Stories tagged: muslim
SUNDAY, JAN. 8, 2017
Kathleen Parker: Russia connection deserving of suspicion
Noteworthy is that these same Obama doubters haven’t expressed any concern about Trump’s cavalier denial of Russia’s cyberattack on the U.S.
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 5:44 P.M.
Microsoft says it would have nothing to do with a ‘registry’ of Muslim Americans
Microsoft says it would not assist government authorities in building software designed to discriminate against Muslims or any other group.
SATURDAY, NOV. 26, 2016, 5:54 P.M.
Iraq’s parliament adopts law legalizing Shiite militias
Rekindling sectarian rivalries at a sensitive time, Iraq’s parliament on Saturday voted to fully legalize state-sanctioned Shiite militias long accused of abuses against minority Sunnis.
SATURDAY, NOV. 12, 2016, 2:03 P.M.
Death toll at 50 in Islamic State-claimed blast in Pakistan
The death toll from a bomb blast at a Sufi shrine in southwest Pakistan Saturday has risen to 50 people with more than 100 wounded, officials said.
THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 2016, 3:52 P.M.
Women in hijabs on 2 campuses say they were attacked by men invoking Donald Trump
A Muslim student at San Diego State University was robbed and may have had her car stolen Wednesday by two men who made comments about President-elect Donald Trump and Muslims, …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 23, 2016, 6:31 P.M.
Donors pledge $163 million for victims of Boko Haram
International donors pledged over $160 million for life-saving support for millions of people in west Africa whose lives have been thrown into turmoil by the Muslim extremist group Boko Haram …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 13, 2016, 2:26 P.M.
Marine drill instructor accused of running a clothes dryer with a Muslim recruit inside
A Muslim Marine said he was called a terrorist and ordered into an industrial clothes dryer multiple times by a drill instructor who then turned it on, burning him, according …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 10, 2016, 11:54 A.M.
Muslim pilgrims begin hajj, but this year without Iranians
Close to 2 million people from around the world began performing the first rites of the Islamic hajj pilgrimage on Saturday, which calls for entering into a state of physical …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17, 2016, 1:51 P.M.
Bans on burkinis at French beaches stir debate
Male officials are dictating what women can wear on French beaches – and people across a wide swath of French society say that’s a good thing.
TUESDAY, AUG. 16, 2016, 12:53 P.M.
Suspect in imam’s slaying had gun stashed in wall, police say
A handgun was found stashed in the wall of the basement apartment of the man suspected of gunning down an imam and his friend as they left evening prayer at …
SATURDAY, AUG. 13, 2016, 3:52 P.M.
Imam, associate fatally shot after leaving NYC mosque
The leader of a New York City mosque and an associate have been fatally shot in a brazen daylight attack.
TUESDAY, AUG. 9, 2016, 9:56 A.M.
Muslim flight attendant sues ExpressJet over suspension
A Muslim flight attendant has sued ExpressJet, accusing the airline of wrongly suspending her because she refused to serve alcohol to passengers.
FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2016, 11:02 A.M.
Kerry to visit Turkey amid strained ties after failed coup
.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to arrive in Turkey later this month, Turkey’s foreign minister said Friday, amid strained relations with Washington over the possible extradition of …
THURSDAY, AUG. 4, 2016, 12:41 P.M.
Dollar Express regrets Muslim was asked to leave over veil
A dollar store chain says it regrets that an employee told a woman was to leave one of its Indiana stores because of her Muslim face veil.
THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016, 7:51 P.M.
Complaint: Flight attendant tells Muslim passenger, ‘I will be watching you’
Mohamed Radwan is a frequent flyer, but he won’t be flying with American Airlines anymore.
SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2016, 11:09 A.M.
Poll finds stark party divisions on Muslims, Mexicans, guns, gays and God
It’s not just Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton who are so different from each other. On the eve of back-to-back political conventions, Republicans and Democrats across the land see their …
SATURDAY, JULY 2, 2016, 9:20 A.M.
Islamic group: Muslim man beaten outside Omar Mateen’s mosque
An Islamic group says a Muslim man was beaten outside the Fort Pierce Islamic Center that Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen had attended.
FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2016, 11:05 P.M.
Commandos storm Dhaka restaurant; 6 attackers dead, 13 safe
Heavy gunfire and explosions rang out Saturday morning as Bangladesh security forces backed by armored vehicles moved to end a 10-hour standoff with heavily armed militants holding dozens of people …
MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016, 12:20 P.M.
Woman charged with threatening to bomb South Florida mosque
A woman is facing charges after authorities say she threatened to bomb a South Florida mosque.
SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2016, 8:55 P.M.
Trump says U.S. should consider profiling Muslims
Donald Trump suggested Sunday that the United States should “seriously” consider profiling Muslims inside the country as a terrorism-fighting tool, the latest example of the Republican presidential nominee-in-waiting increasingly backing …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2016, 9:54 P.M.
Muhammad Ali’s Muslim prayer service is Thursday, funeral procession Friday
Muslim prayers over the body of Muhammad Ali will be witnessed worldwide Thursday, offering a window into a religion many outsiders know little about, but have come to scorn.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2016, 10:53 A.M.
Swiss region: Muslim boys must shake female teachers’ hands
A school board in northern Switzerland said Wednesday that two Muslim boys who have refused to shake hands with their female teachers for religious reasons can be required to do …
FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2016, 1:27 P.M.
Idaho mulls Shariah law bill 1 year after high-profile vote
Amid growing concerns about Muslim immigration, state lawmakers Thursday advanced legislation prohibiting Shariah law or any other foreign statutes from influencing Idaho courts. But the bill’s future remains uncertain.
TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016, 10:33 A.M.
Supreme Court won’t hear case about terrorism advertising
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal by an anti-Muslim group who wanted to post ads on buses in Washington state showing photos of wanted terrorists.
MONDAY, FEB. 22, 2016, 11:48 A.M.
Anti-refugee protesters descend on Montana Capitol
A group opposed to granting safe haven to Muslim refugees staged a rally that drew nearly 100 demonstrators to the Montana Capitol.
THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2015
Hate message scrawled on Spokane Muslim center
Graffiti left at a Muslim prayer center in East Central Spokane over the weekend has prompted calls for a federal hate crime investigation. The message, “Death to Islam,” was spray-painted …
FRIDAY, DEC. 4, 2009, 8:19 P.M.
Vandals leave racist message
A Coeur d’Alene man of Middle Eastern descent left his pickup parked downtown Thursday night and returned to find it spray-painted with swastikas and a racial slur and a front …
THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 2009, 10:25 A.M.
Muslims see shift in Obama speech, no breakthrough
CAIRO— Muslim shopkeepers, students and even radical groups such as Hamas praised President Barack Obama’s address Thursday as a positive shift in U.S. attitude and tone. But Arabs and Muslims …