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5 Things About Prophet Muhammad That Might Surprise You

Did you know the founder of Islam was a social revolutionary who championed women’s rights?

My Gay Hajj

How a gay Muslim’s pilgrimage led him to accept the religion that may not accept him.

What Is the Proper Islamic Response to Islamophobia?

Muhammad bore insults with patience, setting a precedent that all Muslims should follow.

Why Every Muslim Should Join the Islamic Caliphate

The true Caliphate fulfills Prophet Muhammad’s prophecy — and revives Islam.

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3 Qur’anic Verses That Prove ISIS Is Un-Islamic

Compare the actions of ISIS to the Qur’an and it is clear ISIS can’t represent any form of Islam. 

How the Prophet Muhammad Dealt with Insults

Muslims who respond to the likes of “Charlie Hebdo” with violence need to consult the Qu’ran.

Six Things Every Muslim (and Non-Muslim) Should Know About the Caliphate

Since ISIS declared its reestablishment, here’s what you need to know about the history and meaning of the Caliphate.

Understanding Peaceful Islam: A Muslim Response to Herb Silverman

It’s a mistake to impugn Islam based on moral or intellectual failings of intolerant and dangerous Muslims.

Blasphemy, the ‘crime’ that cannot be spoken

Imagine being hung upside down by your feet. Electric wires are tied around your ankles and you’re threatened repeatedly with … Continued

Ahmadis in Pakistan face unfair election

A Pakistani woman walks past posters of a parliamentary election candidate. B.K. Bangash/Associated ) On May 11th, the world’s second … Continued

A Muslim guide to love

The legendary Sufi Muslim poet Rumi once said that, “Love rests on no foundation…It is an endless ocean…With no beginning … Continued

On Mawlid, a new way to honor the prophet

When Fatima Hamouma was just eight years old, she had to spend three hours every day walking and standing in … Continued

Making Islamic sense of free speech

While many celebrated the winter holidays, news broke of the arrest in Saudi Arabia of liberal writer Turki Al Hamad … Continued

The Muslim world needs a ‘women’s uprising’

While the rest of the world enters a new year, the Arab world is stuck in some archaic ways of … Continued

Faith and the flu

Marvin Joseph MARVIN JOSEPH/TWP One doctor sees the practice of medicine as a great interfaith activity. Let me guess; a … Continued

Why (or How) Should Muslim Americans “Celebrate” Christmas?

Muslim Americans: Be part of the joy of the season — but not by seeking gain or social acceptance.

Israel, Palestine must take the high road to reach a successful recovery

AFP/GETTY IMAGES Palestinians wave their national flag and a picture of Palestinian president Mahmoudd Abbas while they celebrate the upgraded … Continued

Romney vs. Obama and Crowley

GETTY IMAGES Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and President Obama talk to each other during a town hall style debate … Continued

Muslims: Keep calm and carry on

Spencer Platt GETTY IMAGES NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 27: People walk by a controversial ad, which has already been … Continued

Shouting ‘fire’ in a crowded world: What the blasphemy law debate can mask

REUTERS Clouds are reflected off the Secretariat Building of the U.N .headquarters during the 67th United Nations General Assembly, in … Continued