Islam

Militants from the Islamic State, also referred to as ISIS or ISIL, have beheaded another hostage with threats of performing another execution. British aid worker Alan Henning was the latest victim of the terrorist group in retaliation to American and allied forces airstrikes, and threaten to repeat the ghastly act.

The New York Police Department admitted last year that spying on Muslims was a massive waste of resources, money and time. A recent report reveals that the NYPD placed mosques under heavy surveillance by labeling the Islamic houses of worship as terrorists organizations.

Former Bad Boy Records artist Loon, now known as Amir Muhadith, has been battling a legal matter from his past that came to an unfortunate end this week. After an arrest in November 2011 in Belgium, Muhadith was slapped with drug charges, with the United States requesting he be extradited. On Tuesday (July 16), Muhadith […]

As the month-long observance of Ramadan begins at sundown today (July 8), prisoners at Guantánamo Bay, many who are Muslim, will be force fed despite a hunger strike and their religious obligations. Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, was the centerpiece of a video demonstrating the disturbing procedure at the prison.

On any given day there are tons of things swirling around in Chuck Woolery’s head. Those topics include, which Love Connection episode of himself he loves best, which is the best suit to have steamed and waiting in case Love Connection asks him back, and how to express his undying hatred for Muslims…because they’re all terrorists!

Saturday (April 6), protestors in the South Asian country of Bangladesh gathered for several demonstrations demanding that the government create an anti-blasphemy law and death penalty for bloggers who speak against Islam. 

Sukina Owen-Douglas and Tanya Muneera Williams, collectively known as Hip-Hop duo Poetic Pilgrimage, are taking on the challenge of fighting for women’s rights. The Jamaican-British Muslim converts are currently on an online fundraising drive for their upcoming documentary, Hip Hop Hijabis, that highlights the past three years of Poetic Pilgrimage’s growth and the barriers they help to […]

Indiana man Randolph Linn, charged with setting fire to the largest mosque in the Toledo area of Ohio in September, pleaded guilty Wednesday (December 19) while at the town’s U.S. District Court.  Linn said that after downing 45 beers while watching Fox News and its continual criticism of Muslims and Islam, the broadcast got him “riled […]

In the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the country has an oppressive hold on its female population. Silenced by a society that would rather the women be submissive and quiet, a young woman has taken a bold step to find expression via music and in turn, becomes the first female Hip-Hop artist of her homeland. Sosan Firooz, […]

Muslims around the world marked the end of the Ramadan holiday over the weekend, but one ceremony was tainted by the presence of none other than bacon. The NYPD is investigating the incident, which occurred at an event Sunday (Aug. 19) in New Dorp Beach on Staten Island, N.Y., where strips of bacon—consumption of which is […]

It’s hard out here for a rapper. So hard and sinister, in fact, that many artists find themselves turning to religion shortly after their industry days are over, with some even stepping in the pulpit to spread the gospel themselves. Others see the writing on the wall, and head for the high road, even sooner. Many […]

Somali Islamists killed two people and arrested over a dozen others for watching the World Cup on Television.   On Sunday and Monday, the militants from the Hizbul Islam group raided houses in the Mogadishu district of Somalia, which resulted in 2 deaths and 35 arrests. Hizhul Islam and Al Shabaab groups control a large amount […]