaking Down 5 Misconceptions About Muslims

Huffington Post: Living in North America as a Muslim isn’t fun and games right now. In both the U.S. and Canada, Muslims face real scrutiny, fanned by politicians out to…

Women’s group stages Quran exhibit today in Richmond Hill, Canada

‘Read it for yourself,’ encourages organizer Source: Richmond Hill Liberal By Kim Zarzour Is the holy Quran really a book of violence and hate? Terrorist groups claim to be inspired…

Easy DNA Editing Will Remake the World. Buckle Up.

Source: Wired.com Spiny grass and scraggly pines creep amid the arts-and-crafts buildings of the Asilomar Conference Grounds, 100 acres of dune where California’s Monterey Peninsula hammerheads into the Pacific. It’s…

US retailer pays $25,000 to Muslim woman in headscarf suit

  World Bulletin / News Desk A U.S. fashion retailer has agreed to pay more than $25,000 to a Muslim woman who was denied a job because she wore a…

Iqaluit Muslims to build Nunavut’s first mosque

Source: CTV News About 30 metres off the edge of Iqaluit’s Road to Nowhere, construction is underway on the territory’s first mosque. Right now, the structure is barebones – just…

Muslims Raised Over $100,000 To Help Rebuild Black Churches In The South

The Huffington Post: Three Muslim organizations have raised over $100,000 to rebuild black churches in the South. In the days following the shooting of nine people inside Emanuel African Methodist…

Thousands mark Eid at Muslim center in Vaughan

Thousands of men, women and children bowed in prayer Saturday morning at the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Centre in Vaughan as the holy day of Eid-al-fitr was celebrated. Muslims around the…

No more Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) comics, says Charlie Hebdo editor

Six months after an attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo, editor of the French satirical magazine has said he will no longer draw comics of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). “We have drawn…

Terror has no religion, language, ethnicity or race: President Erdoğan

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Monday that he condemns the perpetrators of atrocity committed in Suruç district of Turkey’s southeast and that terror has no religion, language, ethnicity or…

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