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Hajj, Muslim Pilgrimage, Observed In Saudi Arabia (PHOTOS)

AP/The Huffington Post | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan president on Tuesday urged insurgents to abandon violence and accept offers of reconciliation from the gove...

Where's Muhammad? Shamefully, not in the Washington Post nor the Denver Post

Michael D. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael D. Brown

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Making Muhammad Safe

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Deepak Chopra

Surrounding the Prophet with veneration is one thing. We can all understand and respect that. But surrounding him with threats, a kind of theological barbed wire, is another thing.

Muhammad and the Litmus Test

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Deepak Chopra

Outsiders are allowed to peer in the window of churches, temples, mosques, and synagogues. Those inside then have a choice: slam the window shut or open it and let in some light.

CNN Larry King Live posts Deepak's article, "Taking a Stand: Muhammad in the Age of Jihad"

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Deepak Chopra

Read Deepak's article on Larry King Live CNN.com Blogs Taking a Stand: Muhammad in the Age of Jihad deepakchopra.com ...

Right Think and Wrong Think About Muslims

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Deepak Chopra

When I began to research the origins of Islam, I found that compared to what I had absorbed about the life of Jesus or Buddha, my knowledge of the Prophet's life was almost a blank.

My Dad is in the NYTIMES! Oh #$%^!

Gotham Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Gotham Chopra

A little over a week ago, we got word that the NYTIMES wanted to interview my father in part on his upcoming fiction book on Muhammed, A Story of the ...

Muhammad: A Story of the Last Prophet

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Deepak Chopra

In this interview, Deepak Chopra discusses his reasons for writing "Muhammad: A Story Of The Last Prophet," which captures the life story of the Proph...

Why Islamic History Offers New Reasons to Support Democracy in Egypt, the Middle East

Heather Ferguson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Heather Ferguson

More than just potentially compatible, we believe that Islam's historical record provides plenty of reasons to think that a viable exchange between Islamic and democratic principles will take place in the future.

Ground Zero Mosque Protesters Borrow a Page From the Muslim Playbook

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ali A. Rizvi

Since when did the argument, "This should be banned because it's offensive and hurts our feelings!" start earning a place in any kind of rational discourse? Is sensitivity a prerequisite for freedom of expression?

Comedy Central Censorship Of South Park's Muhammad The Bear At Odds With Most Americans, Zogby Poll Finds

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Most Americans disagree with Comedy Central's decision to censor South Park's depiction of the Muslim prophet Muhammad as a bear, according to a new Z...

South Park's Depiction Of Muhammad Censored AGAIN

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: Matt Stone and Trey Parker have issued a statement: "In the 14 years we've been doing South Park we have never done a show that we couldn'...

Irish Police Arrest Seven In Plot To Kill Swedish Cartoonist

BeliefNet.com | Al Webb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Police in Ireland say they have arrested seven suspects in an alleged plot to murder a Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks for depicting Islam's Prophet Muh...

Lars Vilke, Muhammad Cartoonist, 'Head-butted' during lecture

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) STOCKHOLM -- A Swedish artist who angered Muslims by depicting the Prophet Muhammad as a dog was assaulted Tuesday as furious protesters interrup...

Dowd: Non-Muslim Pilgrim in Mecca

nytimes.com | MAUREEN DOWD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

I was told that non-Muslims could not visit mosques -- not even the one on the hotel grounds....

Preaching to the Choir: Metro and 30/10 Revisited

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

With a tip of my Metro cap to Bob Dylan for his special telling of the sacrifice of Isaac, over the weekend I took a virtual drive out on Highway 61. ...

60 Minutes Exposes Turkey's Oppression of Minority Rights

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

CBS' 60 Minutes recently featured a devastating exposé on the violation of Greek minorities' rights in Turkey. This may be the first time that a major American TV network broadcast such coverage.

Muhammad Movie Planned: Film Brings Together Hollywood Producer Barrie Osborne And Banned Muslim Cleric Sheikh Yousef al-Qaradawi

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

A movie about the prophet Muhammad is in the works, according to Reuters. According to reports, the $150 million film will bring together a major holl...

Yale Chickens Out On Academic Freedom

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sandy Goodman

A book entitled The Cartoons That Shook The World is being published without any of the cartoons in the book. It's the latest in a long series of Western reactions to violent threats to freedom of expression.

Islamic Group Forces Site To Remove Satirical Religious Video Game "Faith Fighter"

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Saudi-based Islamic group Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) spoke out Tuesday against "Faith Fighter" -- an online video game that pits...