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US needs to get tougher on Pakistan

A suicide bomber drove a vehicle filled with explosives into an Indian paramilitary convoy in Pulwama, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, on February 14. The death toll is at least 40, making it the largest attack in Kashmir in three decades. A Pakistan-based terrorist group, Jaish-e-Muhammad, claimed responsibility through a video released shortly after.
Tags: News, US, Pakistan, Stories, Kashmir, Jaish, Muhammad, Jammu, Pulwama

'Go Ahead in the Rain' Artfully Melds the Many Parts of a Tribe Called Quest's Backstory

None As I write this review, I'm listening to "Award Tour" and nodding my head like I'm front row for A Tribe Called Quest's 1993 Arsenio Hall performance under lavender stage lights. I discovered Tribe in a different world than Hanif Abdurraqib: not in Columbus, Ohio, but Akron; not on cassette tape, but a Greatest Hits CD stolen from the public library; not as a black teenager realizing that Tribe's jazz-imbued hip-hop is acceptable to play at home, but as a white 15-year-old suddenly on a mi...
Tags: Music, Review, New York City, Book Review, Hip-hop, New Orleans, Donald Trump, Leonard Cohen, Akron, Anderson Paak, COLUMBUS Ohio, Otis Redding, Lucy Pearl, Muhammad, Tribe, Rodney King

An Open Letter To All Islamic Organizations Regardless Of Their Mission

Assalaamu Alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatahu, Dear Brothers and Sisters: We have a common enemy. It has been our enemy since the creation of Prophet Adam . The perpetrator of all violence, and deceptions emanates from this evil force. It is the excuse Allah has granted for struggle and success. It is an arena for human kind wherein Allah separates the monotheist from the rest; wherein He has offered the reward to those who believe and destruction to disbelief, polytheism, and hypocrisy. By ...
Tags: Leadership, Religion, Uncategorized, America, Society, Development, United States, Current Affairs, Islam, Civil Rights, Injustice, Prophet, Muslims, Isna, Muhammad, Prophet Muhammad

Ohio State ends five-game skid with win over Huskers

Muhammad scores career-high 24 to help Ohio State end 5-game losing streak with 70-60 win over Huskers            [Author: AP]
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When Faith Hurts

The Messenger of Allah, SAW, said that the faith in our hearts wears out the way our clothes wear out. Deterioration, maintenance, and renewal are part of the cycle.  That’s life. That’s normal. But what happens when that’s life, but life is not your normal? What happens when it feels like life isn’t normal, hasn’t been normal, and won’t be normal for a foreseeably long time?  For some of us, refreshing faith becomes secondary to just keeping it. It’s easier to say Alhamdulillah when you are hap...
Tags: Religion, Uncategorized, US, Islam, Faith, Prophet, Uae, Pharoah, Muhammad, Inna, Abu Talib, Jahannam, Ibraheem, Allah, Surah Baqarah, Alhamdulillah

'Muhammad: Forty Introductions' Isn't Setting Out To Satisfy

Michael Muhammad Knight's new book on the religious figure is designed to seduce, educate, and irritate its audience into curiosity about Islam and Muhammad — and on all three fronts it succeeds.(Image credit: Amr Alfiky/NPR)
Tags: News, Islam, Muhammad, Michael Muhammad Knight

How My Non-Muslim Family Members Have Made Me A Stronger Muslim

By Laura El Alam Whenever I walk into a room, there is one member of my family who consistently walks right out.  He says he’s not comfortable with me now that I wear a headscarf. He’s had nearly 19 years to adjust, but the “discomfort” persists.   I’m allowed to visit another close relative’s house only if I agree not to pray there. He believes his home is “consecrated to Christ,” and if I worship Allah there, it would somehow taint the sanctity of his home. When I tell him that I do not ...
Tags: Family, Life, Relationships, Massachusetts, Love, Religion, Fox, Islam, Muslim, Jesus, Catholic, Muslims, Convert, Breitbart, Laura, Muhammad

