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Topic - Ramadan
After a string of rulings nationwide in favor of employees who compalined their workplace was unfriendly toward religion, a federal judge in Nebraska has come down in favor of an employer.
The State Department issued stark condemnation to the parties responsible for killing almost 80 Shiites in Baghdad in weekend bombings that coincided with the end of the Muslim holy period of Ramadan: These attacks were conducted by “enemies of Islam," a spokeswoman said.
Supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi fortified their two Cairo sit-in sites as Egyptian security officials said their forces will move against the entrenched protest camps within 24 hours — perhaps as early as daybreak Monday.
Signs banning Muslims from using a Houston shopping center parking lot mysteriously appeared this week, generating massive outrage.
Two British 18-year-old women serving as volunteer teachers in Zanzibar were recovering on Thursday from wounds to their faces, necks and chests, after they were attacked by motorcycle riders who pelted them with acid.
Syrian rebels claimed they struck President Bashar Assad's motorcade with rockets and mortar rounds in a rare attack on an upscale Damascus neighborhood where he attended prayers Thursday to mark a major Muslim holiday.
Even as the White House insisted that the U.S. has made great strides in the war against terrorism under President Obama, the president's spokesman acknowledged Monday that officials cannot rule out the possibility that the latest terrorist plot apparently discussed between top al Qaeda operatives could jeopardize the U.S. homeland.
Key Democratic and Republican members of Congress said Sunday that the terrorism threat reportedly triggered by an intercepted message between senior al Qaeda operatives is the most serious threat in years, with some warning that the threat is an indication the terrorist group responsible for the 9/11 attacks still poses a significant danger to the U.S.
Bombings and shootings across Iraq on Saturday killed 19 people, including an ambush that targeted a convoy carrying a top military commander in the country, authorities said.
A Muslim preacher-turned-television star who uses his broadcast platform to give out babies to surprised couples who can't conceive has rushed into defense mode, under fire from international critics who say he's a media hound who only wants to bolster his show ratings.
Forget a brand new convertible or a Caribbean getaway for two. TV host Aamir Liaquat Hussain in Pakistan is giving away babies.
Syrian government troops fired mortar rounds that slammed into a main market in a town in northern Syria on Sunday, killing at least 20 civilians, activist groups said.
A coordinated wave of car bombings tore through commercial streets in Baghdad on Saturday night, killing more than 30 and wounding dozens as insurgents kept up a relentless offensive during the holy month of Ramadan.
A leading Muslim cleric incited crowds at a recent Al-Aqsa Mosque speech in Jerusalem with calls to destroy America, France, Britain and Rome.
The spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood reportedly told members on to quit fasting for Ramadan so they'll be strong enough to battle for ousted President Mohammed Morsi's return.