The marriage caused friction with Duncan’s family, his sister’s fiancé told The Washington Post. At 36, Sadeq is considerably older than her husband and according to her LinkedIn profile worked as a doctor. The couple lived in western Pennsylvania until June, when, according to the affidavit, their infant son died and they moved to Sterling, Va. Duncan had previously expressed interest in studying at an Islamic educational institute in Herndon, law enforcement officials allege. He faces up to 20 years in p
Muslims leaders come out against the London bridge attack that killed 7 people. The attacks led to the deaths of seven people while grievously injuring 48. Several Muslims gathered at the scene to pay their tributes. Many were seen holding condolence signs at the makeshift vigil. London-based imam, Abdul Quddus Arif requested mosques across the […]
Source: Muslim Leaders Condemn London Attacks - World Religion News
TANTA, Egypt — Rattling a country already wrestling with a faltering economy and deepening political malaise, two suicide bombings that killed 44 people at Coptic churches in Egypt on Palm Sunday raised the specter of increased sectarian bloodshed led by Islamic State militants.
MUSLIMS LAUNCH CAMPAIGN IN SOLIDARITY OF WESTMINSTER ATTACK VICTIMS.
Muslims in London are coming together in solidarity with the victims of the terrorist attack outside the UK parliament on Wednesday, March 22. The Launchgood campaign was started on Wednesday night by Muddassar Ahmed to raise money to support families of victims of the Westminster terror attack. Mr. Ahmed was one of the attack witnesses. He was inside the Parliament building attending a meeting when the attack happened.
QUEBEC — In a world often hostile to migration, Canada has stood out, welcoming thousands of refugees fleeing war and seeking a haven. It has been a feel-good time for Canada, proud of its national tolerance.
MOROCCAN GOVERNMENT AIMS AT STEPPING UP NATIONAL SECURITY BY BANNING THE FULL VEIL; HIJABS STILL ALLOWED.
The government of Morocco has taken its fight against Islamic extremism to a new height by banning the full veil all across the country. So far, no formal rule has been there forcing women to wear the full veil. Muslim women in Morocco have only been wearing the hijab without covering their faces. However, the full veil has been followed by women in more conservative regions of the African country.
Columbus, Ohio — Holding red and white carnations and swaying, arm-in-arm, Ohio State students sang their alma mater at an interfaith gathering of Muslims and Christians late Tuesday, a moment of reflection after violent chaos.
He leaned against the subway doors in a faded denim jacket, camo cargo pants, combat boots and, to top it off, a black ski mask. I wondered if he had a gun. I wondered if he was a white supremacist. I wondered if he had seen my friend and me, with our brown skin and black hair. Our Islamic faith and immigrant parents — could he somehow see that, too?