iOS app Android app


Defeating ISIS Ideology

Amaar Ahmad | Posted 06.03.2015 | Religion
Amaar Ahmad

We live in perilous times. The rise of ISIS offshoots across the world should be a cause of deep worry for Muslims. In their quests, the extremists have left no stone unturned in sullying Islam's image.

Fox News Guest Apologizes After Calling U.K. City 'Totally Muslim'

AP | By SYLVIA HUI | Posted 03.14.2015 | Media

LONDON (AP) — A news commentator who told Fox News that the British city of Birmingham is "totally Muslim" has apologized for the comments, which dr...

Following the Charlie Hebdo Massacre, How Long Will the Solidarity Last?

Kyle G. Brown | Posted 03.10.2015 | World
Kyle G. Brown

Within hours of the mass shooting of artists and journalists, thousands congregated in public squares across France, Western Europe and North America, with placards, press cards and pens thrust into the air, displaying quiet, poetic power.

Kim Bellware

Vigil 4,000 Miles Away Has Idea On How To Keep Charlie Hebdo Terrorists From Winning | Kim Bellware | Posted 01.09.2015 | Religion

While Paris reeled from Wednesday's deadly attack on the office of a satirical newspaper, a crowd of people with links to French and Muslim communitie...

Muslim Cartoonist Speaks Out On Charlie Hebdo Shootings

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 01.08.2015 | Media

As a political cartoonist and a Muslim, Khalid Albaih took the news of Wednesday's shooting at the offices of Charlie Hebdo especially hard. Albai...

Don Lemon Asks A Muslim Human Rights Lawyer If He Supports ISIS

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 01.08.2015 | Media

CNN's Don Lemon recently asked an international human rights lawyer if he supports the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria -- a terrorist group that has c...

Australians Use #IllRideWithYou Hashtag In Show Of Solidarity With Muslims

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 12.16.2014 | Religion

JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press Some Australian social media users sent a message of solidarity to Muslims as the Sydney cafe siege went on for almo...

Religious Persecution: The Tide of the 21st Century?

Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon | Posted 11.30.2014 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon

Religious fanaticism seems to be ruling the day. Could this possibly be true? As Christians, we must speak out against negative assumptions about other religious groups. We must seek to know our neighbors of different religions and nationalities and listen to their perspectives and experiences.

ISIS, U.S. Media and The Muslim World

Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 02.02.2015 | Religion
Jaweed Kaleem

ISIS is making headlines all over the world, but not always for the same reasons. Are U.S. and international media covering ISIS the way they should be? An international group largely made up of Muslim reporters tells me what they think of ISIS, the American media and the Muslim world.

Christian News Site Publishes Op-Ed Calling For Violence Against Muslims

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.08.2014 | Religion

After calls on Twitter to #TakeDownThatPost, Christian news outlet Charisma News has pulled a hateful piece that celebrated Islamophobia. On Friday...

Islamaphobia Ripped From the Headlines

Kelly James Clark | Posted 11.05.2014 | Media
Kelly James Clark

By pandering to the fear-mongering Islamaphobes, a USA Today article missed an opportunity to explain to Christian-majority Americans how their fellow Muslim citizens are trying to live out their faith in the country they love. It failed to tell of the U.S. Muslim's love of freedom and democracy.

Florida Lawmakers Ambush Education

Ghazala Salam | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics
Ghazala Salam

Today, over 400,000 American Muslims constituents across the State of Florida are fighting a decisive battle against ignorance, intolerance and indifference in the Florida State Legislature. Sen. Hays has placed a special burden on our legislators to negotiate complex issues brought on by SB 864.

What Muslims and Jews Have in Common

Rabbi Marc Schneier | Posted 02.05.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Marc Schneier

When Jews and Muslims in countries around the world embrace our commonalities, and resolve to come together, it accrues to the benefit of both faith communities.

Justice Is Not Enough!

Muqtedar Khan | Posted 06.22.2013 | Politics
Muqtedar Khan

How do we teach young Muslims to struggle for justice, but without resorting to terror tactics? How do we teach them that a just cause is not a justification for unjust means?

From Boston Once More: What Should We Have Learned From the Boston Marathon Bombing?

Blake Page | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime
Blake Page

Putting things into perspective and taking a few moments to reflect on the sadness of loss of life and limb is about all that can be taken from this by us ordinary civilians, though I suppose panic, frustration and absolute assertions make for better entertainment on a night of armchair politics.

Mediawashed Middle East

Meghan Nuttall Sayres | Posted 04.08.2013 | Media
Meghan Nuttall Sayres

Every time I give talks, people ask, "Are girls really allowed to attend school in Iran?" Some have even said, "Who teaches them?" Perhaps the right question is, who is teaching Americans to think this?

Chelsea Kiene

PHOTOS: Controversial Ad Campaign Makes Its D.C. Debut | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 01.30.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON –- Ready to see more ads about jihad during your morning commute? Just months after controversial anti-Muslim ads went on display, the...

Q&A: About Those Pro-Muslim Subway Ads

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 10.08.2012 | New York

As announced last week, a series of pro-Muslim advertising campaigns urging religious tolerance are expected to be unveiled in New York City's subway ...

Artist Strikes Back At Anti-Muslim Ads

Posted 09.25.2012 | New York

On Monday, anti-Muslim advertisements sponsored by the American Freedom Defense Initiative went up in 10 subway stations in New York, following a fede...

NYPD Increase Subway Security After Anti-Muslim Ads

Posted 09.25.2012 | New York

The arrival of an anti-Muslim advertising campaign in New York City subways on Monday has prompted the NYPD to increase security throughout ten statio...

IMAGE: Anti-Jihad Posters Go Up In New York Subways

AP | Posted 09.24.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Provocative advertisements equating Muslim radicals with savages appeared in New York City subways on Monday, drawing immediate criticism ...

Creating the Muslim Manchurian Candidate

John Feffer | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics
John Feffer

The conservative mainstream still calls the president's religious beliefs into question, but they stop just short of accusing him of apostasy and concealment. What they consider safe is the assertion that Obama is acting as if he were Muslim.

Patriotism vs. Nationalism in a Post 9/11 World

Grant Lyon | Posted 11.08.2011 | Comedy
Grant Lyon

If you believe in freedom of religion but don't understand the irony behind your anger at a mosque being built near ground zero, then you are the number one culprit of dumb nationalism in 2011.

As 9/11 Anniversary Approaches, a Call for Balance

Mark Potok | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Mark Potok

The truth is that intelligence experts with far more integrity than Gingrich or others who have specialized in demonizing Muslims agree that homegrown jihadists now pose more of a direct threat to America than al Qaeda.

Islam-Baiting Doesn't Work

Stephan Salisbury | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics
Stephan Salisbury

Sharia has become a convenient way to harp on nonexistent, yet anxiety-producing, "threats." Since no one knows what you're talking about when you decry Sharia, it's even easier than usual to say anything, no matter how bizarre or duplicitous.