Unholy row in Italy after education ministry offers teachers exorcism courses…more:THE WORLD NEWS
Last month, Layla Shweikani’s parents received the news they had been dreading for two years. Their daughter, a 26-year-old Chicago native, had died in Syria.
Shweikani travelled to the country in September 2015 to help people affected by the war raging there, but was arrested by Syrian authorities just six months after her arrival and charged with terrorism offences….MORE:.independent.co.uk
Despite his criticism of Islam, Jefferson supported the rights of its adherents. Evidence exists that Jefferson had been thinking privately about Muslim inclusion in his new country since 1776. A few months after penning the Declaration of Independence, he returned to Virginia to draft legislation about religion for his native state, writing in his private notes a paraphrase of the English philosopher John Locke’s 1689 “Letter on Toleration”:…more: wtop
When it comes to misconceptions surrounding Islam and its followers, the list is quite long. While some of these misconceptions are rather dangerous, fueling hate crimesand asserting degrading stereotypes, others are plain ridiculous. Here’s the catch: even educated and high-ranking officials in the West have fallen for such false information, and American attorney, Noel Francisco, is a case in point….more: stepfeed.com
Seven percent of all American adults believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows, according to a nationally representative online survey commissioned by the Innovation Center of U.S. Dairy….more: washingtonpost