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Saudi Arabia has issued a list of 50 names new parents are banned from giving their children, including Linda, Lauren, Sandy and Amir.
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Noah , the Biblical epic from Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky, has been banned in several Middle Eastern countries, since officials there believe the script is contradictory to Islam.
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BBC Three's Free Speech programme was broadcast from Birmingham Central Mosque last night, and one of the topics set to be debated was homosexuality and Islam.
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Islam is the world's second largest religion and has shown a significant increase over the last decade in many countries, including the United States.
"The sound of a basketball bouncing in the gym early in the morning is spiritual for me," says Jamaal Diwan, imam of the Islamic Center of Irvine , and that quote alone shows that the 30-year-old is no ordinary holy man.
Tens of thousands chant anti-government slogans as they march through Istanbul after death of teenager injured in street protests last year The funeral procession for a teen who died on Tuesday from injuries suffered during last year's anti-government protests.
Over a decade after 9/11, Islam is a smear -- and little boys are treated like suspects.
Tens of thousands of mourners chanting anti-government slogans marched through central Istanbul yesterday for the funeral of a teenager wounded in street protests last summer whose death has sparked renewed unrest across Turkey.
Darrell Ezell, an expert in the role of religion in international diplomacy, will speak in Huntsville, Ala., on Thursday, March 13, 2014, on 'Political Islam and U.S.-Iranian Diplomatic Relations.'
A series of films from around the world will be shown beginning March 17 at Appalachian State University.
Courtesy of Al Jazeera I got to reading about the case of a group of Tunisian sex workers whose livelihood was violently taken away from them all in the name of morality, subsequently leaving them dependent on the state and the charity of others for support.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 - The Malaysian Islamic Development Department has slammed the efforts of those who engaged bomoh to search for flight MH370.
SUARAM and Aliran have told the UN Human Rights Council that Christianity and other minority religions in Malaysia are increasingly under siege as right-wing Islamist groups threaten, with apparent impunity, the constitutional right of all Malaysians to freely practice their chosen faith.
Already facing a severe criticism for issuing a decree to allow second marriage to a Muslim male without his wife's consent, the Council of Islamic Ideology has now decreed to permit the marriage of young children.
Turkey's Religious Affairs Directorate has issued a fatwa stating that kangaroo meat and grasshoppers are 'halal' food, but Islam bans eating 'badgers, martens, weasels, beavers and sea otters.'
I was very fortunate in the summer of 2004 to be a participant in a US government-funded study tour to Malaysia and Indonesia .