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Tempers fray as displaced Iraqis break Muslim fast

Tempers fray as displaced Iraqis break Muslim fast

In this Sunday, June 29, 2014 photo, displaced Iraqi citizens gather for a communal meal to break their fast during the first day of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, at an encampment for displaced Iraqis who fled from Mosul and other towns, in the Khazer area outside Irbil, northern Iraq. …

June 30, 2014 6:41 am

Muslims move closer to God through Ramadan

HIGHLAND | Muslims around the world begin their month-long holiday, Ramadan, tonight. 

June 28, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Hajj brings inner peace, indispensable values

GUEST COMMENTARY: Hajj brings inner peace, indispensable values

More than 12,000 American faithful will invade Mecca over the next few days to perform the Hajj, the fifth mandatory duty of Muslims (the other four being belief in God, prayers, charity and fasting).

October 10, 2013 12:05 am

PHIL WIELAND: The religious right's fight is so wrong

It's encouraging to know our state government will spend tax dollars to defend our freedom of religion, as long as it is the "right" religion. Did I say encouraging? I meant scary.

August 09, 2013 12:00 am
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April 26, 2013 12:00 am
Illinois police agency investigating Farrakhan son's work as Harvey cop

Illinois police agency investigating Farrakhan son's work as Harvey cop

CHICAGO | A state law enforcement agency is investigating the son of Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan after a newspaper determined he is a part-time Harvey police officer who uses an unmarked squad car to provide traffic control for his father, an official said Monday.

April 22, 2013 4:45 pm
Illinois police agency investigating Farrakhan son

Illinois police agency investigating Farrakhan son

In this March 2, 2011 photo, Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan, left, and his son Mustapha Farrakhan, are seen during ceremonies honoring Virginia seniors, including Mustapha's son, at an NCAA college basketball game in Charlottesville, Va. A state law enforcement agency is investigat…

April 22, 2013 1:26 pm
Muslims observe holy month of Ramadan

Muslims observe holy month of Ramadan

Learn more about Ramadan and what it means to Muslims worldwide.

July 19, 2012 1:00 pm

Don't believe those who say Islam is religion of peace

The Quran is the unaltered words of Allah, and the Hadith is about the life and teachings of Mohammad. These Islamic references teach that lying, stealing and murder are acceptable tools to expand Islam. Doesn't sound like a religion to me.

March 03, 2012 12:00 am
Controversy over PUC professor's comments continues

Controversy over PUC professor's comments continues

Pa.-based Foundation for Individual Rights in Education has sent a letter to PUC's chancellor exhorting him to halt a disciplinary investigation of professor Maurice Eisenstein for what the group called harassment because of Eisenstein's expression of political and religious opinions online.…

February 14, 2012 2:30 pm Photos

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Valentine's Day has mass appeal, but ostensibly Christian holiday not celebrated by all

Valentine's Day has mass appeal, but ostensibly Christian holiday not celebrated by all

When Michael Steinberg was a kid, he attended public school and exchanged cards with friends on Valentine's Day.

February 13, 2012 6:15 pm Photos

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Ind. Senate votes for schools to teach creationism

INDIANAPOLIS | In addition to learning the scientific origins of life, Hoosier public school students soon may be taught life was created by God, Allah, Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, the human mind and/or Xenu, dictator of the Galactic Confederacy.

January 31, 2012 4:50 pm
U.S. kills Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen

U.S. kills Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen

WASHINGTON | In a significant new blow to al-Qaida, U.S. airstrikes in Yemen on Friday killed Anwar al-Awlaki, an American militant cleric who became a prominent figure in the terror network's most dangerous branch, using his fluent English and Internet savvy to draw recruits for attacks in …

September 30, 2011 4:30 pm
Service offers glimpse of Islam

Service offers glimpse of Islam

LANSING | There are people who still fear Islam 10 years later — and the growing number of Muslims in the United States.

September 11, 2011 8:30 pm Photos

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War, bias, tougher travel are among legacies of Sept. 11

While the impact of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks has waned over the past decade, Charles Gallmeier said the events of that fateful day were profound enough to have left a lasting impact on this country.

September 03, 2011 8:30 pm
Muslims in America prepare for longer, hotter days of Ramadan fasting

Muslims in America prepare for longer, hotter days of Ramadan fasting

The Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which requires daily fasts of food and water during daytime hours, falls during the long, hot days of August this year, and Muslim Americans are getting ready to accommodate the requirements with adjustments in their schedules and eating habits.

July 29, 2011 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: My take on the whole Obama-Osama drama

MARK KIESLING: My take on the whole Obama-Osama drama

I've thus far refrained from comment on the death of Osama bin Laden, but I have heard a certain public request for an opinion.

May 13, 2011 12:00 am
Indiana State Prison receives, houses the most Muslim inmates in the state

Indiana State Prison receives, houses the most Muslim inmates in the state

MICHIGAN CITY | Renzee Standberry is a leader, mentor and brother. He's also a devout Muslim serving a 30-year sentence at Indiana State Prison.

April 14, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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IUN Islam Awareness Week offers enlightenment

IUN Islam Awareness Week offers enlightenment

April 05, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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IUN forum explores Americans' knowledge of Islam

GARY | The Campus Council on Diversity at Indiana University Northwest will host the annual Shattering the Silences forum Dec. 2 on campus.

November 25, 2010 12:00 am
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