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Mainstream media outlets are dropping the ball with terrorism coverage - The Conversation US

Breathless reporting accompanies each attack, with little time spent addressing the underlying causes. Nick Lehr/The Conversation via Google, CC BY-SA. Mainstream media outlets are dropping the ball with terrorism coverage. May 31, 2017 9.55pm EDT ...and more »

Why Jefferson's vision of American Islam matters today - The Conversation US

Denise A. Spellberg does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. University ...and more »

Ramadan can make Lenten fasting seem tepid - National Catholic Reporter (blog)

Muslim boys pray as they wait to end their fast of Ramadan in Srinagar, India. (CNS/EPA/Farooq Khan). Every year when the Muslim holy month of Ramadan rolls around, I stand in awe of my Muslim sisters and brothers. The fast that Muslims observe during ...and more »

These Muslim Convert Stories Will Challenge Your Perspective Of Islam - HuffPost

At a time of heightened Islamophobia, Western converts could be the key to bridging cultural barriers and eliminating misconceptions. 05/31/2017 05:43 pm ET Updated Oct 04, 2017. Courtesy Kristiane Backer/ABDUL WAHID PEDERSEN. In sharing these stories ...and more »

For Recent Converts, Ramadan Is Much More Than A Physical Challenge - HuffPost

When Catherine Houlihan made the decision to convert to Islam, the self-described “type A” personality approached it like she does many things in her life ― with deliberation and intent. Houlihan, who was born into a Irish Catholic family, told ...and more »

The Importance of Ramadan - STRATFOR

Contributor Perspectives offer insight, analysis and commentary from Stratfor's Board of Contributors and guest contributors who are distinguished leaders in their fields of expertise. Print. For something routinely observed by just under a quarter of ...and more »

How Iranians celebrate the holy month of Ramadan - Tehran Times

People in Iran is mesmerized by the spirit of Ramadan every year. Different tribes and ethnic groups in the country have special rituals to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan has been a great event for Iranians since the advent of Islam and ...and more »

Boosting Productivity And Improving Workers' Well-Being In Ramadan - Forbes Middle East

While previous studies often failed to find a justification for the declining productivity rates during Ramadan, there is no denying the fact that the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) market is usually hit by a decrease in the workflow within the summer ...and more »

Thinking of Malaysia as an Islamic state — Part 3 - Malay Mail Online

First, a significant majority of Malaysian Muslims preferred to be identified as Muslims first (and not as Malays or Malaysians) and secondly they preferred that national laws be replaced by the teachings of the Quran or for the values and principles ...and more »

4 things you should be doing in Ramadan - Times of Oman

The holy month of Ramadan is not just the time for fasting and praying, it is also the time to show the world you care and show yourself how much of a change you're capable of making. There are certain good habits that you need to follow during the ...and more »