Muslims

Ramadan With Refugees In Canada

Across Canada, Ramadan is a chance to build a more connected Muslim community while also educating non-Muslims about Islam and the tenets of the holy month. More: http://newsweekme.com/ramadan-refugees/ Social Streams

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Just Under 30 Pct of French Muslims Reject Secular Laws

PARIS, Sept 18 – Just under 30 percent of France’s 3 to 4 million Muslims reject the country’s secular laws, according to an Ifop poll published by the French weekly Journal du Dimanche. When asked if they considered the Islamic legal and moral code of sharia to be more important than the French Republic’s laws,

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France, the Burkini and a “Battle of Cultures”

By Richard Lough PARIS, Aug 25 – French Prime Minister Manuel Valls defended a ban on burkinis in more than a dozen coastal towns on Thursday, saying France was locked in a “battle of cultures” and that the full-body swimsuit symbolized the enslavement of women. Photographs of armed police ordering a Muslim woman on a

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Third French Beach Town Bans Muslim Burkini Swimsuit

PARIS, Aug 15 – A Corsican seaside resort on Monday became the third French town to ban the body-covering burkini swimsuit worn by some Muslim women, following weekend scuffles on the beach. The cities of Cannes and Villeneuve-Loubet have banned the burkini, arguing that the garment, which leaves only the face, hands and feet exposed,

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Test of Faith

For Muslims in Denmark, China and Cuba, practicing their religion comes with a unique set of challenges. BY Arfa Shahid The Islamic month of Ramadan is a momentous time for Muslims around the world. It is a highly-revered time for the faithful, as the holy Quran was believed to have been revealed to the Prophet

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American Muslims See Trump Rhetoric Fueling Prejudice, Hate Incidents

By Yara Bayoum WASHINGTON, June 20 – About three months ago, Sarah Ibrahim’s son came home from his fourth-grade class at a Maryland school with a disturbing question. “Will I have time to say goodbye to you before you’re deported?” he said, according to Ibrahim, a Muslim Arab American who works at a federal government

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