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Muslim cleric who hid Christians during attacks honored in the US

Muslim cleric who hid Christians during attacks honored in the US

(CNN) — The US government is honoring an 83-year-old Muslim cleric who hid 262 Christians in his home and mosque during an attack in central Nigeria. Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, along with four religious leaders from Sudan, Iraq, Brazil and Cyprus, were awarded the 2019 the International Religious Freedom Award, which is given to advocates of […]

A faith-based aid revolution in the Muslim world?

A faith-based aid revolution in the Muslim world?

Every year, somewhere between US$200 billion and $1 trillion are spent in “mandatory” alms and voluntary charity across the Muslim world, Islamic financial analysts estimate. At the low end of the estimate, this is 15 times more than global humanitarian aid contributions* in 2011. Islam requires Muslims to give a portion of their wealth to charity […]

Dearborn employee terminated for racist Facebook post on Muslim model

A Dearborn employee under fire for a racist comment he wrote on Facebook has been terminated. Bill Larion’s post was made about a Muslim model who posed for Sports Illustrated. He commented on another news organization’s Facebook page under the photo saying, “Cute picture should be on the cover of Camels are us.” Larion was […]

Suspect arrested after admitting to making bomb threat toward Benton Harbor mosque

Suspect arrested after admitting to making bomb threat toward Benton Harbor mosque

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — A New Buffalo man was arrested and held at the Berrien County Jail Friday after he allegedly called in a false bomb threat to a Benton Harbor-area mosque, according to Benton Township Police Department. Officers with the department were made aware of the bomb threat made towards the Islamic Association of Southwest […]

Interfaith worshippers pray for Sri Lanka bombing victims

Interfaith worshippers pray for Sri Lanka bombing victims

The day after devastating, coordinated attacks claimed over 300 lives in Sri Lanka, a group of interfaith worshippers gathered to offer prayers for the victims and their families. Muslims, Christians, Jews and members of other faiths gathered Monday evening for a sunset memorial service to remember the victims and survivors of the Easter Sunday terrorist […]

Sri Lankan Bomb Attacks On Hotels, Churches: 20 Minutes Of Carnage

Sri Lankan Bomb Attacks On Hotels, Churches: 20 Minutes Of Carnage

Bomb blasts ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing 290 and injuring 500 people, in the first major attack on the Indian Ocean island since the end of a civil war 10 years ago. Here is a timeline of the explosions and subsequent events on Sunday Many of the […]