Islam

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Moscow Says 'No' To New Mosques

The mayor says citizens are "irritated by people who speak a different language" and have "different manners."

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The Frightening Effects of the NYPD's 'Mapping Muslims' Program

"Everybody's an informant."

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What Will Mike Bloomberg Ban Next?

For one thing, he's not happy with your iPod earbuds.

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The Islamic Urbanist Tradition Is in Danger of Going Extinct

"Mosques are being built in suburban communities only accessible by car."

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No More Alcohol for Egypt's Suburbs

Also, a Sydney mall muzzles screaming children and Winston Churchill gets the axe from downtown Nottingham.

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A Historic Journey: The Trek to Mecca

Millions of Muslims converge on the Saudi Arabian city.

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Can Turkey Capture the Islamic Tourism Market?

"Halal" hotels are fast establishing themselves in such seaside vacation regions.

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Eid, Around the World

Worshippers packed mosques and partied outside to celebrate the end of Ramadan.

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Is Alcohol Apartheid Coming to Istanbul?

Istanbul's religious teetotalers, newly powerful with Islamism's rise, want to separate out the sinners.

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For Muslim Taxi Drivers in New York, Ramadan Gets Complicated

Fasting and praying at gas stations can be a challenge, and that's under the best of circumstances.

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Does This Boston Mural Contain a Hidden Terrorist Message?

Almost certainly not, but that isn't stopping Fox News commentators from seeing a "female Muslim suicide bomber."

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A Saudi Woman Embarks on a 'Faceless Experiment'

Writer Rana Jarbou is blogging her experiences wearing the niqab in Riyadh.

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Finding Mecca the High-Tech Way: With a Light-Up Prayer Mat

The fabric glows when the pious point it toward the Muslim holy city.

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Temporary City, Population 3 Million

Pilgrims converge on Mecca for the Hajj, and fill its massive tent city