Tag: Islam

Tommy Robinson

Tommy Robinson Letter Thanking Supporters Revealed

A letter claiming to be from jailed citizen journalist and street organiser Tommy Robinson and apparently written from his prison cell expresses thanks to his supporters for turning out for him in their thousands around the world.

Tomb of the Patriarchs

Israeli Police Destroy Bomb Found Near Hebron’s Tomb of the Patriarchs

Sappers detonated an improvised explosive device found near the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron on Sunday, police said. Border police manning a station just outside the tomb noticed the suspicious device and immediately cleared the area and summoned the sappers.

A Palestinian woman joins some 10,000 Palestinians in prayer at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque complex for their stricken leader Yasser Arafat, 05 November 2004, on the fourth Friday of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat appeared close to death at a military clinic outside Paris today, as …

WATCH: Muslim Worshipers Throw Stones, Chairs from Al-Aqsa Mosque

Two Palestinians were arrested on Thursday after a group of men inside the Al-Aqsa Mosque on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount hurled chairs, stones and other objects from the holy site, lightly hurting a tourist and an Israeli police officer.

Jeff Bezos

Amazon Gives In to Muslim Employee Ramadan Demands

Amazon has given in to demands from Muslim employees who requested various perks and work changes during Ramadan, which also coincides with Amazon’s biggest sale of the year.

View of an unidentified male suspect handcuffed to a bench in the Southeast Community Police Station, Los Angeles, California, April 24, 2015. The man had been arrested for solicitation of prostitution in the South Figueroa Street corridor by the LAPD's Human Trafficking Task Force. (Photo by Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images)

Malaysia Arrests 15 for Jihad Weapons Hoarding Plot

Authorities in Malaysia reportedly detained 15 suspected terrorists — including a student, a housewife, six Malaysians, six Filipinos, and a Bangladeshi restaurant owner — on Friday for allegedly smuggling firearms into the Muslim-majority country and plotting attacks on several non-Muslim places of worship.

A priest marks the forehead of a worshipper with ash during the Ash Wednesday mass

China Brainwashing Priests at ‘Patriotic’ Training Courses

The Chinese Communist Party, under Xi Jinping, has expanded its religious crackdown on Islam and Christianity to Taoism. In a column Friday, the Global Times cites a “patriotic” Taoist priest who insists the native Chinese religion is not Chinese enough without “core socialist values.”

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - FEBRUARY 20: A Turkish girl stands in a crowd of women wearing burqas during the Shia holy day Ashura February 20, 2005 in Istanbul, Turkey. Ashura is a Shia Muslim holy day, celebrated as the most important day of the longer Muharram festival. The Ashura festival commemorates …

Strong Majority of Brits Back Burqa Ban

Most Brits back a ban on Islamic burkas or niqabs, a new survey has found, and a significant portion said  Islam, in general, is not compatible with their British way of life.