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Is Donald Trump Entitled to Talk about Any Journalist’s Menstruation on National Television?

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times Donald Trump led the republican party’s 17-strong 2016 presidential field with the backing of 24 percent…

Building the Case for Coexistence with Our Cousins, the Jews

Epigraph: “So you, too, must show love to foreigners, for you yourselves were once foreigners in the land of Egypt.”  Deuteronomy 10:19   Holocaust Survivors Condemn Israel for ‘Gaza Massacre,’ Call…

The Top Five Reasons to Study Religion

Source: Huffington Post By Gary Laderman; Chair of the Department of Religion, Emory University and Editor of Sacred Matters Magazine It’s not easy being chair of a religion department. August is…

Florida Gun Store Sued After Declaring ‘Muslim-Free Zone’

Source: Huffington Post The declared policy sparked widespread controversy, and now brings legal trouble for the gun shop owner. A Florida gun store that proclaimed itself a Muslim-free zone was…

USA is a safe haven for all faiths; but, here are some details

America welcomes Christians, Jews; atheists, Muslims not so much By Cathy Lynn Grossman (RNS) Americans are all for religious freedom — but disagree on who can claim it. Diverse religious groups…

I’m a Muslim woman, Mr Cameron: here’s what your radicalisation speech means to me

theguardian: by Siema Iqbal — For the first time in my life I feel like I don’t belong. British Muslim communities have so many worries about your plans to tackle…

Franklin Graham Should Worry About Radicalizing Right-Wing Christians, Not Muslims

Source: Huffington Post By Qasim Rashid ;Lawyer, Speaker, Best-Selling Author of “EXTREMIST” In his July 17 Facebook post, Franklin Graham, president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan’s Purse, spewed unhinged…

Anti-Islam rallies, counter-protests flare in Australia

Source: Agence France Presse SYDNEY: Rival anti-Islam and anti-racism rallies saw hundreds protest across Australia at the weekend with violent clashes in Melbourne, as police officers mounted a strong presence…

Omar Sharif: Another Muslim, Who Does Not Fit Stereotypes of Islamophobes

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Omar Sharif عمر الشريف Sharif in Doctor Zhivago (1965) Born Michel Demitri Chalhoub 10 April 1932 Alexandria, Egypt Died 10 July 2015 (aged 83) Cairo, Egypt…

America’s Best Muslim Comedians To Star In First-Ever Muslim Funny Fest

Source: Huffington Post By Carol Kuruvilla; Associate Religion Editor What do Muslims in America have to laugh about? Quite a lot, say the organizers of New York City’s — and possibly America’s…

Waiting for Pope Francis’ Apology for Inquisitions and Crusades, as He Apologizes in South America

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times July 9, 2015 Pope Apologizes For Catholic Church’s ‘Offenses’ Against Indigenous Peoples  By Nicole Winfield, Jacobo Garcia…

Area Muslims respond to ‘Death to Islam’ sign in West York

Source: Ydr.com By Brett Sholtis; bsholtis@ydr.com @BrettSholtis on Twitter When she’s not busy working as a marketing and communications consultant, Rabiya Khan likes to take photos, kayak on Lake Redman and…

Video: Iowa Woman Organizes Love-In Following Anti-Muslim Hate Crime

By Antonia Blumberg; antonia.blumberg@huffingtonpost.com Responding to a reported hate crime against a Muslim man in her community, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, resident Lori Carlson decided to extend a message of love.…

Afzal Khan MEP: Foreign Policy Double Standards Feed Radicalisation

Source: Press Release Afzal Khan MEP, has called for an new approach to tackling the spread of radicalisation across Europe and for a greater understanding of the grievances behind it. …

It’s not the religion that creates terrorists, it’s the politics

By Giles Fraser, The Guardian The radicalisation hypothesis steers us away from the real causes of terrorism – and enables the west to maintain its denial about a role in…

No, Islam is not a race. Yes, you are still a racist

Source: Redflag 22 June 2015 | By Daniel Lopez Anti-Islamic bigotry is racism. How can that be when, as is frequently pointed out, Islam isn’t a race? Biological race doesn’t…

Learn about Islam from an American Muslim

Source: Patheos By Rasheed Reno Recently there has been a pastor in Northern Idaho who has been outspoken in his criticism of Islam. Pastor Shahram Hadian is an Iranian convert…

Belfast preacher to face court over Islam slurs

The Guardian: A born-again Christian preacher in Belfast is to be prosecuted for describing Islam as “satanic” and “the spawn of the devil”. Pastor James McConnell was accused of Islamophobia…

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