Stories tagged: Muslims
Sun., March 27, 2016
Why serve a country that often hates you? Why support a country that sometimes fails you? Why tell your children to believe in a country like that?
Sun., March 27, 2016
Do we need to make an exception for Muslim Americans when it comes to the principle of religious freedom?
Thu., March 24, 2016, noon
Several migrants wept as Pope Francis knelt before them during a Holy Thursday Mass with asylum-seekers at a refugee shelter in Castelnuovo di Porto, outside Rome.
Tue., March 22, 2016, 1:23 p.m.
WASHINGTON – Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz said Tuesday that surveillance in Muslim neighborhoods in the U.S. must be intensified following the deadly bombings on Brussels’ airport and subway. Echoing …
Thu., March 17, 2016, 5:30 p.m.
Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday labeled the Islamic State’s merciless persecution of religious minorities as genocide, a long-awaited determination that resonates politically but doesn’t compel the United States …
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 8:02 p.m.
A high school senior’s call for acceptance is gaining traction online.
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 9:18 a.m.
President Barack Obama is meeting with Muslim-American leaders from around the country as he pays his first visit to a mosque in the United States.
Fri., Jan. 8, 2016
Thousands studying in the U.S. will move Islam towards modernity.
Mon., Dec. 28, 2015
Assimilation is the best way to fight radicalization of Muslims.
Mon., Dec. 21, 2015, 11:17 p.m.
After the mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, this month was attributed to a Muslim couple, Karen Strongren’s son was afraid to go to prayer services at the Spokane Islamic …
Sun., Dec. 20, 2015
Sen. Lindsey Graham, not Donald Trump, spoke for true American values during debate.
Thu., Dec. 17, 2015
Voters flocking to Trump and his message of hate.
Sun., Dec. 13, 2015
The ban on men entering our country should remain in effect until our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on.
Sat., Dec. 12, 2015
Absurd plan to exclude Muslims distracts other candidates from real issues, lets Obama off hook.
Mon., Nov. 23, 2015, 3:21 p.m.
The Spokane Interfaith Council has invited Idaho Rep. Heather Scott, R-Blanchard, to a “Meet the Neighbors” event at the Spokane Islamic Center in January, in response to her legislative newsletter …
Tue., Sept. 22, 2015
The Spokane City Council stepped squarely into the middle of a national debate over Muslims in America, approving a salutation to local Muslims that recognizes their contributions to the community. …
Tue., May 19, 2015
After listening to Shahram Hadian speak for over an hour about Islam as a rising menace in America, Alton Howell stepped outside the log-built community hall in Sandpoint and quickly …
Sun., Dec. 4, 2011
The young mother was always the problem. If something wasn’t clean in her family’s home, it was her fault. If dinner didn’t meet exacting standards, her fault. If she was …
Fri., Oct. 7, 2011, 2:14 p.m.
SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — Rental car company Hertz indefinitely suspended 34 Somali Muslim shuttle drivers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport for praying on company time, and the workers’ union is trying …
Sun., Sept. 11, 2011
A few days after the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, a mostly non-Muslim crowd showed up at the Spokane Islamic Center in north Spokane for afternoon prayers. “We had people …
Thu., Oct. 8, 2009
The global Muslim population stands at 1.57 billion, meaning that nearly 1 in 4 people in the world practice Islam, according to a report Wednesday billed as the most comprehensive …