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

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Egypt’s Top Clerics Reject Government-Issued Moderate Islamic Sermons

Earlier this month, the Egyptian government began drafting mandatory anti-extremist sermons for Muslim clerics, complete with time limits to ensure speedy delivery with minimal ad-libbing. The program has not gone over well, with Egypt’s top scholars rejecting the sermons as too superficial and restrictive.

Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa speaks during a conference held by the Awqaf (Religious Affairs) Ministry headquarters in Cairo, in this May 25, 2015 file photo. REUTERS/MOHAMED ABD EL GHANY - RTX1EH2E

Declassified 28 Pages Suggest 9/11 Link to L.A. Mosque

The newly-declassified 28 pages of a congressional inquiry into the 9/11 terrorist attacks has alleged possible connections to a Los Angeles, California mosque. The report alleges that two of the 9/11 hijackers were in contact with a Saudi diplomat who was

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Imam Denies Tie to Orlando Islamic Terror Attacker

In an interview that aired on Tuesday’s broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “On the Record,” fundamentalist Muslim Imam Abu Taubah denied reports that Orlando terrorist Omar Mateen attended his online seminary while refusing to condemn the stoning of women for adultery and saying that some journalists should be beheaded.

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EU Court Blasts Italy For Capturing, Deporting Imam

The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday condemned Italy over the 2003 kidnapping by the CIA of an Egyptian imam who had been granted political asylum by Italian authorities. Imam Osama Mustafa Hassan Nasr, better known as Abu Omar,

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