Islam

Philadelphia commission probing 'disturbing' video

May 6, 2019

A Philadelphia city commission says it's investigating an event last month at which Muslim children were captured on video speaking in Arabic about beheadings and the liberation of one of Jerusalem's most sensitive holy sites.

Libyan commander urges troops to press fight to take Tripoli

May 6, 2019

A Libyan army commander whose forces are advancing on Tripoli is rallying his fighters on in defiance of U.N. calls for a weeklong cease-fire

A look at the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan

May 6, 2019

A look at Ramadan, Islam's holy month of dawn-to-dusk fasting, which for many Muslims begins Monday

Brunei death penalty moratorium applied to new Shariah laws

May 6, 2019

Brunei's sultan says a moratorium on capital punishment is in effect for new Shariah criminal laws including stoning people for gay sex and adultery that sparked an outcry

Month of Ramadan fasting for many Muslims begins Monday

May 5, 2019

Muslims in Southeast Asia and much of the Middle East, including in Iraq and Saudi Arabia, are starting the month of Ramadan on Monday

Muslim society: 'Disturbing' video of children wasn't vetted

May 5, 2019

The Muslim American Society says "disturbing" video showing children speaking in Arabic about sacrifice and chopping off heads wasn't vetted before being posted on its Philadelphia chapter's Facebook page

Iraqi TV drama back after 7 years, just in time for Ramadan

May 5, 2019

A Baghdad studio is filming Iraq's first TV drama in 7 years, as the arts come to life again in the capital after 16 years of war

Landlord settles discrimination case with Muslim father, son

May 3, 2019

A $675,000 settlement has been reached in a lawsuit against a Denver landlord who refused to rent a restaurant building to a Muslim father and son

Lebanon calls on Iran to release citizen who is US resident

May 3, 2019

Lebanon calls on Iran to use the upcoming holy month of Ramadan to grant amnesty to a Lebanese citizen who is also a U.S. resident imprisoned there for more than three years

Facebook bans 'dangerous individuals' cited for hate speech

May 3, 2019

Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and others from its platform and from Instagram saying they violated its ban against hate and violence

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