Articles Tagged with Islam

High School Vocabulary Lesson Referencing Islam Has NC Town In Uproar

This lesson referencing Islam was taught at a NC school.

A North Carolina town is in an uproar this week as parents fear that a high school vocabulary lesson referencing Islam was intended to push the religion on students. The assignment was attached to a World Literature course, in which lessons are connected to different cultures. Now, the local police are even being accused of… Read more »

Muslim Scholar’s Tweets Causes A Stir In Saudi Arabia

Muslim leader sparks controversy when he says women are not required to cover their faces in public.

Saudi cleric caused a stir and received death threats after posting comments about women’s veils on Twitter. Muslim scholar Ahmad Aziz Al Ghamdi was recently asked by a woman if she had to wear the traditional face veil when sharing a picture of herself on social media. Being the former head of the Commission for… Read more »

Saudi Arabia: Women Arrested For Violating Driving Ban

Activist filmed herself driving in Saudi Arabia before her arrest.

In Saudi Arabia, where it is illegal for women to be behind the wheel, two women have been arrested for driving their cars. Two activists for women’s rights in Saudi Arabia were arrested for violating the ban against female drivers in the muslim nation, and authorities have extended their time in jail. One of the… Read more »

Religion Will Be Gone ‘In A Generation,’ Top Scientist Claims

Religion Going Away, Top Scientist Claims

Religion is living on borrowed time. Lawrence Krauss, a self-described antitheist (or person who actively opposes the existence of religion) and collaborator with atheist scientist Richard Dawkins on The Unbelievers, believes in at least one thing: if you talk about religions in a certain way, children will stop believing within a generation or two. When… Read more »

Polygamous Muslims Are Allowed To Have Four Wives On Welfare?

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Over the course of Barack Obama’s tenure as President of the United States, Muslims have been receiving more recognition and benefits. As a result, businesses have followed Obama’s lead and they too are catering to Muslim tastes. The Inquisitr reported numerous times when such has taken place. During the month of Ramadan, it was reported… Read more »

Marine Dad Banned From School Over Five Pillars Of Islam Essay Protest

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A Marine dad was banned from school over a “Five Pillars of Islam” essay assignment at La Plata High School in Maryland. Marine dad, Kevin Wood, an Iraq war veteran, said his daughter’s class was issued a mandatory assignment regarding the Islam religion. When he asked for an alternate homework assignment not related to the… Read more »

Bill Maher Deemed A Bigot And A Racist By Berkeley Student Protesters

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Bill Maher is a racist and bigot, according to Berkeley students that plan on protesting a graduation speech slated to be given by the HBO comedian. University of California-Berkeley students are collecting signatures on a petition to thwart plans to have Maher appear at the annual graduation ceremony next year. Berkeley protester believe Bill Maher… Read more »

Is The Islamic Salafist Movement The New Nazism In Germany?

Islamic State

Despite its recognition of being a terrorist organization by news outlets as well as governments around the world, the Islamic State has garnered a following of supporters for their cause not just in the Middle East, but in other countries as well. The Inquisitr has stayed up-to-date on these stories, including instances when people outside… Read more »

Reyhaneh Jabbari, Iranian Woman Who Killed Her Rapist, Hanged By Iran

Reyhaneh Jabbari

Reyhaneh Jabbari, the Iranian woman who killed her alleged rapist in 2007 and was sentenced to death in 2009, has been hanged. Prosecutors alleged that in 2007, Jabbari bought a knife two days prior to stabbing Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, a former official in Iran’s intelligence service, according to this Inquisitr report. Jabbari’s defense — that… Read more »

Chinese Government Does Not Tolerate Muslim Jihad, Executes 13 Terrorists

Muslim Jihadist

Worldwide Islamic terrorism has become one of the biggest issues for many nations, especially when it comes to being a threat to a country’s homeland security. The Inquisitr has been up-to-date when it comes to the latest Islamic terrorist activities, primarily from the Islamic State. Apparently, the Islamic State intercepted an air drop of weaponry… Read more »

Mahmoud Abbas: Jews Who Visit The Temple Mount Are A ‘Herd Of Cattle’

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The conflict between Israel and Palestine has been ongoing for quite some time, but has taken an upturn in aggression this year. The Inquisitr reported on the volleys between the two. Just recently, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamine Netanyahu slammed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for Holocaust and genocide denial. On the other hand, Abbas has threatened… Read more »

Fort Hood Shooter Nidal Hasan Sends Letter To Pope Praising Jihad

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Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan wrote a letter to Pope Francis, voicing support for jihad connected with his views to radical Islam. Even though the Defense Department deemed the 2009 mass shooting at Fort Hood as “workplace violence,” Hasan stated multiple times in the letter to the pope that he was a soldier of Allah…. Read more »

Bill Maher Sides With Rand Paul And Rages On Against Islam

Bill Maher, But I'm Not Wrong

Bill Maher has been stirring up controversy even more than usual, focusing his fight against religion of Islam. After an exchange between him and Ben Affleck on his show, Bill Maher is still raging on against Muslims, claiming that Islam is the most evil of all the organized belief systems. But Bill Maher might not… Read more »