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Education can inoculate young Muslims against radicalism

theguardian: by Giles Fraser —  US President George Bush aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln in May 2003, declaring the war to topple Saddam Hussein over – with a…

Anti-Islamic Ads To Be Featured On New York Transit System and the Muslim Times’ Response

NEW YORK (AP) — Anti-Islamic ads will begin appearing on 100 New York City buses and two subway entrances next week, but transit officials have rejected an ad from the…

Bill Maher is wrong: we can’t blame Isil on Islam

Source: The Telegraph, UK By Tim Stanley: Dr Tim Stanley is a historian of the United States. His new book about Hollywood politics is out in May. Is Isil Islamic or not? It’s an…

9/11-era ignorance of Islam is infecting the age of Isis. We should know better

theguardian: by Simran Jeet Singh — In the last two months, three major hate crimes have hit New York City, the most ethnically diverse place in the United States. Last…

9/11 Families Launch Anti-Islamophobia Campaign For Anniversary Of Tragedy

The Huffington Post  | By Antonia Blumberg Family members of September 11 victims are taking a stand against Islamophobia with a new bus ad campaign designed to promote religious tolerance and…

France bans Muslim worker from nuclear sites

A French court has upheld a ban on a Muslim engineer from accessing nuclear sites, citing his links with what it termed as “jihadist networks”, but his lawyer called it…

Enough lies, the Arab body politic created the ISIS cancer

Alarabiya: by Hisham Melham — Most people are averse to introspection, and rarely engage in self-criticism. Arabs are no different. However, the political culture that developed in the Arab World…

Arab press blasts Islamic State militants for tarnishing Muslims worldwide

FoxNews.com: A growing chorus of top Muslim leaders and Arab pundits around the world are strongly condemning the “cancerous” actions of extremist Islamic State militants, saying the ruthless group’s horrific…

Caliphate? What an Islamic state means to British Muslims

BBC.co.uk: by Catrin Nye and Athar Ahmad —  When the extremist group Isis (now known as Islamic State or IS) declared a caliphate taking in parts of Syria and Iraq…

BBC Video about Islamic State: Young British Muslims debate Caliphate

For the Muslim Times’ collection on Separation of Mosque-Church and State, please click here. When the extremist group widely known as Isis (now renamed Islamic State) declared a Caliphate taking…

ISIS Is Ignoring Islam’s Teachings on Yazidis and Christians

The news coming out of Iraq is really devastating. The violent extremist group known as ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) continues to take over major parts of Iraq,…

Islamic society raises awareness of Muslims’ faith

Samina Malik travels about eight months out of the year, meeting with translators around the world in an effort to help publish the Quran, the sacred book of Islam, in…

‘Muslim Glastonbury’ challenges perceptions of Islam in Britain

Ranging from sectarianism to sex, a four-day event nicknamed the “Muslim Glastonbury” is setting out to challenge perceptions of Islam in Britain. Living Islam, which began on Thursday at Lincolnshire Showground and continues…

Converted Muslims embrace new faith, celebrate end of Ramadan

Keyla Calix, a 25-year-old Honduran living in downtown Miami, didn’t think her friend’s gift of a Quran would lead her to reject her Catholic upbringing. But two years later, after…

Why are so many people obsessed with Muslim women’s wardrobes?

It’s dangerous to target a minority of women for the way they dress, argues Shaista Aziz If someone asked you to list the most sinister developments of our time, I…

Man tore off woman’s hijab in Long Beach hate crime; suspect sought

he Long Beach Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the man who committed a hate crime against a Muslim woman in the Bixby Knolls area. Authorities said…

Medina in Birmingham, Najaf in Brent: Inside British Islam – review

Along with the “Trojan Horse” controversy about the imposition of a strict Islamic ethos on a number of Birmingham schools, the disclosure that several hundred Britons have been to Syria…

Muslim groups slam new call for UK burka ban

Muslim groups across the UK have hit out against a campaign to ban burkas, saying the “dangerous” move would fuel Islamophobia at a time of increasing racial tensions in Britain.…

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