News on Islam & Muslims

Afghan girls’ robotics team win contest in Europe

Harun Nasrullah Afghanistan’s Girl Robotics Team won the Entrepreneur Challenge at Europe’s largest robotics festival in Tallinn, Estonia, having already secured a silver medal in a similar competition in Washington. The teens aged 14 to 17, attracted international attention last summer when they were briefly denied visas to the US, won the Entrepreneurial Challenge at

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US: Study finds Trump Muslim ban shifted public opinion

By Barry Eitel   SAN FRANCISCO (AA): A new study announced Friday found that an executive order signed by President Donald Trump barring travelers from several Muslim-majority countries caused a rare and significant shift in public opinion. According to a study published by researchers at the University of California, Riverside, the order and the wave

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US: New York Muslim police officers harassed with hate messages

By Safvan Allahverdi   WASHINGTON (AA):  New York Police Department (NYPD) officials are investigating who is responsible leaving hate messages on the lockers of two Muslim officers, the department’s Muslim Officers Society told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday. “It is under investigation and that is all I know right now but we assume the person who

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