Journey to the Holy Land: Reflections on Palestine | Part 3 of 4

By Zainab Chaudry To travel to the Palestinian city of Hebron is to glimpse the grit, resilience and tenacity of the human spirit under extreme duress.  Located about twenty miles south of Jerusalem, it is the largest city in the occupied West Bank and the second largest Palestinian city after Gaza. It is home to Masjid Ibrahimi – a centuries-old mosque constructed above the tombs of four of the most beloved Prophets in Islam: Ibrahim (Abraham), Ishaq (Isaac), Yaqub (Jacob), and Yusuf...
Tags: Travel, Life, Religion, Jerusalem, United States, Gaza, Palestine, West Bank, Martin Luther King Jr, Muslims, Middle-east, Hebron, Ibrahim, CAIR, Muhammad, Rabi

Malaysian royals to vote for a new king after surprise resignation

Members of Malaysia's royal families agreed on Monday to vote for a new king on Jan. 24 to replace King Muhammad V, who has stepped down unexpectedly, the national news agency Bernama reported. The king resigned on Sunday after just two years on the throne, the first time a monarch has stepped down before completing their five-year tenure. King Muhammad, 49, had only just resumed duties last week after spending two months on medical leave.
Tags: News, Malaysia, Muhammad, Bernama, Muhammad V

King of Malaysia abdicates amid rumours of marriage to ex-Russian beauty queen

The King of Malaysia renounced the throne on Sunday after weeks of speculation over his ill health and rumours that he had married a former Russian beauty queen in a secretive ceremony. The abdication of Muhammad V was announced by Malaysia's National Palace, which mysteriously gave no hints as to why the monarch had taken the historic decision. It marks the first time in Malaysian history that a monarch has stood down since the country gained independence from Great Britain in 1957. The pal...
Tags: News, Malaysia, Islam, Moscow, Kelantan, Great Britain, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, Muhammad, Mahathir Mohamad, New Straits Times, Council of Rulers, Barvikha, Oksana Voevodina, Voevodina

Responding to Quranism | #EmbracingQuran | Sh. Abdul Wahab Saleem

Quranism is the belief that the Quran is the only source for Islam and sharia. This means that Quranism and Quranists remove the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ from its role as one of the primary sources of Islam. Quranists are also known as Rejectors of Hadith or Hadith Rejectors. This lecture is a detailed and systematic response to the misbeliefs of this growing sect in modern times. It comprises an overview of what Quranism is, a historical analysis of the development of Quranism, some...
Tags: Religion, Islam, Muhammad, Abdul Wahab Saleem

Shaykh Abdallah Bin Bayyah: A Genuine Muslim Voice for Peace

By Mufti Mustafa Ceric , Ph.D, Grand Mufti Emeritus of Bosnia The essence of the faith of Islam comes from two primary sources: the Qur’an, which is God’s revelation, and the Sunnah, which is the teachings, traditions, and attributes of the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him. But the nature of Muslims come from their many peoples and tribes: “O men, God has created you from male and female and made you peoples and tribes so that you may know one another. But, indeed, the most noble of you is th...
Tags: Europe, Leadership, Op-ed, Opinion, Religion, Society, War, World, Peace, West, United States, Current Affairs, United Kingdom, Islam, Muslim, Christian

All Was Bright That Awful Night: The Christmas Truce of 1914

Each soldier had a distinct family, laugh, voice, name, and soul. They were sons, fathers, husbands, brothers, fiancés. In another life, some had been clerks, shopkeepers, students, ministers, teachers. Beyond the heart’s capacity to reason, 6,046 were killed every day in the Great War — a war that lasted 1,566 days. If we gave each fallen soldier thirty seconds of silence, we would be sitting still for nine unbroken years. Unbroken — something that did not describe many of these men. A 19-...
Tags: Religion, Wall Street Journal, Christ, Matthew, Darwin, Jesus Christ, Genesis, Buddha, Lewis, Albert, Luke, Gandhi, Muhammad, Calvary, Spurgeon, Micah

Keeping Our Eye on the Ball: The Problem with the UAE Summit

Ed. Note: We understand that this is a matter of current public debate, MM welcomes opeds of differing points of view. Please use this form. Public debates on matters of importance can be noisy and disorganized. From Ad Hominem to Appeal to Extremes, argumentative fallacies fly through cyberspace like so many ethereal cream pies. I offer this short essay as what I hope is a productive contribution to the current debate over the ‘UAE summit,’ in particular the question of participating in it and ...
Tags: Isis, Op-ed, Congress, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Religion, Uncategorized, US, America, Qatar, Syria, World, West, United States, Egypt, Current Affairs

