WASHINGTON – Republican presidential front-runner’s call for a ban on Muslims entering the United States draws fierce criticism and accusations that he is playing to Americans’ fears, a day after President Barack Obama called for religious tolerance.
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PARIS (RNS) In this weekend’s regional elections, the fledgling Union of French Muslim Democrats party seeks to counter a rising tide of Islamophobia and give France’s five million Muslims a greater political voice.
(RNS) Nigerians, both Christian and Muslim, hope their new president is better-suited to battle Boko Haram insurgents, despite being a Muslim himself.
(RNS) Some Nigerians fear that another term for Goodluck Jonathan would mean the emergence of more Muslim extremist groups in addition to Boko Haram. And they are willing to pin their hopes on a Muslim candidate.
HAR HOMA, West Bank (Reuters) “Whoever moves to establish a Palestinian state or intends to withdraw from territory is simply yielding territory for radical Islamic terrorist attacks against Israel.”
(RNS) Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan has been sharply criticized for his management of the Boko Haram crisis and some Western leaders suggested the postponement was a last-ditch effort to shore up his vote.
(RNS) Election night was a mixed bag for atheists, but they remain optimistic a new website for atheist voters will grow and gain voters’ support.
(RNS) This pervasive agenda isn’t just about winning elections. It is about ushering in a new era of division and repression, in which American citizens fundamentally distrust and loathe each other and thus are easily manipulated.
(RNS) Is it a sin not to vote? Or a virtue? Some disappointed Christians on both sides of the aisle — especially evangelicals and Catholics — are advocating the merits of boycotting the ballot box on Nov. 6. By David Gibson.