Articles Tagged with Muslim

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 »

Angela Box: 3rd Grade Teacher Wants Ebola To ‘Take Out Obama’ [Video]

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Angela Box, the former third grade teacher at Ray Daily Elementary school in west Houston, Texas, resigned with pay. Box made racists comments about President Barack Obama and Muslims on a local political program in November. In one episode of the local conservative political show Tommy’s Garage, Box jokingly had this to say. “Can’t Ebola… 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 »

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 »

Oklahoma Police Captain Removed From Command After Refusing To Visit Mosque

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Oklahoma police captain Paul Fields says he was punished for refusing to visit a Tulsa mosque he believed followed “radical Islam” teachings. Captain Fields was ordered to participate in an event which he considered a “proselytizing” Islamic worship service at the mosque. The Tulsa police captain said he was ordered to tell the Oklahoma police… 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 »

Dalai Lama Decrys Anti-Muslim Violence During Birthday Celebration

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Tenzin Gyasto, the 14th Dalai Lama, celebrated his 79th birthday with an address in which he spoke out against violence targeting Muslim minorities in Myanmar and Sri Lanka. The Dalai Lama spoke before tens of thousands of Buddhists, CNN reports. Hollywood actor Richard Gere was among the crowd there to hear the Buddhist leader speak… Read more »

Ban On Face Veils Is Upheld By European Court Of Human Rights

A woman wears a burqa and veil to cover her face in public.

France’s 2010 law banning burqas in public places has been upheld by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). Advocates in France claimed the prohibition of face veils in public encourages citizens to “live together.” According to the Guardian, the law not only bans the wearing of face veils, but also balaclavas and hoods. Essentially,… Read more »