Stories tagged: Muslims
Wed., July 26, 2017, 2:04 p.m.
Thousands of Palestinian Muslims have been praying in the streets of Jerusalem every evening – creating a new, surprisingly effective form of protest in their long conflict with Israel.
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 1:47 p.m.
A village president in northern Michigan is refusing to apologize for sharing Facebook posts denouncing Islam and calling for the killing of “every last Muslim.”
Sun., July 2, 2017, 9:07 p.m.
The user whose screen name is an unprintable corruption of “Han Solo” spent about a year on Reddit before attaining stardom, courtesy of a share from President Donald Trump.
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 9:16 p.m.
President Donald Trump says his travel restrictions are aimed at keeping the U.S. safe from radical Islamic terrorism, while critics accuse him of imposing a Muslim ban. Whatever the short-term …
Mon., June 19, 2017, 3:10 p.m.
President Donald Trump has yet to condemn an attack on Muslim worshippers in London, the latest instance in which he has appeared slower to speak out about violence when Muslims …
Mon., June 19, 2017, 12:09 p.m.
British authorities and Islamic leaders moved swiftly to ease concerns in the Muslim community after a man plowed a large van into a crowd of worshippers outside a north London …
UPDATED: Sat., June 10, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Demonstrators at small but raucous gatherings around the country Saturday raised the specter that extremist interpretations of Islamic law might somehow spread across the U.S., but many of the rallies …
Sat., June 10, 2017, 9:19 a.m.
A minority Shiite Muslim was sentenced to death in Pakistan for sharing blasphemous content about Islam on social media, a government prosecutor said.
UPDATED: Sun., May 28, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
Muslims in Portland, Oregon, thanked the community for its support and said they were raising money for the families of two men who were killed when they came to the …
Sun., May 28, 2017
Faced with this degree of repudiation from the federal judiciary, Trump would be well advised not to go to the Supreme Court at all.
Mon., May 15, 2017
They didn’t fear not making the rent so much as they did black neighbors or a mosque in the local strip mall.
UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017, 10:54 a.m.
PARIS – Private businesses in Europe can forbid Muslim women in their employ from wearing headscarves if the ban is part of a policy of neutrality within the company and …
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 6 a.m.
Roughly 120,000 Japanese immigrants and Japanese-Americans were sent to desolate camps that dotted the West because the government claimed they might plot against the U.S. Thousands were elderly, disabled, children …
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017
If this was simply a way to follow through on a long-ago campaign promise to impose a moratorium of sorts on Muslims entering the country, then we can be thankful …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017
Bannon’s outlook clearly syncs with Trump’s gut instincts. So the Breitbart provocateur has become the White House ideologue-in-chief.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 9:02 a.m.
The executive order underscores the new administration’s fixation on what it views not as a terrorist threat but a civilizational one in which the very act of being Muslim is …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 8:27 a.m.
An Ethiopian court has sentenced 20 Muslims to prison after they were found guilty of trying to establish a state ruled by Sharia law and inciting violence.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 10:46 a.m.
The Obama administration said Thursday it is officially scrapping a post-9/11 requirement for immigrant men from predominantly Muslim countries to register with the federal government. The U.S. hasn’t been using …
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 11:48 a.m.
A New York industrial mechanic convicted of attempting to produce a mobile X-ray device intended to kill Muslims has been sentenced in federal court to 30 years in prison.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 11:09 p.m.
SEATTLE – Muslim leaders are calling on the FBI to open an investigation into an incident on the University of Washington campus in which a Muslim student was struck in …
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016, 7 a.m.
When President Barack Obama strode to the podium at Cairo University on June 4, 2009, he faced a Muslim world bursting with optimism about his middle name – Hussein! – …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 9:13 a.m.
The number of hate crimes reported to police increased by about 6.7 percent last year, led largely by a 67 percent surge in crimes against Muslims, according to FBI statistics …
Sun., Sept. 11, 2016, 7:30 a.m.
Following 9/11, Abdul Cader has come to personify mainstream America’s idea of the “good Muslim” – the guy Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has in mind when he says American …
Thu., July 21, 2016, 10:46 p.m.
The proportion of Muslims in overwhelmingly Buddhist Myanmar has not increased in three decades, contrary to the fears of strident Buddhist nationalists.
Fri., July 15, 2016, 8:40 p.m.
President Barack Obama took a shot Friday at Newt Gingrich’s suggestion of a widespread ban on Muslims after the terrorist attack in France, condemning the idea of a “religious test” …
Sat., May 21, 2016
I was afraid of my neighbors’ reactions, so I walked the family to the park with trepidation. I didn’t mention the situation to many people at my workplace.
Wed., May 18, 2016
Put a moratorium on building houses of prayers and put your money in houses that give shelter, safety and hope to humanity.
Sat., May 14, 2016
In a survey of Americans conducted by Bruneau and Kteily, the dehumanization of Muslims (as you’d expect) was a strong predictor of support for policies such as carpet bombing in …
Wed., May 4, 2016
As his remarks made clear, Trump views the world through the prism that defines his entire campaign – the politics of grievance.
Sat., April 23, 2016
It’s disappointing that ESPN didn’t notice how incongruous the network looks for touting its inclusivity while kicking a divergent opiner out the door.