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

News coverage of the Manchester terrorist attack was sadly familiar: cellphone videos of screaming victims; details of first responders' hectic efforts; “Was it terrorism?” guesswork; speculation about the perpetrator. In this case, the horror was ...and more »

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

An estimated 3.3 million American Muslims are celebrating the month of Ramadan. It was during this month that Prophet Mohammad first received revelations from God. The holiday has been celebrated at the White House with American Muslims since 1996, ...and more »

Iftar: Muslims share favourite memories of ending their daily Ramadan fast - The Independent

Imagine how refreshing a glass of hot mint tea would feel or how sweet a gooey Medjool date would taste if you had been deprived of water and food from the moment the sun rose. For millions of Muslims around the world, that is the satisfaction they ...and more »

Ramadan's here -- let the killing begin - Washington Times

ANALYSIS/OPINION: It's Ramadan, and for followers of Islam the world over, the monthlong celebration of their prophet's unveiling of the Koran means fasting, spiritual introspection — and apparently, murder, mayhem and bloody attacks against infidels.and more »

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

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 Ramadan is so much more stringent than anything we Catholics do for Lent, or were ever required to do.and more »

These are the dates for Ramadan 2017 - when it starts and ends confirmed - Coventry Telegraph

Ramadan has arrived for Coventry and and Warwickshire Muslims. Every year, millions around the world come together to mark and celebrate Ramadan. But if Islam isn't your religion, or not one you are familiar with, you might wonder what it's all about.and more »

Like it or not, Islam is a problem - The Australian

Share this article. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. Like it or not, Islam is a problem. University of Sydney academic Ghena Krayem wants Islamic practices accommodated in Australian law. Photo: Andy Baker. Gary Johns. Columnist. 12:00AM May 31 ...and more »

Self-denial should be for Catholics, too - Catholic Herald Online

The fuss we make about giving up sweets seems ridiculous when a billion Muslims aren't even drinking water. Catholics once took abstinence seriously. Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting and prayer, started last weekend, days after the Manchester ...and more »

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

“Islam is not a religion, it's an ideology, the ideology of a retarded culture.” Islam is “like a malignant cancer.” “I think Islam hates us.” These are just a few of the outlandish statements made by Western voices of political influence in recent ...and more »

China Tries Forcing Muslims To Eat During Ramadan - The Daily Caller

Chinese officials have enacted measures to prevent Muslims from fasting during Ramadan in the largest province in the country. All restaurants have been ordered to remain open and communist party activists have been ordered by the Industrial and ...and more »