RELIGION IN THE NEWS: ISLAM


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   : Recent articles on Islam from the BBC.

Islam -- Times Topics: Recent articles from the New York Times.

  : Recent articles on Islam from the Christian Science Monitor.

   : Recent articles on Islam from the Guardian.

  :  A collection of articles from the news portal.

  : An in-depth report from the BBC.

  : A Have Your Say feature from the BBC.

  :  Recent articles from around the web.

  : Recent news about Islam from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

  : News on Islam from sources around the internet.


News Archive

Georgina Rannard, "The Most Sacred Site In Islam Is Tweeting," BBC News, August 31, 2017.

Sylvia Smith, "Safeguarding Islam's Past For Future Generations," BBC News, May 12, 2017.

Neha Rashid, "How Young Muslims Define 'Halal Dating' For Themselves," Code Switch, NPR, April 20, 2017.

Richard Gonzales, "French-Canadian Student Charged With Murdering 6 In Quebec City Mosque," Two-Way, NPR, January 30, 2017.

Tharik Hussain, "The Amazing Survival Of The Baltic Muslims," BBC Newsmagazine, January 1, 2016.

Kenan Malik, "Why Do Islamist Groups In Particular Seem So Much More Sadistic, Even Evil?," Guardian, November 22, 2015.

Yasmin Khan, "Humanist Vs. Islamic Perspectives On Science And The Modern World," Guardian, November 6, 2015.

Martin Chulov, "Why Isis Fights," Guardian, September 17, 2015.

Giles Fraser, "Tolerant Islam Should Be Protected," Guardian, June 12, 2015.

Mehdi Hasan, "Why Islam Doesn't Need A Reformation," Guardian, May 17, 2015.

Ian Black, "Sunni V. Shia: Why The Conflict Is More Political Than Religious," Guardian, April 5, 2015.

"Lebanese Satirist Questioned Over 'Insulting Islam,'" BBC News, February 23, 2015.

"Saudi Blogger Badawi 'Flogged For Islam Insult,'" BBC News, January 9, 2015.

Patrick Winn, "Yoga, Petting Puppies, Halloween: Banned By Malaysia's Muslim Clerics," Parallels, NPR, January 5, 2015.

Samee Siddiqui, "Japan's Rich Muslim Past And Present," Al Jazeera, November 3, 2014.

Yasmine Hafiz, "Muslims Worldwide Fear The Rise Of Islamic Extremism: Pew Survey," Huffington Post, July 2, 2014.

Janak Rogers, "When Islam Came To Australia," BBC Newsmagazine, June 24, 2014.

"Sunnis And Shia: Islam's Ancient Schism," BBC News, June 20, 2014.

"What Is Sharia And How Is It Applied?," BBC News, May 7, 2014.

"Portraits Of Men And Women Who Have Converted To Islam Challenge Our Perception Of 'American,'" Huffington Post, February 4, 2014.

Veronique Mistiaen, "Converting To Islam: British Women On Prayer, Peace And Prejudice," Guardian, October 11, 2013.

Roger Scruton, "A Point Of View: Democracy And Islamic Law," BBC Newsmagazine, August 23, 2013.

  Samira Ahmed, "Single Muslim Women On Dating: 'I Don't Want To Be A Submissive Wife,'" Guardian, July 15, 2013.

Greg Myre, "After A Rapid Rise, A Challenge To Political Islam," NPR Parallels, July 6, 2013.

  Ben Hubbard and Mayy El Sheikh, "Islamists Press Blasphemy Cases In A New Egypt," New York Times, June 18, 2013.

  "Viewpoint: What Do Radical Islamists Actually Believe In?," BBC News, May 24, 2013.

  Veronique Mistiaen, "Muslima Exhibition: Interviews And Art By Muslim Women," Guardian, May 20, 2013.

  Mohsin Hamid, "'Islam Is Not A Monolith,'" Guardian, May 19, 2013.

  Mobeen Azhar, "'Hell On Earth': Inside Quetta's Hazara Community," BBC News, April 30, 2013.

Steven Yaccino and Poh Si Teng, "Using Billboards To Stake Claim Over 'Jihad,'" New York Times, March 6, 2013.

