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US Muslims React to Supreme Court's Approval of Travel Ban

WASHINGTON – The US Supreme Court ruled on June 26 in favor of President Donald Trump’s travel ban, stirring swift reactions from Muslims and non-Muslims across the American society. In the 5-4 opinion written by Chief Justice John Roberts, the court found that Trump’s executive order, restricting travel from several Muslim countries to US, fell …

Muslim Group Hosts "Not Trump's Iftar" Outside White House

WASHINGTON, DC – A leading American Muslim group will host a “NOT Trump’s Iftar” fast-breaking meal (iftar) outside the White House in partnership with other civil rights organizations on Wednesday. The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) said it “has witnessed an unprecedented spike in bigotry targeting American Muslims and members of other minority groups …

Trump Praises Muslims in Ramadan Message

WASHINGTON, DC – In his message to the American Muslim community, US President Donald Trump has marked the start of Ramadan in a statement in which he lauded “the richness Muslims add to the religious tapestry of American life.” “With the rising of tonight’s moon, I send my greetings and best wishes to all Muslims …

US Muslims Voice Concerns as Court Considers Travel Ban

WASHINGTON – Immigrants, refugees, and American community activists rallied in Washington D.C. on April 25 as the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Hawaii to determine if President Donald Trump’s travel ban is legal. “Many Muslims and Somalis living in Minnesota have really been confused,” Jaylani Hussein, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations …

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Twitter Still Boiling in Reaction to Trump's Vulgar Statement

A lot of controversy and angry comments swept social media after US President Donald Trump’s reported description of African nations, El Salvador and Haiti as “***hole” countries.  American people took it upon their shoulders to react to their president’s offensive statement that reignited accusations of racism and ignorance. The following is a random sample of reactions on Twitter following the …

Phoenix Designers Create Hijab Line for Muslims

In a bid to defend their proud identity as American Muslims, two young women from Phoenix are making inroads into the world of modest fashion by running an affordable line of scarves or hijab, taking a stand against hate-filled rhetoric of President Trump.

Muslim Roasts Trump in W. House Correspondents’ Dinner

Becoming the first sitting president to skip the event in 0ver 30 years, American President Donald Trump was roasted in the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, but that didn’t keep “Daily Show” comedian Hasan Minhaj from addressing “the elephant not in the room.”

What Do We Tell Our Daughters About Trump?

Wa ‘alaikumus-salaam wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh Nazeera, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. First of all, I extend my dua to you and your family and all of those experiencing great turmoil and difficulty in these times. May Allah grant you all ease and comfort, and protect you from the trials and …

Protection of Refugees in Shariah & International Law

Protection of Refugees in Shariah & International Law (Part 1)

As I watch in dismay, like millions around the world, the ongoing troubling situations in the US with regard to the latest decision by the new US administration to ban refugees from certain Muslim countries, and all what this has led to, i.e. chaos, rebuke, condemnations and protests sweeping the entire country, I find myself …



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