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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

Palestinian supporters of the Islamic Jihad movement attend a rally in Gaza City on March 29, 2008 urging Arab leaders gathered in for the Arab Summit in Damascus to support a bid to bridge the rift between rival Palestinian factions. President Bashar al-Assad opened a boycott-hit Arab summit today in …

HuffPo: Muhammad Was ‘History’s First Feminist’

In an astonishing feat of mental legerdemain, the Huffington Post has made the claim that the prophet Muhammad—who married 13 wives and taught that women have an intellect inferior to men’s—was actually an active promotor of women’s rights, the world’s “first feminist.”

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Muslim Women Decry Americans Donning Hijab in Solidarity: ‘Stand with Us…Against’ Sexist Islamism Ideology

In an op-ed at the Washington Post, Muslims Asra Q. Nomani and Hala Arafa are denouncing the left’s attempts to show “solidarity” with Muslims by inviting schoolgirls and women to don the hijab. Instead, they say Americans are getting “duped” by the Muslim sexist agenda and would rather see Americans stand against the ideology of Islamism that represses women and demands Muslim women cover themselves.