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Na’ima B Robert: Where are all the Muslim characters in children’s fiction?

theguardian: by Na’ima Robert — The history of Islam has impacted the history of our world in more ways than you can imagine – here Na’ima B Robert suggests some of the best books with Muslim protagonists See the trailer and read the first chapter of Na’ima’s new book, She Wore Red Trainers  Muslim characters have increasingly found […]

The new generation of Muslim American leaders

When widespread criticism arose from President Barack Obama’s gratuitous lecturing of Muslims at a White House iftar, about Israel’s right to defend itself as unarmed civilians in Gaza died by the hundreds, it signalled a generational shift in Muslim American leadership. This year’s White House iftar could have proceeded uneventfully like the many others preceding it. A group of […]

The Alhambra

If Spain welcomes back its Jews, will its Muslims be next?

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64 percent of Muslims in Egypt and Pakistan support the death penalty for leaving Islam

Washington Post: by Max Fisher. The Pew Research Center’s vast new study on the views and attitudes of global Muslim populations was bound to create controversy. Like the U.S. public knowledge polls that find that one-third of Americans can’t name the vice president, Pew’s report includes some less-than-flattering pieces of data. And while it’s important not to generalize […]

Why (and How) Should Muslim Americans ‘Celebrate’ Christmas?

By: Dr. Faheem Younus Source: The Huffington Post Every December, Muslim youth, parents and converts in the Western countries face a familiar dilemma: Why (or how) should they “celebrate” Christmas? On this issue, Muslim scholars are divided. Integrators like the British Cabinet Minister, Baroness Warsi admonish immigrant Muslims to “celebrate Christmas in traditional style, with carols, Santa […]

Will it change?

Daily Times: Fawad Aslam. I stood by the statue of Ibn Rushd in Cordoba erected to honour this great Islamic polymath. Then I remembered the grave of our very own Dr Abdus Salam The year is 1492, the year of the discovery of America, the year when Granada, the last Muslim state in Al-Andalus (Spain), […]


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