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    Religious repression growing in Iran

    May 13, 2016 Jews, Zoroastrians, ethnic Christians hit less than Sunnis The latest review of religious freedom around the world, conducted by a commission created by the US Congress, says…

    London overwhelmingly elects a Muslim mayor

    London overwhelmingly elects a Muslim mayor

    May 13, 2016 The voters of London, which is about one-eighth Muslim, overwhelmingly elected a Muslim last Thursday as their mayor, the first time a Muslim has been elected mayor…

    She’s a well-covered Olympia

    She’s a well-covered Olympia

    May 13, 2016 An American Muslim woman will be fencing for the United States in a headscarf this summer at the Rio Olympics. Headscarves have had a tough time passing…

    China tells its Muslims to forget Ramadan

    China tells its Muslims to forget Ramadan

    China has banned civil servants, students and teachers in mainly Muslim Xinjiang province from fasting during Ramadan and ordered restaurants to stay open. China’s ruling Communist party is officially atheist…

    Despite bombing, Sunni-Shia frictions in Kuwait are few

    Despite bombing, Sunni-Shia frictions in Kuwait are few

    The Friday suicide attack against a Kuwaiti Shia mosque, which killed 27 worshippers, has resulted in a flourishing of Sunni-Shia unity in Kuwait in strong contrast to the general trend…

    NY cops use minor arrests to recruit spies

    NY cops use minor arrests to recruit spies

    May 16-2014 New York City police have been recruiting Muslims arrested on minor offenses to act as informants by eavesdropping on fellow Muslims in mosques and other gathering places, The New York Times reported…

    8 US Muslim groups launch umbrella body

    May 16-2014 The leaders of eight Muslim-American organizations announced Wednesday the launch of an umbrella group to better voice the concerns of the Muslim community in the United States. “This is an announcement…

    Sultan of Brunei imposes Sharia law on tiny state

    May 16-2014 The Sultan of Brunei, one of the world’s wealthiest rulers, is this week overseeing his country’s transition to a system of Sharia law that will reinstitute the death penalty he…

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