  Maia De La Baume, "Memo From France: More In France Are Turning To Islam, Challenging A Nation's Idea Of Itself," New York Times, February 3, 2013.

  David Shariatmadari, "It's Islamic?: Don't Panic," Guardian, January 31, 2013.

  David Shariatmadari, "Aisha's Cushion: Religious Art, Perception And Practice In Islam By Jamal J. Elias -- Review," Guardian, December 27, 2012.

Scott Sayare, "Toulouse Journal: Neighborhood Is Torn Over A Killer's Legacy," New York Times, December 19, 2012.

  Huma Yusuf, "The Plight Of Pakistan's Shiites," New York Times, November 23, 2012.

  Geoffrey Robertson, "Looking Back At Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses," Guardian, September 14, 2012.

  Nesrine Malik, "Halal Toothpaste, Anyone?: Religious Observance Has Become A Global Brand," Guardian, August 31, 2012.

  Bethany Bell, "Austria Celebrates 'Model' Law On Islam," BBC News, July 2, 2012.

  David D. Kirkpatrick, "Egyptian Campaign Focuses On Islam's Role In Public Life," New York Times, May 11, 2012.

  Rahila Bano, "The Legacy Of Victorian England's First Islamic Convert," BBC News, April 25, 2012.

  Holland Cotter, "An Art Critic In Africa: A Tribute To Islam, Earthen But Transcendent," New York Times, April 18, 2012.

Ed West, "A Historical Look At The Birth Of Islam," Telegraph, April 18, 2012.

  Kim Willsher, "France's Muslims Hit Back At Nicholas Sarkozy's Policy On Halal Meat," Guardian, March 10, 2012.

  Marat Shterin, "The Lesson Of The New Muslims," Guardian, March 7, 2012.

  Huma Quresh, "Love InshAllah, A Book That Goes To The Heart Of Muslim Women," Guardian, February 24, 2012.

  "Egyptian Comic Adel Imam Jailed For Insulting Islam," Guardian, February 2, 2012.

  Jane O'Brien, "Muslim America Moves Away From The Minaret," BBC News, February 1, 2012.

  Anthony Shadid, "The New Islamists: Tunisia Faces A Balancing Act Of Democracy And Religion," New York Times, January 30, 2012.

  Eliza Griswold, "Islam And The West Through The Eyes Of Two Women," New York Times, January 27, 2012.

  Karen Armstrong, "Prejudices About Islam Will Be Shaken By This Show," Guardian, January 22, 2012.

  Aatish Taseer, "Heaven On Earth: A Journey Through Shari'a Law By Sadakat Kadri -- Review," Guardian, January 20, 2012.

  Rema Rahman, "Who, What, Why: What Are The Burial Customs In Islam?," BBC News, October 25, 2011.

  Khaled Diab, "A Drinker's Guide To Islam," Guardian, October 8, 2011.

  Sara Wildman, "America's Rising Tide Of Islamophobia," Guardian, July 28, 2011.

  Sara Hamdan, "Comic-Book Heroes Help Change Image Of Islam," New York Times, July 27, 2011.

  Nazy Bahrawi, "This Call For Muslim Sex Goddesses Is A Setback For Malaysia," Guardian, June 21, 2011.

Haroon Siddique, "Muslim Women's Group Launches 'Jihad Against Violence,'" Guardian, June 6, 2011.

Edward Stourton, "What Is Islam's Gulen Movement?," BBC News, May 24, 2011.

  Shaista Aziz, "Can Halal Speed Dating Work?," Guardian, May 23, 2011.

  "Bangladesh Lifts Fatwa Ban But Forbids Enforcement," BBC News, May 12, 2011.

  Leor Halevi, "Op-Ed Contributor: Watery Grave, Murky Law," New York Times, May 7, 2011.

  Haroon Siddique, "Muslim Women: Beyond The Stereotype," Guardian, April 29, 2011.

  Andrew Anthony, "Ayaan Hirsi Ali: 'Indirectly, I Was Being Set Up For Murder,'" Observer, April 10, 2011.

