For the first time in 20 years the White House did not host an iftar dinner to commemorate the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. President Trump declined to hold the iftar dinner at the White House, and AG Jeff Sessions also cancelled the annual tradition at the State Department.
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Dearborn, Michigan is home to the largest Muslim and Arab American population in the U.S.
Dearborn is the only U.S. city with a majority Muslim government, where sharia law is openly enforced.
Lindsay Lohan knows what it’s like to be a minority in America. The 30-year-old Caucasian actress recently converted to Islam. She says she was wearing a headscarf in accordance with her religious faith when she left Turkey in January.
These innocent looking photos of 2 Muslim women selling tea on the street in Saudi Arabia have sparked outrage around the world.
A Muslim women’s group in France is fighting back against discrimination at public pools by renting out a city pool for an entire day for a ‘women’s only’ burkini pool party.
Picture this: America’s 1st Muslim President Barack Obama writes an executive order making Sharia law the law of the land. All women (that includes you) would be forced to wear hijabs and stand in the back of the room.
That’s exactly what’s happening in London, England, where the citizenry elected its first Muslim Mayor.
A teenage boy was beheaded after ISIS militants caught him listening to American pop music on a portable CD player in his father’s grocery.
Ayham Hussein, 15, was arrested by rebels on routine patrol who heard him listening to music. The patrols are part of a Jihadi crackdown on personal freedoms in Iraqi capital Mosul.
They say “When in Rome, do as Romans do”, but apparently first lady Michelle Obama doesn’t believe in following strict traditions. The first lady and her husband, president Barack Obama, made an unscheduled trip to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to pay their condolences after the death of the King Abdullah.
According to strict dress code for women, all women in Saudi Arabia are required to wear a headscarf and loose, black robes while in public. But Mrs. Obama defiantly refused to cover her head.
The beleaguered National Football League can’t seem to get anything right. The NFL was once again targeted by the liberal media and football fans when an official flagged Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah for praying in the end zone after a touchdown during ABC’s Monday Night Football telecast between the New England Patriots and the Chiefs.
A 25-year-old pregnant Pakistani woman was stoned to death by her father and other relatives for marrying a man without their consent.
Farzana Parveen and her husband Mohammad Iqbal, 45, were attacked at the court house in downtown Lahore on Tuesday. Her father, Mohammad Azeem, had filed an abduction case against Iqbal, which the couple was contesting, said her lawyer, Mustafa Kharal. He said she was three months pregnant.