Muslims and other religious minorities in New York have experienced widespread bias, discrimination and harassment -- including physical assault -- in recent years, a new survey finds.
Most of the respondents said they did not report the incidents to police or other authorities because they were afraid or suspected they Read More
Egypt goalkeeper Mohamed El-Shenawy refused to accept the man of the match award for his heroics against Uruguay, snubbing the accolade because of its sponsors, alcohol giant Budweiser.
El-Shenawy, 29, produced a string of stunning saves to keep the Uruguayans at bay for much of the two teams’ World Cup Read More
The Muslim soccer star has millions of fans. But is that enough to combat Islamophobia?
Mohamed “Mo” Salah, who plays soccer for Liverpool, England, as well as for Egypt, has just come off a season in which he established himself as one of the most exciting players in the world. Read More
Source: UNHCR | Author: Clementine Baron
Annick and Hubert Verger say their lives have been enriched by the presence of their Sudanese guest.
RIVIERE, France – Annick Verger and her husband Hubert live in a charming little house in Rivière, near the city of Tours.
A librarian and history buff, Annick recalls the origin of Read More
Source: Gulf News | Author: Tariq A. Al Maeena*
China tightening its grip on the Uighur minority is highly condemnable as they have been subjected to a steady erosion of their right to practise their beliefs
If a minority group of people based on their ethnicity or religious beliefs is pushed hard Read More
Source: The New York Times
A small number of American Muslims are buying guns as they worry about their safety.
At a time when hate crimes against the Muslim community have soared to their highest levels since the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, a small but growing number of American Read More
Source: Khaleej Times | Author: Saman Haziq
This Ramadan became a turning point in the lives of around 40 non-Muslims who took Shahada (embraced Islam) at a recent Iftar gathering organised by the Islamic Information Center (IIC) of Dubai.
Over 300 people, of which more than 100 were non-Muslims, attended the event Read More
Source: AlAraby | Author: Malia Bouattia*
Over the last week, the president elect of the Sorbonne branch of the national students' union (Unef), Maryam Pougetoux, found herself at the centre of a violently Islamophobic public media storm. Her crime? Daring to hold the position as a visibly Muslim woman.
It is often suggested that Read More
From time to time we hear stories about people reverting to Islam. But there are people whose transition from the darkness of their ancestral religion to the light of Islam creates a remarkable impact on Islamic scholarship. If one looks at the profound legacy left by converts such as Mohammad Read More
The face of the young nurse Razan Al-Najjar, who was martyred by Zionist occupation forces in Palestine is the latest symbol of Israel's unending crimes against the Palestinians. This paramedic volunteer is the latest victim of the Zionist state’s endless brutality in Gaza.
21-year-old Razan al-Najjar, was shot dead at the Read More