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A Muslim ethnic Uighur woman begs with her baby on a street in Urumqi, capital of China's Xinjiang region on July 2, 2010 ahead of the first anniversary of bloody violence that erupted between the region's Uighurs and members of China's majority Han ethnicity. The government says nearly 200 people …

Congress Urges Trump to Sanction China for Muslim Persecution

A bipartisan group of 17 members of Congress reportedly sent a letter Wednesday to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin requesting that they impose sanctions on China in response to the mass arrest and detention of Muslims in western Xinjiang province, where they are subject to torture in “political re-education camps.”

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Turkey Shuts Down French Language Programs in Response to Quran Reform Letter

Turkey banned universities in the country from accepting new students in their French language departments in response to a letter from prominent French personalities urging the Muslim world to abandon the violent passages that remain in the Quran, a Turkish official confirmed to Al Jazeera on Sunday.

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Pakistan’s High Court: Not Identifying Religious Faith Is ‘Betraying the State’

A top court in Pakistan recently issued a verdict that deems citizens who refuse to identify their religious faith guilty of “betraying the State” and “exploiting the Constitution,” which has established Islam as the country’s religion and the Quran as a collection of guiding principles behind all laws in the nation.

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GEERT WILDERS: Lessons from the East for the West

Self-loathing politicians and academics in the West should could learn much from the patriotic governments of Central Europe and the proud, self-confident societies they have fostered, writes Geert Wilders.

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Moroccan Intellectual Slammed for Denying ‘Miracles’ in the Quran

TEL AVIV — Moroccan intellectual , human rights activist and secularist Ahmed Assid has met with a storm of anger on social media after claiming that there is no proof of the miracles described in the Quran and for criticizing the larger Muslim world for advancing in science or technology.

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H.R. McMaster Endorsed Book That Advocates Quran-Kissing Apology Ceremonies  

A book on terrorism endorsed and touted by H.R. McMaster, the embattled White House National Security Adviser, calls on the U.S. military to respond to any “desecrations” of the Quran by servicemembers with an apology ceremony, and advocates kissing a new copy of the Quran before presenting the Islamic text to the local Muslim public.

A member of the Iraqi forces walks past a mural bearing the logo of the Islamic State (IS) group in a tunnel that was reportedly used as a training centre by the jihadists, on March 1, 2017, in the village of Albu Sayf, on the southern outskirts of Mosul. Iraqi …

Television Series About Islamic State Stirs Controversy In Saudi Arabia

A television show about the Islamic State group aired by the international Saudi station MBC, is stirring up controversy inside the kingdom and without, particularly among the Syrian opposition. The series, called “The Black Crows” portrays among other things ISIS’ treatment of woman, including the phenomenon of sex jihad.

A Muslim man holds a banner that reads "Ahok in jail = fair government" during a rally outside the North Jakarta court where Jakarta's Christian governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama is on trial in Jakarta on December 13, 2016. Hardline Muslims rallied on December 13 under heavy police guard outside the …

Indonesia Prosecutes Christian Governor for Blasphemy Against Qur’an

An Indonesian court will prosecute Jakarta’s Christian governor who has been accused of blasphemy against the Qur’an, a judge announced on Tuesday. A panel of judges rejected a petition by the legal defense team of governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known

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.”