RIO DE JANEIRO – Since the 2012 London Olympics, the world witnessed a record number of female Muslim athletes, with many of them winning medals. In the upcoming Rio Olympics, the number is expected to increase, with more Muslim countries delegating their female representatives to the world's largest international event.
A video showing a Syrian refugee's helping a local woman who was trying to sell an important gold necklace has gone viral, after choosing to help her from his money.
Donald Trump disparaging comments about Khizr and Ghazala Khan, the parents of an Army captain killed by a car bomb in Iraq in 2004, have triggered anger of American Muslims serving in the military.
In recognition of Muslim efforts in the state, California State Assembly recognized August 2016 as Muslim Appreciation and Awareness Month on Monday, at a time of increased anti-Muslim rhetoric.
The sudden decision by Dr. Mohamed Abdul-Azeez, an imam and writer, to move to Roseville, California, has been met by heartwarming feelings from his neighbors, who were afraid that Donald Trump's rhetoric forced their peaceful Muslim neighbors to move.
As the clock ticks toward the launch of Rio de Janeiro Olympic games, Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, the first American athlete to compete at the Olympics wearing a hijab, is aiming to use her sabre through bigotry which reached an all-time high last year.
Muslim women activists challenging Donald Trump's Islamophobic remarks kicked off #CanYouHearUsNow social media campaign on Monday, August 1, to send a powerful message on who they are and how they speak out.
The father of an American Muslim captain who was killed in 2004 blasted Donald Trump Saturday for suggesting his wife was "not allowed" to speak during a powerful speech at this week's Democratic National Convention.
An American Muslim woman had a heartwarming experience after a 90-year-old Jewish man approached her in a book store to express solidarity and apologize for the anti-Muslim prejudice she faces as a veiled woman.
Hillary Clinton’s formally accepted the Democratic presidential nomination, becoming the first woman to head the ticket of a major US party, taking a swipe at Republican rival Donald Trump.
As Donald Trump addressed an Iowa event to complain that waterboarding was not allowed, the father of an American Muslim captain who was killed in 2004 taught him a lesson on patriotism, liberty and equal protection of law.