  Anthony Baxter, "Muslim Model Defends Miss Universe Contest Bid," BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat, March 29, 2011.

"U.S. Muslims Seek To Change On-Screen Image," BBC News, March 25, 2011.

  "Chechnya Women's Islamic Dress Code: Russia Blamed," BBC News, March 10, 2011.

  Dan Milmo, "Bombay Stock Exchange Unveils Its New Sharia Law Share Index," Guardian, December 28, 2010.

  Robert F. Worth, "Cairo Journal: Activist Relies On Islam To Fight For Animal Rights," New York Times, November 21, 2010.

  "The 99: Batman's Muslim Allies," Observer, October 24, 2010.

  Carole Cadwalladr, "The 99: The Islamic Superheroes Fighting Side By Side With Batman," Observer, October 24, 2010.

  Edward Wong, "Kashgar Journal: Celebrating Id al-Fitr Under Watchful Eyes Of China," New York Times, September 12, 2010.

Harry Bruinius, "Mosque Debate: Behind America's Anxiety Over Islam," Christian Science Monitor, September 3, 2010.

  Nasreen Suleaman, "The Birth Of Halal Holidays," Guardian, August 28, 2010.

  "Shia Islam's Holy Sites In Iraq," BBC News, August 27, 2010.

  Robert F. Worth, "Crime (Sex) And Punishment (Stoning)," New York Times, August 21, 2010.

  Jordan Michael Smith, "From Fatwa To Jihad," Christian Science Monitor, August 13, 2010.

  Negar Azimi, "Islam's Answer To MTV," New York Times, August 12, 2010.

  Liz Gooch, "A Reality Show Where Islam Is The Biggest Star," New York Times, July 28, 2010.

"Islam Meets Reality TV In Malaysia," New York Times, July 28, 2010.

  Riazat Butt, "Indonesian Muslims Turn Prayers Back To Mecca After 1,000-Mile Mistake," Guardian, July 19, 2010.

  Max Rodenbeck, "The Muslim Past," New York Times, June 25, 2010.

Asif Akhtar, "Conservative Islam Collides With Punk," Guardian, May 21, 2010.

Efraim Karsh, "Muslims Won't Play Together," New York Times, February 27, 2010.

  Sabrina Tavernise, "Lahore Journal: Mystical Form Of Islam Suits Sufis In Pakistan," New York Times, February 25, 2010.

Asim Siddiqui, "Islam's Decade," Guardian, January 1, 2010.

Tariq Ahmad, "The Price Of Being Born Muslim," New York Times, December 4, 2009.

  Nick Cumming-Bruce, "Swiss Ban On Minaret Building Meets Widespread Criticism," New York Times, November 30, 2009.

Nick Cumming-Bruce and Steven Erlanger, "Swiss Ban Building Of Minarets On Mosques," New York Times, November 29, 2009.

"Swiss Referendum 'Reflects Unease With Islam,'" BBC News, November 29, 2009.

  "Swiss Voters Back Ban On Minarets," BBC News, November 29, 2009.

  Lina Sinjab, "Syrian Islamic Revival Has Woman's Touch," BBC News, November 28, 2009.

Imogen Foulkes, "Switzerland To Vote On Plan To Ban Minarets," BBC News, November 27, 2009.

"Swiss Muslims Open Mosque Doors," BBC News, November 7, 2009.

"German On Trial For Muslim Murder," BBC News, October 26, 2009.

  Robert F. Worth, "Tarim Journal: Crossroads Of Islam, Past And Present," New York Times, October 14, 2009.

  "Zurich Allows Anti-Minaret Poster," BBC News, October 8, 2009.

Alaa Al Aswany, "Western Hostility To Islam Is Stoked By Doubled Standards And Distortion," Guardian, July 20, 2009.

Eric T. Schluessel, "Islam In Xinjiang: An Ancient Rival For A Young China," Guardian, July 14, 2009.

"'Why I Based Superheroes On Islam,'" BBC News, July 2, 2009.

Neil MacFarquhar, "In Iran, Both Sides Seek To Carry Islam's Banner," New York Times, June 21, 2009.

