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His Zulu Nation group, formed in the 1970s to combat street violence, soon began incorporating Nation of Islam teachings in its rhetoric.
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Despite worldwide religious strife, Muslims, Jews and Christians all hark from faith traditions that originate with the prophet Abraham.
A BBC investigation has found that the Ashraf-ul Madares madrassa in Kunduz province preaches that listening to radio, watching television and taking photos are un-Islamic activities and that women should not work outside their homes.
"Why would a Jewish congregation invite a Muslim woman to speak about Muslim women's issues?" When the journalist who had read the announcement of my talk in a Jewish newsletter asked me this question, I thought, "why not?" Yet, the presentation "Muslim Women between Liberation and Oppression" that I gave last Wednesday to an audience at ... (more)
From the corner of his family's bustling courtyard, El Hadji Fally Diallo looked out approvingly at his large extended family.
I have just emerged from a 12 hour suspension of my Face Book posting privileges.
Believed to be the only North American site for the Bektashi order, a mystical branch of Islam, the tekke -- or lodge, a significant spiritual center -- has been a haven for followers to celebrate holy days, share ethnic dishes, speak an ancestral language and seek spiritual guidance.
FULL TITLE: 'Britain's first and only Muslim drag queen' banned from discussing homosexuality in BBC 'Free Speech' debate in mosque The British Pakistani drag artist regularly appears on the cabaret and club scene and makes glamorous music videos, often with a comedy edge.
The makers of BBC3's Free Speech have denied censoring a debate about being gay and Muslim, saying the topic was pulled because of security concerns after threats were received by the mosque where the programme was filmed.
Obviously frustrated after a week of futile search not yielding any concrete clues on the location of its missing Boeing 777 used for the ill-fated Flight 370, Malaysian Airlines turned to a witch doctor on Friday to help find the jet.
On the other hand, as far as I'm aware, American atheists and humanists have no plans to bring any separation-of-church-and-state suits against the City of Minneapolis, for its observance at City Hall last month of " Hijab Day ".
Malian masons on Friday began rebuilding mausoleums in the historic city of Timbuktu destroyed by Islamists during their occupation of the country's north, the United Nations said.
Thousands of worshipers prayed in the streets of Jerusalem on Friday after Israeli authorities imposed new restrictions on Palestinians' right to pray inside the holy Al-Aqsa compound.
Parti QuA©bA©cois leader Pauline Marois tackled the issue of radical Islam in Quebec during a radio interview Friday morning, telling Radio-Canada's Marie-France Bazzo that the phenomenon is "not a very major threat" but that she believes "there is a risk" involved.
The My Yesha Shabbat pamphlet, sponsored by the Yesha Council, features an article this week calling Israel "the Land of the Jews" - by none other than a Muslim Sheikh.
Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim called for an immediate and thorough investigation into the bomoh activities at KLIA that is "insulting Islam" and also making the country a laughing stock around the world.