Valentine's Day

Top Pakistani Court Confirms Ban on Haram Valentine’s Day

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) in Muslim-majority Pakistan on Tuesday sustained its decision to outlaw Valentine’s Day celebrations and the promotion of the February 14 Christian holiday across the country, ordering authorities to take action on revelers.

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

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.

Nude in SF (Gypsy Taub /

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.”

Samuel Corum - Anadolu Agency/AFP