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'My Son Was Terrified': Alienating UK Muslims on the Rise

LONDON – “Do you like Daesh or are you affiliated to them?” This was the question a school official gave to a 13-year-old British Muslim student at a school in London, UK, The Guardian reported. The Muslim mother, Ifhat Smith, was shocked when she ultimately realized her child had been questioned under the government’s Prevent …

Terrorists Get 25 Years in Prison in Kansas Plot to Kill Muslims

KANSAS – Three men who were convicted of plotting to blow up a Kansas apartment complex where Somali refugees lived have each been sentenced to at least 25 years in prison, the Justice Department said on Friday. “Today’s sentence is a significant victory against hate crimes and domestic terrorism,” acting US Attorney General Matthew Whitaker …

What You Need To Know About Terrorist Attack Targeting NY Muslims

NEW YORK – Like a scene from a movie, the Pakistani Sufi cleric Mubarak Ali Gilani, set up Islamberg, a Muslim community in rural New York in the 1980s which today has about 200 residents. Meant to be a commune comprised of mostly African-American Muslims escaping inner NY city violence, it is a far cry …

Imams Condemn Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting (Posts)

Imams Condemn Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting (Posts)

According to the Prophet’s Companions, a funeral passed by the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings upon him) and he stood up.  It was said to him, “It is a Jew.” The Prophet said, “Is it not a soul?” (Bukhari and Muslim) He believed that every life is precious. Imams Condemn Pittsburgh Shooting Many Imams and scholars …

Wajahat Ali: A Snapshot of 'Muslim Fireman'

NEW YORK – American media dub him as the “Muslim fireman” or the guy called upon to explain Islam to America, while he much rather prefers the “Muslim gardener,” Wajahat Ali says with a smile. “You know, planting some seeds and maybe eating a mango or two.” It’s hard to imagine Ali sitting still long, …

Three Injured in a London Mosque 'Hate Crime' Crash

LONDON –Muslims woke up on Wednesday to the horrible news of a car attack outside a London mosque which led to the injury of three people by a driver who was “shouting anti-Islamic taunts.” The Hussaini Association, which had organized a lecture at the Islamic center in Cricklewood near Edgware Road, described it as a …

"Why Are Muslims So Backward?" A Youth Wonders

"Why Are Muslims So Backward?" A Youth Wonders

The other day a young man came to me in the MSA and asked me a very difficult question. Like many people of our generation, he was struggling to make sense of what is happening in the world today; why the Muslim world was always in the news, typically in a negative manner? His question …

Muslims Face Disproportionate Media Coverage: Study

LONDON – Two British teenagers were imprisoned for 10 and 12 years respectively for what the judge, Justice Cheema-Grubb said, “was not wishful thinking or fantasy, it was a real plot… You planned to murder teachers and pupils at your school in North Yorkshire by shooting them in a re-enactment of the Columbine massacre… (and …

150-Year Sentence Sought for Quebec Mosque Attacker

150-Year Sentence Sought for Quebec Mosque Attacker

QUEBEC – Crown lawyers have decided that Alexandre Bissonnette deserves to receive the longest sentence in Canadian history with 150 years in prison for killing six and injuring 19 Muslims in Quebec Mosque in Canada. “Bissonnette’s crimes are despicable, repugnant … and equate to terrorism,” said Crown prosecutor, Thomas Jacques, at the killer’s sentencing hearing …

Equating Islam to Terrorism Is Foolish: Pope

ROME – In an interview with an Italian local newspaper, Pope Francis has slammed claims linking Islam with terrorism, saying that is completely false and “foolish” “It might be coming out of many people’s mouths, but this equation is a lie and it is foolish,” Francis said in the interview published by L’Eco di Bergamo …



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