Egypt jails Muslim scholar for suggesting Islamic reform

Muslim scholar gets 1 year in jail for warning Islam is moving 'far backwards,' with influential Islamic center claiming he 'insulted.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2015, 6:21 PM

Apologists for Islam: "ISIS kills mostly Muslims" - So what?

Obama: ISIS 'does not speak for Islam' as 'vast majority of victims are Muslim.' Expert: ISIS doesn't consider its victims real Muslims.Hillel Fendel, 12/23/2015, 9:44 PM

Italy: Police investigate Muslim site's 'Jewish blacklist'

Radio Islam mimics neo-Nazi sites, compiles list of 100 'influential Jews' - including popular Arutz Sheva columnists.Ari Soffer, 12/22/2015, 6:56 PM

Virginia schools shut down over Islam lesson

Parental outrage over Geography lesson teaching students Muslim creed skyrockets, shuts county schools over security concerns.Tova Dvorin, 12/18/2015, 10:54 AM

Germany: Salafists on the rapid increase

Salafist fundamentalist Islam is rising strongly in Germany, according to German security services.Hillel Fendel, 11/24/2015, 6:51 PM

There is no "radical Islam" and there is also no "moderate Islam"

The two expressions were coined by those who think that the real Islam is the moderate one and that the radicals hijacked it.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 11/12/2015, 10:47 AM

Book award shows France's Islamic preoccupation

Visions of a cruel Islamic caliphate elected in France within years vie for prestigious book award with critical takes on French occupation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2015, 7:21 AM

Denmark's Mohammed Cartoons: A Decade in the News

How have attitudes to free speech and Islam changed during the past 10 years since the first 'Mohammed cartoons' controversy?Arutz Sheva, 9/28/2015, 7:57 PM

Egyptian Professor: Martyrdom Over Holy Sites Not Muslim

Jurisprudence expert laments calls to die for Arab control over Temple Mount as political twisting of religion.Tova Dvorin, 9/27/2015, 2:24 PM

Ten Years on, Danish Mohammed Cartoonist has No Regrets

80-year-old Kurt Westergaard, whose Mohammed cartoons in Jyllands-Posten sparked riots and an attempt on his life, defiant as ever.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/27/2015, 10:18 AM

Saudi Prince Announces Investigation into Hajj Stampede

New details of how lethal stampede occurred surface as death toll set to keep rising; deaths occurred during 'binding of Ishmael' ritual.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2015, 7:55 PM

Mecca Stampede Death Toll Rises to 717

Fatal stampede of Muslim pilgrims during 'Hajj' pilgrimage 'worst in 25 years'; Iran blames Saudi safety errors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2015, 3:42 PM

US: Muslim Stewardess Fired for Refusing to Serve Alcohol

Muslim flight attendant put on administrative leave following complaint from colleague that she was not performing her duties.Cynthia Blank, 9/7/2015, 6:58 PM

Muslims Converting to Christianity in Hopes of Gaining Asylum

Many Muslims in Germany believe Christianity is key to avoiding deportation, under guise of religious persecution.Matt Wanderman, 9/4/2015, 2:06 PM

Saudi Arabia Furious over Iran 'Mohammed' Movie

Sunni world up in arms after Shia Iran allows film which depicts the founder of Islam's childhood; calls for boycott.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2015, 5:52 PM

Why Won't Police Protect Woman Who Insulted Mohammed?

Avia Morris, who was arrested after calling Mohammed a pig, is receiving death threats, but cops won't take complaint.Eliran Aharon, 7/27/2015, 3:40 PM

'Good' UK Muslim School Bans Meeting With 'Outsiders'

UK boarding school threatens students with expulsion for using cell phones, non-Islamic clothing - gets 'good' rating by school group.Ari Yashar, 7/27/2015, 9:21 AM

'Oldest Koran' Discovered?

