Saudi grand mufti bans chess, says it's a 'waste of time'

Saudi Arabia's grand mufti issues a fatwa forbidding chess, claims the game encourages gambling.Ben Ariel, 1/24/2016, 5:47 AM

Jewish schools in the UK: The apes and pigs dilemma

How are Jewish schools expected to teach Islam - by telling the truth or whitewashing it?Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 1/2/2016, 9:03 PM

Watch: Jordanian sheikh issues fatwah against killing Jews

Well-known Salafi sheikh notes Jews, including soldiers, 'do not attack anyone who does not attack them.'Ari Yashar, 11/2/2015, 4:07 PM

Iran Threatens Germany Boycott Over Salman Rushdie Invite

Tehran threatens to withdraw from Frankfurt book fair due to outstanding death order against Rushdie.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2015, 11:41 AM

Canadian Imams Issue Fatwa Against ISIS, Blame US

38 imams issue Islamic ruling forbidding joining or enabling ISIS, claim US and Canada created group for 'anti-Islam interests.'Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 3/12/2015, 8:04 PM

Saudi Religious Scholar Issues Fatwa against Snowmen

Fatwa on building snowmen sparks debate on social media, as some Saudis say the ban 'robs us of our joy.'Tova Dvorin, 1/12/2015, 9:49 PM

British Muslim Clerics Release Fatwa Against Islamic State

New fatwa (Muslim religious decree) in Britain calls IS "an oppressive and tyrannical group".Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2014, 4:46 AM

Are Islamists Just Misunderstood Good Neighbors?

Why is the West so Islamophobic? Jeffrey Ludwig, 5/28/2014, 11:12 AM

Islamic Scholars End Ban on Visit to Al Aqsa Mosque

As part of escalating struggle over Judaism's holiest site, Muslim leaders lift ban against visiting to bolster Muslim presence.Ari Yashar, 5/1/2014, 5:02 PM

Fatwa: Muslims Can't Travel to Mars

Muslim clerics have issued a religious ruling (“fatwa”) forbidding any Muslim from traveling to Mars; anyone who does may end up in hellDavid Lev, 2/20/2014, 10:18 AM

Video: Egyptian Salafi Cleric Calls to Kill Opposition Leaders

A radical Egyptian cleric has called to kill the leaders of the country’s opposition, leading to security being increased around them.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/8/2013, 11:13 PM

Muslim Cleric in Gaza: Sin to Violate Truce with Israel

An Islamic cleric in Gaza has issued a religious edict declaring it a sin to violate the truce arranged last week between Israel and Hamas.Chana Ya'ar, 11/25/2012, 12:43 PM