Following the presidential elections, a wave of anxiety has hit the Muslim American community as well as other minorities mainly due to rising well documented cases of violence, harassment and hate in light of the election.
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Many news about celebrities, Islam and Muslims have made headlines during the year 2016. In this mini-file, we offer you a glimpse of the headlines that were most interesting to our readers during the year 2016, hoping you would enjoy them.
After a year full of developments on various levels from religion to politics, curtains have drawn to close 2016. During this year, many articles have stolen the spotlight and gripped the attention of our readers.
Facing many challenges in a traumatic year, waves of anti-Muslim hate speech, fear mongering and Islamophobia, Muslims resorted to online activism in 2016, spreading viral hashtags to speak for themselves.
In a year full of challenges, Muslim athletes offered the best ambassadors to their faith in different tournaments. Giving young Muslims a role model to follow, their achievements varied in different games, shining in Rio De Janeiro Olympic Games medals.
As the world welcomes a new year, we in AboutIslam want to welcome 2017 by relating the Top Ten (in our opinion) inspiring stories of hijabi Muslims making history around the world in 2016.
2016 has seen a host of some of Muslim figures pass away. From scholars and sportsmen to celebrities, we want to remember these well-known figures who are no longer with us.
Muslims make up about 1 percent of America`s 322 million population, according to a Pew research study released in January, 2016.
The US presidential election of 2016 is prescribed to occur on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Voters will select presidential electors, who in turn will vote for a new president and vice president through the Electoral College.
As millions of Syrians fled their country, those arriving in the West have been able to offer a shinning role model for many citizens, thus presenting solid evidence that all is not lost when there is hope.
WORLD CAPITALS – Muslims around the world welcome on Monday, September 12, `Eid Al-Adha, or “Feast of Sacrifice”, which mark the end of the Hajj season.