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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.

Fawzi Haffar, a trustee at the Manchester Islamic Center in Didsbury, speaks to journalists on Wednesday, 24 May 2017. (Reuters photo)
25 May 2017 06:18

UK Muslim leaders in Manchester report rise in Islamophobic incidents

Islam Times - Local Muslim leaders in Manchester have expressed concern about rising Islamophobic incidents and hate crimes against Muslims following the terror attack in the British city.

Anti-Muslim graffiti on the wall of the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, Michigan
13 May 2017 06:50

Trump Ignited Record Level Islamophobia across US

Islam Times - There has been a 57 percent increase in anti-Muslim incidents across the United States in 2016 over the previous year, a Muslim advocacy group has said.

Interfaith religious leaders join together in a show of support for the Muslim community outside the Mosque Foundation in Bridgeview, Illinois, February 3, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
9 May 2017 10:24

Anti-Muslim incidents in US saw 57% rise in 2016: CAIR

Islam Times - The number of anti-Muslim bias incidents in the United States saw a dramatic rise last year, according to a prominent Muslim advocacy group.

Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama has been sentenced to two-year jail term on charges of blasphemy against Islam. (Photo by AFP)
9 May 2017 10:20

Governor of Indonesia capital gets jail term for insulting Islam

Islam Times - The Christian governor of the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, has been found guilty of blasphemy against Islam and sentenced to two years behind bars, a judge says.

US President Donald Trump (Photo by AFP)
9 May 2017 08:24

Appeals judges hear Trump administration's arguments on Muslim ban

Islam Times - The administration of US President Donald Trump has defended his proposed travel ban against citizens of several Muslim countries at an appeals court.

There are no sharia courts in UK: International lawyer
24 Apr 2017 13:21

There are no sharia courts in UK: International lawyer

Islam Times - There are no sharia courts (Islamic religious courts) in the United Kingdom or in the wider Atlantic World, says Barry Grossman, an international lawyer and political analyst.

What Causes Muslims Massacres in Nigeria, Myanmar?
4 Apr 2017 06:26

What Causes Muslims Massacres in Nigeria, Myanmar?

Islam Times - Following the Islamic Revolution of Iran and then the Soviet Union collapse, the Muslim world’s developments saw transfer to a new stage.

US Muslims Discriminated, Don’t Feel Safe: Poll
27 Mar 2017 09:18

US Muslims Discriminated, Don’t Feel Safe: Poll

Islam Times - A new poll shows that Muslims in the United States are discriminated and more scared for their personal safety than any other religious group in the country.

American Muslims Must Stop Apologising
6 Mar 2017 12:59

American Muslims Must Stop Apologising

Islam Times - I was recently asked to give a talk about “being an American Muslim in the United States”. Although wary of the uses and abuses of the term, I obliged.

Muslims attend Friday prayer in Potsdam near Berlin, Germany, October 7, 2016.
4 Mar 2017 05:45

German school bans Muslim pupils from publicly praying

Islam Times - A school in Germany’s western city of Wuppertal has ordered teachers to prevent Muslim pupils from publicly praying.

Why Trump Makes Links Between Islam,Terrorism?
27 Feb 2017 09:23

Why Trump Makes Links Between Islam,Terrorism?

Islam Times - Addressing a group of the White House staff on Saturday, the new US national security advisor General Herbert McMaster criticized associating the terrorists with Islam, calling it “counterproductive.” The official expression of disapproval of this association in the new American administration ...

"Blind Sheik" And The CIA - Media Again Bury U.S. Support For Radical Islamism
22 Feb 2017 09:29

"Blind Sheik" And The CIA - Media Again Bury U.S. Support For Radical Islamism

Islam Times - Two days ago the Takfiri Islamist leader Omar Abdul-Rahman , the so called "Blind Sheik", died in a U.S. prison. He had been found guilty of involvement in the 1993 attempt to bring down the World Trade Center in New York and of other crimes.

Warning: Canada Is Not What You Think It Is
21 Feb 2017 07:47

Warning: Canada Is Not What You Think It Is

Islam Times - Warning: if you believe Canada is a pretty, picture-postcard Islamophobia-free zone, then I recommend you stop reading this column. You're about to be profoundly disappointed, shocked, or both.

Social Media Go Big in Beating the Western Mainstream Media
19 Feb 2017 06:07

Social Media Go Big in Beating the Western Mainstream Media

Islam Times - So far the role of the social media in the Muslim world’s uprisings has been heavily highlighted by the Western analysis, media, and political circles.