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The new generation of Muslim American leaders

When widespread criticism arose from President Barack Obama’s gratuitous lecturing of Muslims at a White House iftar, about Israel’s right to defend itself as unarmed civilians in Gaza died by the hundreds, it signalled…

Islam Not at Odds With US Values, Say Officials, Community Leaders

Jakarta. The “war on terror” proclaimed by US President George W. Bush after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack in New York has largely been wound down by his successor,…

Sri Lanka imposes curfew after Buddhist-Muslim clashes

The Sri Lankan authorities have imposed a curfew on two southern towns to quell clashes between a hardline Buddhist group and Muslims. The latest violence began after a Buddhist rally…

There is a mini Boko Haram thriving in every Muslim society

Dawn.com: by Murtaza Haider — We know them as al Qaeda, Boko Haram, and the Taliban. Their branding may differ, but their misogynist ideologies do not. These so-called Islamists have…

If Spain welcomes back its Jews, will its Muslims be next?

The Guardian: A proposed law will fast-track naturalisation of Jews whose ancestors were expelled 500 years ago. Now the descendants of Muslims who were ousted are also seeking the right…

What Europe’s Far-Right Parties Can Learn From Islam

By Craig Considine The Huffington Post: Today’s far-right parties in Europe, such as the National Front in France and the Party for Freedom in Holland, are surging in popularity and…

Vaughan’s Ahmadiyya community to sell poppies at Maple mosque

In the lead-up to Remembrance Day, Vaughan’s Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at community wants you to know they stand up proudly for Canada, their “home and native land”. Members of the community…

Islamic Solidarity Games Kick Off in Indonesia

Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim country, is hosting the Islamic Solidarity Games participated by a large number of athletes from Islamic states.   The Islamic Solidarity Games kicked off…

‘The Muslims Are Coming’

Huff Post: by Omar Sacirbey. Fed up with what they perceived to be a growing Islamophobia in America, Farsad and Obeidallah started the project in 2011. “It was alarming to…

Thinking Aloud: Muslims, Islam, West and the rest — IV

By —Razi Azmi As to the Quranic verses calling for jihad, they must be read in the context of Arabia of the first half of the 7th century. Only crackpots…

64 percent of Muslims in Egypt and Pakistan support the death penalty for leaving Islam

Washington Post: by Max Fisher. The Pew Research Center’s vast new study on the views and attitudes of global Muslim populations was bound to create controversy. Like the U.S. public knowledge polls…

Do you even hear Muslims when we condemn violence?

Anyone with a functioning cerebrum could comprehend that these terrorists represent only themselves. By Qasim Rashid: It took 9,000 officers, five days, and roughly $1 billion in lost revenue for…

Blame politics not religion for Bangladesh unrest

These headlines may deceive you into thinking that Islam is to blame for the voilence.  In fact, it is the politics and the polical use of religion that has caused…

Marital Rape: An Unacknowledged Crime!

By Yasmeen Ali They are married. When She says NO. And He forces. It is Marital Rape. Every woman has a right to take a decision about her body, to…

Why (and How) Should Muslim Americans ‘Celebrate’ Christmas?

By: Dr. Faheem Younus Source: The Huffington Post Every December, Muslim youth, parents and converts in the Western countries face a familiar dilemma: Why (or how) should they “celebrate” Christmas?…

Will it change?

Daily Times: Fawad Aslam. I stood by the statue of Ibn Rushd in Cordoba erected to honour this great Islamic polymath. Then I remembered the grave of our very own…

Islam is not at war with the Jews

Op-Ed: Islam Mandates Abiding by the Peace Agreements The writer, a Muslim, claims that Islam is not at war with the Jews. She does not assign blame to one side…

Ahmadiyya Muslim Character – Another Glimpse

October 28, 2012 The Muslim Outlook – by Shahid Pervaiz It was Lahore and in Mochi Gate Park that a Leader of the Masses would repeatedly provoke the mobs against…

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