Radiocarbon dates Birmingham manuscript to no later than 645 CE – 13 years after Mohammed's death.Arutz Sheva staff, 7/22/2015, 9:52 AM

Video: 10 Hours as a Muslim in Israel

Filmmaker sets out to find evidence of anti-Muslim discrimination in Israel. Results are revealing.Ari Soffer, 6/23/2015, 1:58 PM

Dutch MP Wilders Displays Mohammed Cartoons in Provocative Video

Geertz Wilders criticizes Dutch parliament for banning Mohammed cartoon display; 'We should do what terrorists want to stop us doing.'Ari Soffer, 6/21/2015, 2:27 PM

Netanyahu Mentions Islamic Extremism in Ramadan Greetings

Prime minister sends holiday wishes to Muslim citizens as fast month starts, vowing Israel will remain an 'island' in 'burning Middle East.'Ari Yashar, 6/19/2015, 11:57 AM

Jerusalem Mayor Barkat to Fire Ramadan Cannon

150,000-200,000 Muslims to visit Temple Mount each Friday in potential threat; mayor festive with unprecedented expensive preparations.Ari Yashar, 6/18/2015, 9:42 PM

French PM Tells Muslims 'Terror Isn't Islam'

Valls opens conference meant to improve ties with French Muslims, which ignores radicalization because it gives a 'bad message.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2015, 2:37 PM

Expelled Baghdad Jew: European Islam is Different

EJC VP Edwin Shuker talks about the unique condition of Islam in Europe, and how anti-Semitism and Islam have joined.Yoni Kempinski, 6/8/2015, 10:21 PM

Sarkozy Party's 'Islam Meeting' Sparks Criticism

Rebranded center-right party holds meeting on Islam's place in France, rebuffs criticism; 'If you talk about Islam, you're an Islamophobe.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2015, 2:32 PM

Muslim HS Soccer Team Refuses to Play Team With Girls

Muslim high school team in Canada raises gender flap, despite association rules allowing female players at schools without girls teams.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 5/29/2015, 2:56 PM

Report: Iran Funding Shi'ite Religious Centers in Gaza

Centers tasked to spread Shi'ite Islam reportedly with Hamas approval, placing Gaza in a precarious position with Sunni allies.Tova Dvorin, 5/12/2015, 1:06 PM

'We're Giving Up Our Freedoms so as Not to Offend Savages'

Anti-Islamist activist Pamela Geller speaks out after Texas attack, slams 'media elites' for criticizing those who offend Islam.Ari Soffer, 5/5/2015, 9:55 PM

China Forces Muslims to Sell Alcohol to 'Weaken Islam'

Responding to stabbing attacks on soldiers by Muslim Uyghurs, China orders Muslim merchants to sell alcohol to 'weaken' Islam.Ari Yashar, 5/5/2015, 4:29 PM

Ignorance of Islam is the Major Problem of the West

Calling jihad "work place violence" is not just wrong - it is also dangerous.Jay Shapiro, 5/4/2015, 2:14 AM

Malaysian Muslim Leader: No Such Thing as Marital Rape

Islamic scholar rules women have 'no right' to refuse sex from their husbands, 'even when riding on the back of a camel.'Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 4/28/2015, 3:49 PM

New York Judge Rules Buses Must Carry 'Killing Jews' Ad

Judge rejected claims by Metropolitan Transportation Authority that ads criticizing Muslim terrorism could 'incite violence.'Ari Soffer, 4/22/2015, 10:45 AM

Charlie Hebdo Editor Slams Islam From the Grave

In book finished two days before Paris attack, Charbonnier attacks white elite for saying Islam can not be made fun of.Ari Yashar, Sarah Leah Lawent, 4/17/2015, 1:05 PM

42% of Canadian Muslims Admit Islam and West 'Irreconcilable'

Polls that received little publicity reveal over 60% of Christians and Jews in Canada think Islam and West at odds, Muslims agree.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 4/13/2015, 11:17 AM

IDF Officers to Study Arabic, Islamic Culture

The IDF plans to provide Arabic language courses for civilian security officers in Judea and Samaria, the army announced Sunday.Yaakov Levi, 4/12/2015, 3:44 PM

Did a Leading Saudi Cleric Permit Men to Eat Their Wives?

Disputed report claims Mufti of Saudi Arabia says husbands facing 'severe hunger' can eat their wives - who should gladly comply.Ari Soffer, 4/9/2015, 3:29 PM

Muslim Population Projected to Catch Up to Christians by 2050

Research shows Islam is fastest-growing religion on planet, as Christianity shrinks in West, Jews remain 0.2% of total population.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2015, 8:21 PM

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Considered Converting to Judaism?

