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Saudi Arabia Silent on Reports of Mecca Imam’s Arrest

Officials in Saudi Arabia have yet to confirm or deny reports this week that Sheikh Dr. Saleh bin Mohammed Al Talib, imam and preacher of the Grand Holy Mosque on Mecca, has been arrested. 

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Palestinian Union Threatens Artists With Expulsion Over Performance at Israeli Culture Festival

JERUSALEM – In keeping with the Palestinian Authority’s “anti-normalization” policy – in which taking part in any joint activity with Israelis is perceived to be fraternizing with the enemy – an artists’ union threatened expulsion for any Palestinians who took up an invite to participate in last month’s prestigious famed Mekudeshet Festival in Jerusalem.

Catalan autonomous police officers, known as Mosso d'Esquadra, detain a cuffed suspect in Ripoll during a search linked to the deadly terror attacks in Barcelona and the seaside resort of Cambrils on August 18, 2017, a day after a van ploughed into the crowd, killing 14 persons and injuring over …

Islamic Imam Thought to be Key Figure in Spanish Terror Cell

BARCELONA — A police official in Spain says an imam whose home was searched as part of the investigation into two deadly vehicle attacks is believed to be the radicalizing force behind the cell of young men — and is

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Islamic Leader Faces Deportation for Visa Fraud

An Imam in New Haven, Connecticut, is facing deportation after being ordered for removal out of the U.S. for allegedly defrauding a foreign national visa program.

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Fake News: Man Who Claimed Mom Died Due to Trump ‘Ban’ Lied

An Iraqi-American man who made headlines earlier this week by claiming that his ailing mother had died because of President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration lied, according to the imam of his local mosque, Detroit’s Fox 2 reported Wednesday.

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Saudi Academic: End Gender Segregation In Islam

TEL AVIV – A Saudi academic has called on Muslims to adapt themselves to the modern age by reforming mosques to be more like churches, with mixed prayers, seating and dim lighting, and to change the “fanatical and sexualized” perception