Valentine's Day

Pakistani men protest against Valentine's Day celebrations in Karachi on February 12, 2017

Glazov: Hating Valentine’s

Today, February 14, is Valentine’s Day, the sacred day that intimate companions mark to celebrate their love and affection for one another.


Top Shi’ite Cleric: Muslims Permitted to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

JAFFA, Israel – A top Shi’ite cleric astounded his followers by saying that celebrating Valentine’s Day is not a transgression. Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani of Iraq, one of the most eminent Shi’ite clergyman, decreed that observing the Christian festival of

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S.F. Nude Parade for Valentine’s Day

On Saturday, San Francisco nudists marched from Castro and Market streets to City Hall to hold the “Valentine’s Nude Love Parade,” to celebrate “love,” according to its organizer.


Pakistan Bans Valentine’s Day as ‘Insult to Islam’

Pakistani Minister for the Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has ordered a ban on Valentine’s Day for the capital city of Islamabad, promising “strict action” against anyone caught engaged in outward celebration of the festivity.

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What Obama’s Valentine Story Says About His Islamic Extremism Response

The president’s speech at the conference on combating violent extremism Wednesday wasn’t nearly as bad as some of his other recent statements on the topic. He did not repeat the silly claim that ISIS is not Islamic. He did not refer to the Crusades or the Inquisition. And he at least attempted to explain why he refuses to adopt the phrase “Islamic extremist.”

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Johnny Cash Letter to June Carter Named Most Romantic of All Time

Ahead of Valentine’s Day, a British-based poll asked online users to vote on the most romantic love letters of all time. It likely comes as no surprise to many on this side of the pond that one written by Johnny Cash was voted number one, all-time.