Musulmamis: Parenting while Latina and Muslim

For new Muslims nothing can be more daunting than dealing with family members’ reactions to the decision of converting to Islam. Parents, siblings, and other relatives can either shun their newly-Muslim family member, ask very tough questions, make hurtful comments regarding their faith, or even give them ultimatums in order to pressure them to abandon their choice to embrace Islam. While some of these initial reactions and resistance may be well-intentioned, they are no less hurtful. The first ...
Tags: New York, Parenting, Life, Relationships, Religion, Women, Chicago, Islam, Muslim, Newark, Motherhood, Muslims, Puerto Rico, Hispanic, Inner City, Manhattan New York

Noting possible Miller follow-up cases on the latest SCOTUS relist list

I continue to wonder when the Supreme Court will take up a new case to clarify (or, ideally, extend) its Eighth Amendment jurisprudence limiting extreme prison sentences set forth in Graham and Miller.  The latest Relist Watch from John Elwood at SCOTUSblog spotlights a few cases that might be in the works as the next possible Miller follow-up: Newton v. Indiana, 17-1511, and Mathena v. Malvo, 18-217, both raise the same issue involving the lawfulness of imposing a discretionary life sentence o...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Virginia, Indiana, Graham, Louisiana, Newton, Montgomery, Miller, Muhammad, U S Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit, Douglas A Berman, John Elwood, Red Onion, Red Onion State Prison

The Relist Watch Before Christmas (UPDATED)

John Elwood previews 2018’s last relists. [Editor’s Note: This post was updated on Wednesday afternoon to include two additional relists, Newton v. Indiana and Mathena v. Malvo.] Here at Relist Watch, we have a long and distinguished tradition of doing lighthearted, holiday-themed posts to commemorate the last installment of the year. It’s a great way of getting into the spirit of wearing novelty clothing while making awkward small talk in overcrowded rooms. But this year, we’re inaugurating a n...
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Leishmaniasis, the disfiguring parasitic disease infecting a million around the world each year

Darwesh Khan's trouble began with just a little itching in his hands and what he believed was a pimple on his cheek. The labourer thought little of either until painful ulcers began to grow over his fingers making it difficult to move them. At the same time, another disfiguring lesion started to blossom and spread under his right eye. Fearing he would be unable to work if they got worse, he sought medical advice. But in his home of Charsadda district in Pakistan's northern east, that t...
Tags: Science, Pakistan, World Health Organisation, Peshawar, Charsadda, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Muhammad, Mohammad, Baluchistan, Dera Ismail Khan, Bannu, Nowshera, Darwesh Khan, Saiyna Bashir, Suzette Kämink, Kämink

Flatshare bias: room-seekers with Muslim name get fewer replies

‘Muhammad’ less likely than ‘David’ to get a positive response, Guardian investigation finds• People from ethnic minorities face arbitrary discrimination when they look for a room to rent, experts have said, after a Guardian investigation found that inquiries from a person with a Muslim name about flatshare ads received significantly fewer positive responses.In a snapshot survey of the private flatshare market carried out as part of the Bias in Britain series, expressions of interest were sent ...
Tags: Money, Housing, Society, UK News, David, Britain, Islam, Property, Renting Property, Muslim, Guardian, Muhammad

How we carried out our survey of flatshare bias

Inquiries from a person with a Muslim name about flatshare ads . Here is how we reached the findingsTo test whether people with names associated with a specific religion were treated differently when applying for a house or flatshare, the Guardian sent almost 1,900 requests to properties listed in five locations – London, Aberdeen, Devon, Sunderland and Leicester – within a two-day period in the last week of October.The wording of the two requests were different but similar in tone and length. ...
Tags: Money, Housing, Society, UK News, David, Islam, Property, Renting Property, Leicester, Muhammad, London Aberdeen Devon Sunderland

Value Your Local Imam Even If He Is Not “Famous” | Imam Omar Suleiman

In December 2005, I formally took my first Imam position at Masjid Abu Bakr in New Orleans where I would serve for 6 years. With the recovery of the city after Hurricane Katrina underway, it was a stressful time with many other masajid not having their imams back. At that time, I was just a “local imam.” My national profile was minuscule and I used to routinely invite scholars and preachers to benefit our community. All the while, I barely had a minute to myself. I was expected to do everything ...
Tags: Leadership, Religion, Uncategorized, Society, Development, United States, New Orleans, Dallas, Manners, Imam, Muhammad, Featured Home, Featured Society, Family and Community, Omar Suleiman, Hatem Al Haj

