Tag: Push

Muslim scholars reflect on faith during Ramadan, push for religious reform

Muslims perform prayer on the Laylat al-Qadr (In Islamic belief the night when the first verses of the Quran were revealed) at Faisal Mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan on July 14, 2015. (Photo by Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)Muslims perform prayer on the Laylat al-Qadr (In Islamic belief the night when the first verses of the Quran were revealed) at Faisal Mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan on July 14, 2015. (Photo by Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – During the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, Muslims are called on to reflect on their faith as they conduct their daily fast. This past month, some clerics and scholars reflected on ways to reform the religious discourse in Islam to keep up with modern-day challenges and oppose extremism…MORE: /globalnews.ca/

Islamberg Attack Plot: Muslims Decry Robert Doggart Bail Release, Media Coverage, Push For Terrorism Charges

 The Muslim community of Islamberg, a town in upstislamberg-school-children-robert-doggartate New York, has voiced outrage about the leniency of the charges against Robert Doggart, who plotted to “utterly destroy” the town. The Muslims of America Muslim organizations are voicing outrage this week after a man who plotted to attack an Islamic community in New York State was released on bail without being charged with terrorism offenses. Community leaders have pointed to a double standard, not only in the legal consequences faced by Robert Doggart, a former congressional candidate from North Carolina, but also in what they say is scant media coverage of his plot to “utterly destroy” the town of Islamberg…more.ibtimes.com