Monday, May 20, 2024

Martha Lee

Claims of Islamophobia at Hamline University Fail to Find Support among US Muslims, Islamists

Following Hamline University’s decision not to renew the contract of Erika López Prater, an adjunct professor who had shown paintings of Islam’s prophet Muhammed...

Western Islamists Respond to Qatar’s World Cup

Many Muslims will undoubtedly have a thrilling memory of the 2022 World Cup. Qatar became the first Middle Eastern country to host the event...

Saudis celebrate Halloween, Western Islamists Shocked

Arguments among Muslims regarding the permissibility of Halloween are not new, but this year they took place against a surprising background of Muslims dressed...

Islamists Welcome Infamous Social Media Star Andrew Tate into the Fold of Islam

The high-profile conversion of kickboxer and global influencer Andrew Tate to Islam may at first glance seem to be yet another silly example of...

For Western Islamists, Not Wearing Hijab Worse than Killing Protesters in Iran

As women in Iran have continued to remove and burn their hijabs in protest against the regime that killed 23-year-old Mahsa Amini in September,...

America’s Largest Islamist Organization Is in Big Trouble

Following its annual convention in early September, the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) was denounced by furious Islamists who pointed to an assortment...

Islamists Attack TV Series That Presents Muslims in Positive Light

Muslims’ mixed reactions to the recent TV series Ms. Marvel (streaming on Disney+), portraying a Muslim American superhero, illustrate the divide between Muslims and...

Islamist Imam Flees France Before Expulsion

France’s Council of State, the highest French administrative court, recently gave the green light to the expulsion of Moroccan-national Hassan Iquioussen, an imam who...

How Abortion Divides American Islamists

“Progressive” imams and activists in the United States have found themselves in a delicate position in the last few weeks. As the intra-Muslim debate...

France’s Islamist Challenge: A Top Issue for French Intellectuals

On October 16, 2020, French schoolteacher Samuel Paty was beheaded by an Islamist zealot after showing Charlie Hebdo cartoons of the prophet Muhammad to his class....

Macron Now Has a Modest Mandate to Counter Islamism in France

French President Emmanuel Macron won a second term on Sunday, easily defeating his opponent Marine Le Pen with more than 58% of the vote....

Charity Under Scrutiny for Zakat Practices Responds to Critic

A California-based Islamic estate planning attorney who scrutinizes the operations of Muslim nonprofits in the United States has challenged the administrative practices of a...

British NGO with Jihadist Ties Complains of ‘Persecution’ in France

Earlier this month, CAGE, an Islamist organization based in London, held an event in Paris to launch its latest report on the “state-sponsored persecution...

Islamist Partnership with LGBT Groups is “Heresy”

In a widely shared essay published on Muslim Matters, Islamist commentator Mobeen Vaid has laid out what appears to be the most comprehensive Islamist...

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