Philip Bowring, "Islam's Diversity," New York Times, June 9, 2009.

  Mohamed Mohamed, "Somali Rage At Grave Desecration," BBC News, June 8, 2009.

  Robert F. Worth, "The Saturday Profile: Challenging Sex Taboos, With Help From The Koran," New York Times, June 5, 2009.

Deborah Sontag, "The Intersection Of Islam, America And Identity," New York Times, June 4, 2009.

Robert Pigott, "'Real Islam' Just A Phone Call Away," BBC News, June 2, 2009.

  Jeffrey Gettleman, "For Somalia, Chaos Breeds Religious War," New York Times, May 23, 2009.

  Norimitsu Onishi, "Indonesia's voters Retreat From Radical Islam," New York Times, April 24, 2009.

  Rebecca Fordham, "Islamic Hip Hop, Or A Load Of Hype?," BBC News, April 22, 2009.

Nicholas D. Kristof, "Islam, Virgins And Grapes," New York Times, April 22, 2009.

  Thomas Buch-Andersen, "Islam A Political Target In Norway," BBC News, April 20, 2009.

  Robert F. Worth, "A Black Imam Breaks Ground In Mecca," New York Times, April 10, 2009.

  Michael Slackman, "Sectarian Tension Takes Volatile Form In Bahrain," New York Times, March 27, 2009.

  Adil Ray, "Turkish Contradictions Test Islam," BBC News, February 6, 2009.

  Dan Bilefsky, "Islamic Revival Tests Bosnia's Secular Cast," New York Times, December 26, 2008.

  Christopher Maag, "Young Muslims Build A Subculture On An Underground Book," New York Times, December 22, 2008.

Halima Ali, "The World Descends On Medina," Guardian, December 1, 2008.

  Noah Feldman, "The New Pariahs?," New York Times Magazine, June 22, 2008.

"Is Islam Compatible With Democracy?," Christian Science Monitor, May 16, 2008.

  Neil MacFarquhar, "Young Video Makers Try To Alter Islam's Face," New York Times, May 8, 2008.

"Malaysian Women Can Leave Islam," BBC News, May 8, 2008.

"Turkey Wrestles With Islam's Place," Christian Science Monitor, March 18, 2008.

  Robert Pigott, "French Muslims Promote 'Cool Islam,'" BBC News, March 5, 2008.

  Frances Harrison, "Berlin Gallery In Islam Art Row," BBC News, February 29, 2008.

  Robert Pigott, "Turkey In Radical Revision Of Islamic Texts," BBC News, February 26, 2008.

  Roger Hardy, "Islam And The Apostasy Debate," BBC News, February 18, 2008.

Elizabeth Stewart, "Q & A: Sharia Law," Guardian, February 7, 2008.

  Ian Traynor, "The Rise Of Mosques Becomes Catalyst For Conflict Across Europe," Guardian, October 11, 2007.

"Four Views On Islam And The State: Can Islam Support A Secular, Democratic Government," Christian Science Monitor, August 30, 2007.

Isabelle de Pommereau, "In Europe, Skylines Reflect The Rise Of Islam," Christian Science Monitor, July 26, 2007.

  Magdi Abdelhadi, "Militant Islam's Broad Appeal," BBC News, July 3, 2007.

"The Origins Of Shiite Islam," Christian Science Monitor, June 6, 2007.

Yigal Schleifer, "On Turkish Streets, Local Battles Over Islam's Role," Christian Science Monitor, May 9, 2007.

  Roger Hardy, "Can Germany Learn To Live With Islam," BBC News, March 29, 2007.

Timothy Garton Ash, "We Are Making A Fatal Mistake By Ignoring The Dissidents Within Islam," Guardian, March 15, 2007.

  Katherine Zoepf, "Islamic Revival In Syria Is Led By Women," New York Times, August 29, 2006.

Fawaz A. Gerges, "Is Political Islam On The March?," Christian Science Monitor, June 6, 2006.

Brendan T. Koerner, "So You Want To Be An Ayatollah: How Shiite Clerics Earn The Name," Slate, April 6, 2004.


 

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