Prominent women's rights activist and critic of Islam says she tried to convert 'but it was too difficult' in off-the-cuff comment.Ari Soffer, 3/22/2015, 12:38 PM

Indonesians Flock to Islamic State for 'Better Sharia Life'

16 Indonesians, mostly women and children, arrested in Turkey on way to ISIS, after 16 others did the same - what is driving them?Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2015, 9:47 AM

Facebook Atheist Risking Jail Seeks to Flee Egypt

Former Muslim Brotherhood member who rejected religion says life is 'not possible' for atheists in Egypt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2015, 6:31 PM

Egypt Islamic Body Condemns ISIS Destruction of Artifacts

Dar al-Ifta says Islamic State's destruction of Iraq's ancient heritage shows their ignorance of the Muslim faith.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2015, 2:24 PM

Saudi Police Detain Men for Dancing at a Party

Saudi Arabia's morality police detain a group of young men for "loud music and inappropriate dancing".Ben Ariel, 2/23/2015, 5:15 AM

Watch: Copenhagen Imam Urges 'War' on Infidels on Eve of Attacks

Danish imam's sermon at Copenhagen mosque encouraged hostility towards 'infidels', raises questions about incitement.Ari Soffer, 2/19/2015, 10:53 AM

Iraq: Video Shows Tomb of Ezra The Scribe Turned into a Mosque

Squeezed by ISIS and Iranian-backed Shia militias, Iraq's ancient Jewish heritage is slowly being destroyed and Islamized.Lyn Julius, 2/17/2015, 8:26 PM

PA Cleric on TV Calls Jews 'Apes and Pigs, Slaves of Deities'

Muslim anti-Semitism on display, as PA cites Koran to slur Jews and say their 'evil nature' is 'sealed' by Allah.Ari Yashar, 2/6/2015, 11:33 AM

Muslim Scholars Call to 'Kill and Crucify' ISIS Terrorists

Statement from Al-Azhar also calls to 'cut off the limbs' of Islamic State members, in response to horrific execution of Jordanian pilot.Ari Soffer, 2/4/2015, 12:52 PM

'ISIS is Not a State, Not Justified by Islam'

Egypt's Grand Mufti Sheikh Shawky Allam tells public forum in Singapore that ISIS is not considered a state and is not justified by Islam.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2015, 10:29 PM

Former MI6 Chief Says West Shouldn't Insult Islam

Ex-UK spy chief agrees with Pope's controversial comments over Paris attack; says Mohammed cartoonists should expect 'an angry response'.Ari Soffer, 1/20/2015, 10:48 PM

Uproot Terrorism from its Islamic Source

Western intellectuals ignore the human longing for a life filled with faith, content, and idealism that leads people to religion. And on the other hand, will Europe be able to free itself from anti-Semitism?Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 1/18/2015, 5:11 PM

What al-Sisi Didn’t say at Al-Azhar University

Once Islam led the world in intellectual and cultural activity, as well as economic and military power. Then it closed its doors. Mark Silverberg, 1/17/2015, 10:23 PM

British Press Bans 'Pigs' to not Offend Muslims

Oxford University Press recommends not to reference 'pigs' in politically correct 'nonsense' after Charlie Hebdo attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2015, 7:54 PM

Muslim MP: 'Lazy, Wrong' to say Paris Attacks Not Islam

UK Culture Secretary Sajid Javid, of Muslim heritage, says Muslim community has 'special burden' to tackle Islamic terror.Ari Yashar, 1/12/2015, 12:07 PM

Saudi Blogger to be Publicly Flogged for 'Insulting Islam'

Raif Badawi, a Saudi blogger who was sentenced to flogging for insulting Islam, will be publicly flogged after Friday prayers.Ben Ariel, 1/9/2015, 3:46 AM

Egypt’s Sisi: 1.6 Billion Muslims Antagonizing the Entire World

In unusual speech, Egyptian leader tells clerics Islam has become 'a source of anxiety, danger, killing and destruction' for humanity.Gil Ronen, 1/8/2015, 8:14 PM

Two out of Every Three Germans See Islam as a Threat

Merkel calls for tolerance after poll shows 61% say Islam doesn't belong in West; anti-immigration group says Paris attack justifies stance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2015, 7:16 PM

Danish Newspaper Republishes Charlie Hebdo Cartoons

Danish newspaper Berlingske republishes Charlie Hebdo's cartoons on Islamic themes, part of its coverage of Paris attack.Ben Ariel, 1/8/2015, 4:43 AM

Egyptian Author to Face Trial for 'Insulting Islam' on Facebook

Fatima Naoot criticized mass-slaughter of sheep during Eid al-Adha festival as 'massacre', says she's paying the price for 'enlightenment.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2014, 6:16 PM