Islam in the press

Islamic School Trains Imams in France

Pupils study interpretations of the Koran’s twelfth chapter, at the European Institute of Social Sciences in central France.—AFP Photo SAINT-LIGER-DE-FOUGERET: Deep in the wooded hills of Burgundy in central France, an unusual institute is training unusual students: aspiring French imams who hope to minister to the country’s large Muslim population. Early in the […]


Broward Schools’ Diversity Board Meeting Turns Ugly Over Muslim Holidays Proposal (VIDEO, POLL) The Huffington Post  |  By Christiana Lilly Posted: 11/02/2012 12:16 pm EDT Updated: 11/02/2012 8:29 pm EDT FOLLOW: Islam, Polls, Video, Broward County Schools, Council On American-Islamic Relations, Cair,Fort Lauderdale Tea Party, Islamic Holidays At School, Muslim Broward, Miami News A Broward School District Diversity Committee meeting got ugly Thursday night […]

ISLAM IN THE PRESS: post by H. Koya

  Witnesses: Libya consulate attack seemed planned, may have used anti-Islam … Fox News TRIPOLI, Libya – It began around nightfall on Sept. 11 with around 150 bearded gunmen, some wearing the Afghan-style tunics favored by Islamic militants, sealing off the streets leading to the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. They set up roadblocks […]

Ahmadi Muslims In The Press: post by H. Koya

Muslim group holds interfaith converstaion on anti-Islam film Columbus Dispatch (blog) The Columbus Chapter of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community recently held an interfaith meeting at its Nasir mosque in Groveport to discuss the Innocence of Muslims film clips that mocked the Islamicprophet Mohammed and sparked riots in Muslim countries … See all stories on this topic » Young Muslims host week long […]

ISLAM IN THE PRESS : post by H. Koya

Hajj 2012: Syrians Raise Rebel Flag During Pilgrimage Huffington Post MOUNT ARAFAT, Saudi Arabia, Oct 25 (Reuters) – Syrian pilgrims raised rebel flags as the haj reached its climax near Mecca on Thursday, despite a call from Saudi Arabia’s top cleric for the annual Islamic pilgrimage to be free from nationalist … See […]

ISLAM IN THE PRESS : post by H. Koya

Foreign Islamic militants worry Syrian rebels but also provide a powerful … Fox News ALEPPO, Syria – The presence of foreign Islamic militants battling Syria’s regime is raising concerns over the possible injection of al-Qaida’s influence into the country’s civil war. Syria’s rebels share some of those misgivings. But they also see in … See all […]


Informant: NYPD paid me to ‘bait’ Muslims The Associated Press Rahman said he wanted to turn his life around and stop using drugs, and said he believed Islam could provide a purpose in life. In the following days, Rahman friended him on Facebook and the two exchanged phone numbers. Shahbaz, a Pakistani […]

Islam In The Press: post by Hanif Koya

Hajj: Pilgrims Arrive In Mecca Amid Regional Turmoil Huffington Post MECCA, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Millions of pilgrims arrive this week in Mecca for Islam’s annual haj pilgrimage, which starts on Wednesday, with Saudi authorities warning they will stop any disruptive protests over the conflict in Syria. The Grand Mosque … See all […]