Many survivor accounts describe how Arabs offered help and shelter, even adopting orphans when they could.
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Frau Merkel joined a rally against PEGIDA–I wonder why?
Vast majority of attacks on mosques go unresolved.
Cuba’s Muslims enjoy good relations with the ruling Communist Party. But getting approval to build a mosque is no easy task on the island, where bureaucracy and ideology reign.
The return of the monastery to the minority community was first brought up following the declaration of Turkey’s democratization packet in October 2013.
If the hijacker had been a Muslim, the press would certainly have declared him a terrorist and the fact that he threatened to bomb the plane would not have been taken lightly.
Turkey’s head of Religious Affairs, Mehmet Gormez, said ‘‘Instead of asking why these people commit such dreadful acts, we are trying to call the world to think about what we can do to tackle this problem.’’
Halet Çambel failed to take home a medal in the 1936 Berlin Olympics. But she made history.
Amid fears of tension in parliament, four headscarved deputies walked into Parliament on Thursday and faced no words of protest or anger from opposition parties.
The government has officially lifted the ban on wearing a headscarf for public-sector workers.
The impression from American media has been that Turkey is falling apart. But much of what we experienced this past weekend in Istanbul contradicted that narrative.
Not a “Turkish spring” or “Islam v. Secularism” binary but protests can lead to political reform.
PM Tayyip Erdogan placed a ceremonial stone on a 15-acre construction site in Lanham, Maryland that will likely become the largest and most striking examples of Islamic architecture in the western hemisphere.