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Killings in Pakistan: When Will It Ever End?

Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy | Posted 05.29.2016 | World
Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy

A senseless attack on a peaceful community of Ismaili Muslims in Karachi took place on May 13, 2015 resulting in 45 deaths, and 13 injured. The Ismaili Shia community is comprised of 15 million followers who reside in 25 countries, 500,000 of whom live in Pakistan.

Muslim Women: Movers and Shakers Fight for Women's Rights

Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy | Posted 03.07.2014 | Women
Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy

As we herald 2014 with hopes for peace, prosperity and harmony, I look into the crystal ball and identify a short list of contemporary Muslim women ch...

The WISE Women of Islam: What a Conference in Istanbul Can Tell Us About the Future of Women in the Muslim World

Fritz Lodge | Posted 12.27.2011 | World
Fritz Lodge

"Islam can effect that change." That statement might seem antithetical to some, considering the frequency with which theological arguments are used to rationalize rights abuses in the Muslim world.

US to Muslims: Please Sit at the Back of the Bus

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Islamophobia is growing in the United States. Hate graffiti is now discoloring my own building here in New York City -- calling for the Holy Quran to ...

Asma Al Assad: Syria's First Lady And All-Natural Beauty (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Nour Akkad | Posted 03.15.2012 | Style

A couple weeks ago headlines were made when Syrian First Lady, Asma Al Assad invited the Obamas to Damascus. HuffPost readers ended up commenting more...