Muslims

Trump Adds New Twist to Immigration Proposals, but Legal Doubts Persist

By Matt Spetalnick and David Ingram WASHINGTON, June 15 – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s proposal for suspending immigration from parts of the world with a history of terrorism could have a legal basis, but his assertion that it be part of a broader ban on Muslim immigrants makes it constitutionally untenable, legal scholars say.

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German Muslims Compare Anti-Immigrant AfD Party to Hitler’s Nazis

BERLIN, April 18 – A leader of German Muslims on Monday likened the attitude of the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) party towards his community to that of Hitler’s Nazis towards Jews. The AfD entered three state parliaments last month by luring voters angry with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision to welcome mainly Muslim refugees fleeing

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Belgium: Pop Goes the Jihad

The bombings in Brussels show that most of what you’re being told about Daesh and the extremists is wrong BY Kurt Eichenwald Anyone surprised by the recent murderous attacks in Brussels has not been paying attention. Per capita, Belgium is Europe’s hotbed of young Muslims who travel to Syria to fight alongside the militant group

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Daesh Claims Killing of Christian in Bangladesh as “Lesson to Others”

DHAKA, March 23 – Daesh claimed responsibility for stabbing a Christian to death in Bangladesh as a “lesson to others”, an online group that monitors extremist activity said, the latest killing declared by the militant group in the Muslim-majority nation. The South Asian country has seen a surge in Islamist violence in which liberal activists, members

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Trump Says Muslims Not Doing Enough To Prevent Attacks

LONDON, March 23  – U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Muslims were failing to report suspicious activity and they must do more to help prevent attacks such as those that killed at least 30 people in Belgium. “When they see trouble they have to report it, they are not reporting it, they are absolutely

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Muslims Hate the U.S: Donald Trump

By James Oliphant and Luciana Lopez MIAMI, March 10 – U.S. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump came under fire from his rivals on Thursday for saying Muslims hate the United States at a debate where the gut-punching attacks of earlier forums gave way to a suddenly civil tone with a serious focus on the issues.

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Gaza Couples Get U.S.-Style Marriage Help Before Settling Down

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA, Jan 20 – Hesitant but curious, several Palestinian couples walked into a classroom in Gaza this week to attend the first marriage guidance programme in the conservative, Hamas-run enclave. The initiative, backed by three Palestinian ministries, the Islamic University and British-based charity Interpal, is designed to prepare young couples for married

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Get Uber, FIFA and Rich Muslims to Help Plug Aid Gap – Experts

By Tom Esslemont LONDON, Jan 17 – A $15 billion shortfall in global humanitarian aid could be addressed by tapping into innovative sources of finance, such as smartphone apps, the football industry and wealthy Islamic donors, a United Nations panel of experts said on Sunday. Despite rising global wealth, the ‘outdated’ aid system has been

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Iran’s President Says It’s Up to Muslims to Correct Islam’s Image

DUBAI, Dec 27 – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that Muslims must improve the image of their religion, which has been tarnished by the violence of hardline groups such as Daesh. “It is our greatest duty today to correct the image of Islam in world public opinion,” Rouhani told a conference on Islamic

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Dancing with Daesh

Former Baathists are backing out of their dalliance with the terrorist militia BY Suadad Al Salhy On June 6, 2014, when militants of the terrorist group Daesh attacked Mosul, the second-largest Iraqi city, they numbered no more than a few hundred. The militants seized control over five neighborhoods in the western part of the city, easily

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