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Islam and clericalism in the Greater Middle East
14 Aug 2017 04:32

Islam and clericalism in the Greater Middle East

Islam Times - It is fashionable in the West to talk about the « compatibility of Islam and democracy » or « Islam and secularism ». These issues suggest that by nature Islam is clerical, and therefore not a religion, but a political current. Consequently, the most « radical » Muslims are terrorists ...

Forest Gate mosque in London (file photo)
13 Aug 2017 03:55

UK police investigate hate mail sent to mosques

Islam Times - British police have conducted an investigation into hate mail and suspicious packages sent to mosques in the United Kingdom and the United States.

Anne Marie Waters
12 Aug 2017 06:08

Anti-Islam candidate to stand for UKIP leadership

Islam Times - The ruling body of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) has permitted an anti-Muslim candidate with close links to the far right to stand for its leadership.

Myanmar Buddhist Extremists Block Muslims from Performing Hajj
12 Aug 2017 05:19

Myanmar Buddhist Extremists Block Muslims from Performing Hajj

Islam Times - Extremist Buddhists in Myanmar have prevented several Rohingya Muslims from embarking on the once in a lifetime journey of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

FBI agents and others inspect the site on the Mosque explosion
7 Aug 2017 04:56

US Islamic centers on Alert after Minnesota Mosque Bombing

Islam Times - Islamic centers across the United States are on high alert following the bombing of a Mosque in Minnesota amid worrying Islamophobia in the country.

FBI agents and others inspect the site where an explosion happened at the Dar al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minnesota, on August 5, 2017. (Photo via MPR News)
6 Aug 2017 08:21

'Improvised explosive device' caused blast at Minnesota mosque: FBI

Islam Times - An explosive device has detonated at a mosque in the US state of Minnesota while worshipers were preparing for morning prayers, officials say.

Kevin J. Johnston, of the Canadian city of Mississauga, who has been charged with hate crime over anti-Muslim messages
25 Jul 2017 12:00

Canadian charged with hate crime over anti-Muslim rants

Islam Times - A man in Canada has been charged with hate crime over posting anti-Muslim videos online.

Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (file photo)
22 Jul 2017 05:58

Qur'an submerged in lard mailed to Islamic center in California

Islam Times - An investigation has been launched into the mailing of a Qur'an, which was submerged in a tub of what appeared to be pork lard, to a Northern California Islamic center.

80,000 Muslim Children in Myanmar Facing Hunger: WFP
18 Jul 2017 09:32

80,000 Muslim Children in Myanmar Facing Hunger: WFP

Islam Times - Over 80,000 Muslim children under the age of five living in western Myanmar are “wasting” and will need treatment for acute malnutrition over the next year, the World Food Programme has warned.

Rohingya Refugees’ Situation in Bangladesh Even Worse than Myanmar: UN
12 Jul 2017 06:27

Rohingya Refugees’ Situation in Bangladesh Even Worse than Myanmar: UN

Islam Times - UN warned that living conditions of Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh is "quite worrying" and is "perhaps worse" than “very dire state” in their homeland Myanma, where they were forced to leave.

An Anti-Islam Protest in Australia
11 Jul 2017 06:18

Hijab Wearing Women Main Target of Islamophobia in Australia

Islam Times - Muslim women in Australia are bearing the brunt of Islamophobia as they are often targeted in public with their children, new research suggests.

An Anti-Muslim Buddhist Gang in Myanmar
5 Jul 2017 05:46

Rohingya Muslim Killed by Buddhist Gang in Myanmar

Islam Times - A gang of extremists Buddhists in Myanmar's western Rakhine State have killed a member of the Muslim Rohingya ethnic minority and injured six others who were on a police-guarded trip Tuesday.

International travelers arrive at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on June 29, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by AFP)
1 Jul 2017 07:51

Trump’s travel ban to be proven unlawful: US Muslims

Islam Times - American Muslim leaders say that President Donald Trump's travel ban would eventually be proven unlawful.

Austria Mulls Shutting Islamic Kindergartens
24 Jun 2017 03:13

Austria Mulls Shutting Islamic Kindergartens

Islam Times - Austria’s Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz has called for the shutting down of Islamic kindergartens in the country.

A Humanitarian Day fair in LA (file photo via
18 Jun 2017 06:24

LA Muslims to help the homeless as Ramadan nears end

Islam Times - Muslims in the greater Los Angeles area are set to serve the homeless on skid row for the 18th annual Humanitarian Day as this year’s holy month of Ramadan nears its end.

Sectarian War
13 Jun 2017 06:58

Sectarian War

Islam Times - The Muslim World is moving towards a Saudi-Iran as signified by recent developments in the spat between Saudi Arabia and Qatar, especially as Qatar is seen to be ‘flirting’ with Iran.

People protest outside as the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals prepares to hear arguments on US President Donald Trump
13 Jun 2017 04:56

Trump’s Muslim ban will win in Supreme Court: Spicer

Islam Times - US President Donald Trump’s travel ban on several Muslim majority countries will ultimately be upheld at the US Supreme Court, says the White House press secretary.

Demonstrators gather in Portland, Ore., June 4, 2017, for competing rallies after two men were stabbed to death in May on a commuter train while protecting two teenage girls from a man casting anti-Muslim slurs. (file photo)
11 Jun 2017 06:15

Nationwide demos to be held for, against Muslims in US

Islam Times - Anti-Muslims marches have been planned in more than two dozen cities across the United States, prompting opponents to launch nationwide counter-protest rallies against Islamophobia.

Members of the Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community (in white) join others as they bow their heads during a vigil at Potters Fields Park in London on June 5, 2017 to commemorate the victims of the terror attack on London Bridge and at Borough Market that killed seven people on June 3. (Photo by AFP)
6 Jun 2017 09:14

UK Muslim leaders condemn ‘ruthless’ London attack

Islam Times - A large group of UK Muslim community leaders have condemned “in strongest terms” the recent terror attacks in London and Manchester, saying British Muslims remain united against “the cold-blooded murder of innocent people.”

Armed police officers stand near the Manchester Arena
27 May 2017 04:05

Blow-back in Europe

Islam Times - An independent journalist said that terrorist attacks have become “a new norm” for European countries because of “what they do” as part of their foreign policies.