Afghanistan: Kabul suicide bomber kills dozens at gathering of clerics

The suicide bomb attack kills 50 and wounds 83, as scholars marked the Prophet Muhammad's birthday.
Tags: News, Afghanistan, Kabul, Muhammad

Suicide bomber targets clerics in Afghan capital, 43 killed

By RAHIM FAIEZ KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber targeted a gathering of hundreds of Muslim religious scholars in the Afghan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 43 people, Afghan officials said. Public Health Ministry spokesman Wahid Majroh said another 83 people were wounded in the attack, which took place as Muslims around the world marked the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. He said more than 20 people are in critical condition and that the toll could rise. The suicide bomber was able t...
Tags: News, Islamic State, Uncategorized, Sport, World news, Afghanistan, Soccer, Taliban, Nato, Terrorism, Kabul, Donald Trump, KABUL Afghanistan, Muhammad, Muhammad He, Rahim

Happy Birthday, Muhammad

The prophet was an outsider. Just like me.
Tags: News, Muslim Americans, Muhammad, Prophet Muhammad

Kabul suicide bomber kills dozens at gathering of clerics

The suicide bomb attack kills 43 and wounds 83, as scholars marked the Prophet Muhammad's birthday.
Tags: News, Kabul, Muhammad

Afghanistan suicide bomber kills scores of Muslim scholars

At least 40 dead and 60 injured after attacker targets gathering to mark prophet’s birthdayA suicide bomber has targeted a gathering of Muslim religious scholars in Kabul, killing at least 40 people, Afghan officials said.The public health ministry spokesman, Wahid Majroh, said another 60 people were wounded in the attack, which took place on Tuesday as Muslims around the world marked the birthday of the prophet Muhammad. Continue reading...
Tags: World news, Afghanistan, South and Central Asia, Islam, Kabul, Muhammad, Wahid Majroh

Lens: Louisville and Muhammad Ali: A Rare Look at a Hometown Champ

A new book shows the unmatched trust and connection photographers at the Louisville Courier Journal had with their city’s most famous son: Muhammad Ali.
Tags: Photography, News, Boxing, Muhammad Ali, Newspaper, Ali, Louisville, Muhammad, Courier Journal, Ky, Louisville Courier Journal, Louisville (Ky, The (Louisville

US Sanctions Key Hizballah, IRGC-QF Networks in Iraq

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took action today to target four Hizballah-affiliated individuals who lead and coordinate the group’s operational, intelligence, and financial activities in Iraq. Specifically, OFAC designated Shibl Muhsin ‘Ubayd Al-Zaydi, Yusuf Hashim, Adnan Hussein Kawtharani, and Muhammad ‘Abd-Al-Hadi Farhat as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGTs) pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which targets terrorists and those...
Tags: News, Iraq, Iran, Syria, United States, Middle East, Treasury, Iraq Business News, Lebanon, Irgc, Muhammad, Hizballah, U S government, Islamic Jihad, Farhat, Hashim

The Haramness Of The Way Asia Bibi Was Treated In The Name of Islam

News of the dismissal of Asia Noreen Bibi’s case (a Christian woman accused of blasphemy and imprisoned for almost a decade) in Pakistan has erupted on TV screens and social media feeds. The more I read about the case and watch the hysteria unfolding in the name of preserving the sanctity of the Prophet, the more embarrassed I feel and frustrated with the misuse of Islamic doctrine. Obviously, this is not the first time nor the last when actions are being done in the name of Islam, but thes...
Tags: Asia, Religion, Current Affairs, Pakistan, Islam, Muslim, Jesus, Manners, Christians, Injustice, Prophet, Muslims, South Asia, Minorities, LAHORE, Muhammad

Pakistan works to stop Asia Bibi leaving after blasphemy protests

Administration accused of signing Bibi’s ‘death warrant’ in deal with hardlinersPakistan’s government has been accused of signing the “death warrant” of Asia Bibi after it said it would begin the process of preventing her leaving the country.Bibi, a Christian farm labourer, was acquitted of blasphemy on Wednesday. She had spent eight years on death row after she drank from the same cup as a Muslim, prompting false allegations that she insulted the prophet Muhammad. Continue reading...
Tags: Religion, World news, South and Central Asia, Pakistan, Christianity, Islam, Muslim, Bibi, Muhammad, Asia Bibi