Tag: Muslim

Cologne rally: As many as 10,000 Muslims to protest Islamic extremism

As many as 10,000 Muslims are set to protest in a rally against extremism in Cologne on Saturday. The protest comes in the wake of recent terror attacks in the UK and around the world. “The attacks by people who justify their acts by invoking Islam, without justification, are becoming more frequent,” protest organisers write […]

Trump Tells Muslim Leaders: Stand Against ‘the Persecution of Jews and the Slaughter of Christians’

President Donald Trump told a meeting of leaders from more than 50 predominantly Muslim nations on Sunday that they must stand “together against the murder of innocent Muslims, the oppression of women, the persecution of Jews, and the slaughter of Christians.” Trump was speaking at the Arab Islamic American Summit hosted in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia […]

Trump tells Middle East to ‘drive out’ Islamist extremists

President Donald Trump urged Arab and Islamic leaders on Sunday to unite and do their share to defeat Islamist extremists, making an impassioned plea to “drive out” terrorists while toning down his own harsh rhetoric about Muslims. Trump singled out Iran as a key source of funding and support for militant groups. His words aligned […]

Christian pastor in Bible Belt admits personally worshiping Allah

A former church has been taken over and converted to a mosque in a rural North Carolina county, and a group of Christian pastors took part in the conversion ceremony in an effort to “show mutual respect” for their Muslim neighbors. Crosses have been removed from the former church’s facade and steeple, and mosque leader […]

Donald Trump Plans ‘Direct’ Speech to Muslims About Radical Islamic Terror

President Donald Trump will visit Saudi Arabia during his first multi-national trip overseas, meeting with the leaders of more than 50 Muslim countries.Trump will deliver “an inspiring, yet direct speech on the need to confront radical ideology,” according to National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, who briefed reporters on the president’s trip. He added that Trump […]

Muslim Leaders Invited to Summit with Trump: Saudi Media

King Abdullah II of Jordan, Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and Niger’s Mahamadou Issoufou are among leaders invited by Saudi King Salman for a summit with US President Donald Trump. The Arab-Islamic-American Summit will be among a series of talks expected to be held in Riyadh on May 20-21, Saudi officials said. Trump has frequently been […]

Top Muslim cleric lashes out against abortion, globalization

From his seat in Egypt, the leading religious authority in Sunni Islam has lashed out at supporters of abortion rights, sexual reassignment and globalization, saying they aim to “annihilate all Abrahamic religions.” In a meandering address to a conference held Tuesday, Grand Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb, head of Egypt’s Al-Azhar, suggested that terrorism was not a […]

Army places Muslim chaplain in charge of ministering to 14,000 troops

In January, Lt. Col. Khallid Shabazz received the call every Army chaplain dreams of, the call that validates years of intense study and hard work toward keeping the U.S. military in good spiritual health. He was offered the job of chaplain for an entire division, an honor for anyone in his field but a milestone […]

Christian University Now Has Muslim Prayer Room

McMurry University has its own Muslim prayer room — for Muslim students at a Christian university. The College Fix reports that the Texas Methodist university recently dedicated one of its residential dorms for daily Muslim prayers. The solemn ceremony actually occurred a month ago, but McMurry has not heavily promoted the prayer room’s existence beyond […]

Muslim Group Demands Franklin Graham Be Lopped From Inauguration

The Council on American-Islamic Relations has demanded that President-elect Donald Trump scrap his plans to have the Rev. Franklin Graham among the clergy at Friday’s inauguration. The group labeled Graham a “notorious Islamophobe.” “If President-elect Trump truly seeks to unite our nation as he promised in his acceptance speech, he will limit the list of […]