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Saudi grand mufti says chess is a 'waste of time'

Saudi grand mufti says chess is 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

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
Jordan: Sheikh issues fatwah against killing Jews

Jordan: 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 Rushdie Invite

Iran Threatens Germany Boycott Over 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

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 on Snowmen

Saudi Religious Scholar Issues Fatwa on 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 IS

British Muslim Clerics Release Fatwa Against IS

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?

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 Temple Mount

Islamic Scholars End Ban on Visit Temple Mount

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

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
Egyptian Cleric Calls to Kill Opposition Leaders

Egyptian 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
Gaza Imam: Sin to Violate Truce with Israel

Gaza Imam: 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