In The Name Of God The Most Merciful, Most Compassionate

Feb13

Are Europeans more anti-Muslim than Americans?

By: John Lloyd Source: Saudi Gazette A POLL on European attitudes toward immigration, Islam and terrorism, partly disclosed this week, found that a majority of Europeans don’t want any more Muslim immigration. That is, they appear willing to support the ban which US President Donald Trump is seeking to impose in the United States, presently being challenged by the courts. The poll, still not complete, surveyed 10,000 people in ten European states, and was conducted by Chatham House, the semi-official foreign affairs institute in Britain. Responses to the most controversial issue, on Muslim immigration, were released in summary form before the bulk of the survey. It was designed to show the...

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Feb12

Hijabi designer hopes to make a big positive impact

By: AFP Source: Yahoo News Raised in Ohio by a Korean mother and a Palestinian father, Sarah Musa shocked her parents when she decided to wear the headscarf at age 17. Today, the 33-year-old Musa works in New York as a ready-to-wear designer but dreams of creating her own label — modest-looking fashion that will be worn by customers regardless of whether or not they are religious. Ten years into her career, she has worked for Ralph Lauren, Anna Sui, Carolina Herrera and now Club Monaco, where she is a senior technical designer. “I’m making beautiful clothes and women can choose how they wear it,” the elegant young woman told AFP in an interview. “I would...

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Feb09

New report sheds light on extremist violence in the US and Muslims

By: Robert Valencia Source: Mic.com It’s been a tough couple of weeks for Muslims in the United States. First, President Donald Trump signed an executive order barring refugees and travelers from seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States. Then, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway justified said ban by fabricating a “Bowling Green Massacre,” falsely claiming two Iraqi refugees carried out an attack that never took place. The ongoing court battle over Trump’s travel ban, which some have deemed unconstitutional, has invoked the president’s long history of anti-Muslim rhetoric. As part of the effort to block Trump’s order, attorneys...

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