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Proposal for Unity Government Requires Sacrifice

Yusra Tekbali | Posted 09.25.2015 | World
Yusra Tekbali

Will those in power in Libya learn to let go of their own staunch perspectives in light of the greater good for the country, or will they kill what could very well be the last opportunity to move Libya forward?

Eid Al-Adha 2015: Muslims Observe The Feast Of Sacrifice

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.22.2015 | Religion

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Moscow's Muslim Population Flourishes Despite Animosity

Al Jazeera | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.23.2015 | Religion

Moscow, Russia - Surrounded by movable metal fences and police, they placed their prayer rugs and shreds of wallpaper on the cold asphalt along ...

Muslims Around The World Share What Eid al-Fitr Means To Them

The Huffington Post | Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 07.17.2015 | Religion

Muslims are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a holy day that comes at the end of Ramadan. Eid al-Fitr is a day of merriment and thanksgiving marked by g...

Imam Explains Why Muslims Shouldn't Be Blamed For Chattanooga Shooting

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.16.2015 | Religion

The Chattanooga, Tennessee, shooting spree on Thursday that killed four U.S. Marines, allegedly at the hands of a Kuwaiti-born Jordanian, came during ...

Obama Extends 'Warmest Wishes' To Muslims Celebrating Eid

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.16.2015 | Religion

The Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, also known as Eid ul-Fitr, or Eid, celebrates the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. The observance tradit...

Eid al-Fitr 2015: A Celebration At The End Of Ramadan

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.16.2015 | Religion

One of the most joyous days in the Islamic calendar, Eid al-Fitr, also known as Eid ul-Fitr or Eid, is a celebration that marks the end of Ramadan&nbs...

On Belief vs. Identity: Letter to a Young North American Muslim

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 07.01.2015 | Politics
Ali A. Rizvi

Remember, your religious beliefs are not you. They are simply part of the medium you were cultured in when you were raised.

It's Ramadan! Here Is the Conversation Muslims and Non-Muslims Will Be Having in the Coming Days...

Yasmina Blackburn | Posted 06.18.2015 | Religion
Yasmina Blackburn

Ramadan is a time to recharge our bodies, minds and souls. It's a time for spiritual rejuvenation. It's time to break habits and focus on improvement. And when you are fasting and giving up all physical and worldly temptations, you are in a mental state to take on spiritual challenges more than ever before.

Brother of Hillary Clinton's Top Campaign Aide Lobbied for Fracked Gas Export Terminal Co-Owned by Qatar

Steve Horn | Posted 06.30.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Anthony "Tony" Podesta began lobbying in late 2013 on behalf of a company co-owned by ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum aiming to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the global market.

Photos Of The Muslim 'Feast Of Sacrifice' Around The World

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.06.2014 | Religion

Eid al-Adha is the Festival of Sacrifice, one of two feast festivals celebrated in Islam. In 2014, the holiday fell on October 4, 2014 with observance...

The Economics of Eid-ul-Adha in Pakistan

Mariam Khan | Posted 12.04.2014 | Religion
Mariam Khan

In Pakistan, as the days to Eid-ul-Adha draw near, the craze of buying animals for sacrifice intensifies. Streets, lanes, alleys are filled by the young as well as the old bragging about the uniqueness of their animals, despite the stench of animal waste that lingers in the air.

The Islamic State and the Soul of Islam?

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 12.02.2014 | World
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

The battles against terrorists such as the Islamic State and the centuries-old tension between Sunnis and Shias are not symbolic of the 'soul of a religion'. Instead, these sectarian and politically fueled schisms are symbolic of the battles for the soul of humanity, pluralism and peace.

When Asked If They Could Have Anything, They Asked for Toothpaste

Rym Tina Ghazal | Posted 10.19.2014 | World
Rym Tina Ghazal

Clutching a teddy bear in one arm and a balloon in another, the little boy with a deep scar under his eye looked up and asked in Arabic, very gently... almost a whisper: "Khala (aunt) Rym. Can I have toothpaste for my sisters and I?"

There Is No Eid Mubarak For Gaza's Wounded Children

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.28.2014 | Religion

Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid al-Fitr with outdoor prayers and picnics, but many of Gaza's children remain confined to their hospital b...

Eid Mubarak!

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 09.27.2014 | Religion

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Millions of Muslims across the world celebrated the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday Monday, which marks the ...

Eid Mubarak! Beautiful Henna Designs To Celebrate The Muslim Holiday

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.28.2014 | Religion

Eid Mubarak! Ramadan, the long month of fasting, has ended, and now Muslims around the globe are celebrating the festive holiday of Eid ul-Fitr. O...

Revealed: Former Energy in Depth Spokesman John Krohn Now at EIA Promoting Fracking

Steve Horn | Posted 07.23.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

For those familiar with U.S. Energy Information Administration's (EIA) work, objectivity and commitment to fact based on statistics come to mind.

Southwestern Energy Executive Mark Boling Admits Fracking Link to Climate Change

Steve Horn | Posted 07.20.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogAn Executive of a major shale gas development company has conceded what scientists have been saying for years: global...

New York Public Schools Will Celebrate Eid

Posted 02.04.2014 | Religion

Muslim families in New York City have been requesting official recognition for Islamic holidays in public schools for years now, but they may finally ...

Why We Should Respect All Cultural Celebrations

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 03.30.2014 | Impact
Molly Alexander Darden

Every American stands on the shoulders of courageous, hard-working ancestors who came here from another country, bringing their cultures with them. Each of us is justifiably proud of our culture and heritage, and we deserve to see them respected, if not honored.

Bombing Claims 12 Lives In Kirkuk

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 10.15.2013 | World

BAGHDAD -- BAGHDAD (AP) — A bomb ripped through a crowd of Sunni worshippers coming out of a mosque in northern Iraq after prayers at the start of a...

Dozens Killed In Wave Of Bombings During Eid Celebrations In Iraq

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 10.10.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A wave of car bombings targeting those celebrating the end of Ramadan across Iraq killed 69 people Saturday, a bloody reminder of the ...

Dozens Injured In Egypt Clashes Amid Eid Celebrations

AP | TONY G. GABRIEL and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 10.09.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Tens of thousands of supporters of Egypt's ousted president marched Friday on the streets of Cairo and across the country, leading to clashes...

What Do Imams Talk About For Eid?

Religion News Service | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 08.09.2013 | Religion

(RNS) In their holiday Eid al-Fitr khutbas, or sermons, on Thursday (Aug. 8) many imams across the country noted a growing climate of acceptance in Am...