Islam

FILE - In this Feb.7 2016 file photo, Muslim scholar Tariq Ramadan delivers a speech during a French Muslim organizations meeting in Lille, northern France. Ramadan is facing charges in France after two days in custody for an investigation into accusations of rape and sexual assault. A French judicial official said Friday Feb. 2, 2018 that Ramadan was handed overnight to Paris prosecutors, who are to open a formal inquiry into the case. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler, File)
February 02, 2018 - 3:30 pm
PARIS (AP) — A judicial official says prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan has been handed preliminary charges in two alleged cases of rape by women who sought his counsel. Ramadan was jailed Friday, at least temporarily. The official said Ramadan was placed under investigation for alleged rape...
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February 02, 2018 - 8:25 am
PARIS (AP) — French authorities say prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan is being investigated for allegedly raping two women and could be detained in long-term custody pending further investigation. A judicial official said the Paris prosecutor's office opened a formal inquiry Friday based on...
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In this May 10, 2017 file photo, a police officer escorts two men accused of having gay sex into a holding cell to wait for the start of their trial at the Shariah Court in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, Riding a tsunami of moral conservatism and anti-gay prejudice, Indonesia's Islamic political parties appear on the cusp of a major victory: outlawing all sex outside marriage. Revisions to Indonesia's criminal code being considered by Parliament would allow prison sentences of up to five years for sex between unmarried people and also criminalize gay sex, the bugbear of Indonesia's Islamic and secular political parties. (AP Photo/Heri Juanda, File)
February 01, 2018 - 10:27 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Riding a tsunami of moral conservatism and anti-gay prejudice, Indonesia's Islamic political parties appear on the cusp of a major victory: outlawing all sex outside marriage. Revisions to Indonesia's criminal code being considered by Parliament would allow prison...
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January 31, 2018 - 8:39 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Riding a tsunami of moral conservatism and anti-gay prejudice, Indonesia's Islamic political parties appear on the cusp of a major victory: outlawing all sex outside marriage. Revisions to Indonesia's criminal code being considered by Parliament would allow prison...
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President Donald Trump claps at his first State of the Union address in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol to a joint session of Congress Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 in Washington. (Win McNamee/Pool via AP)
January 31, 2018 - 5:55 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on reactions to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Japan has praised President Donald Trump's pledge of putting maximum pressure on North Korea to abandon its nuclear and missile threats. Chief Cabinet Secretary...
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President Donald Trump claps at his first State of the Union address in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol to a joint session of Congress Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 in Washington. (Win McNamee/Pool via AP)
January 31, 2018 - 5:44 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on reactions to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Iran's foreign minister is saying that President Donald Trump has confirmed his "ignorance" in remarks on Iran in his State of the Union address. Foreign Minister...
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In this June 27, 2006 file photo, reviewed by a U.S. Department of Defense official, U.S. military guards walk within Camp Delta military-run prison, at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
January 31, 2018 - 2:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to keep open the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, marking a formal reversal of his predecessor's eight-year effort to shut it down. Trump made it clear during his campaign that he wanted Guantanamo to remain open and to "...
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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2014, file photo, M. Indira Gandhi pauses during an interview at her house in Ipoh, Perak state, Malaysia. Malaysia's top court in a landmark decision says both parents must consent to the religious conversion of a minor, ruling in favor of Hindu woman Gandhi whose ex-husband converted their three children to Islam. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin, File)
January 29, 2018 - 7:48 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's top court said in a landmark decision Monday that both parents must consent to the religious conversion of a minor, ruling unanimously in favor of a Hindu woman whose ex-husband converted their three children to Islam without telling her. The ruling ended a...
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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2014, file photo, M. Indira Gandhi pauses during an interview at her house in Ipoh, Perak state, Malaysia. Malaysia's top court in a landmark decision says both parents must consent to the religious conversion of a minor, ruling in favor of Hindu woman Gandhi whose ex-husband converted their three children to Islam. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin, File)
January 29, 2018 - 1:43 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's top court said in a landmark decision Monday both parents must consent to the religious conversion of a minor, ruling unanimously in favor of a Hindu woman whose ex-husband converted their three children to Islam without telling her. The ruling ended a nine-...
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January 29, 2018 - 12:59 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's top court in a landmark decision says both parents must consent to the religious conversion of a minor, ruling in favor of a Hindu woman whose ex-husband converted their three children to Islam. M.Indira Gandhi became caught in a high-profile dispute after...
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