The Lunar New Year joins a slate of Christian, Jewish and Muslim holy days when public school students will have a day off to celebrate.
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A spokesman for the exiled World Uyghur Congress, condemned the event as “an open provocation to the Islamic faith.”
(RNS) Taslima Nasrin, a Bangladeshi gynecologist, novelist and poet, made the move after death threats from al-Qaida in the Indian Subcontinent, which claimed credit for the killing of another Bangladeshi atheist last month.
(RNS) Beau Latif Scurich and his wife, Naila Baloch, are the first married couple to share a full-time Muslim chaplaincy position at a U.S. college.
To legally avoid running an anti-Muslim group’s proposed ads, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has now banned all political, religious and advocacy ads.
It won the top prize at her group’s “Drawing Mohammad” contest in Garland, Texas, before two men armed with assault rifles wounded a security guard in the parking lot.
(RNS) It’s “All in the Family” meets “The Cosby Show” with a focus on issues confronting Muslim-Americans. And while most teaching-tool efforts are dull, this one is funny in a late-night comedy club kind of way.
(RNS) Muslims will grow, “nones” will lose market share and Christians will hold steady, according to new projections from the Pew Research Center.
A foundation is funding two new galleries at the British Museum at a time when historic sites in Iraq are under attack by militants of the Islamic State.