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Ramadan fast poses challenge for Muslim Olympians

Winning an Olympic medal is hard.
Surprisingly, winning one when you’re fasting for Ramadan is not that much harder.

Filmmaker switches sides and now opposes mosque

An outspoken supporter of a planned mosque that has sparked opposition in Murfreesboro, Tenn., has switched sides and joined the anti-Islam movement.
Eric Allen Bell, a documentary filmmaker, was a fixture at court hearings and protests over the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro in 2010.

Oregon mosque under FBI scrutiny says it’s being pushed to adopt Americanized Islam

In the past two years, the FBI has placed at least five men with affiliations to the mosque, including its longtime religious leader, on the nation's no-fly list, a roster of suspected terrorists barred from flying in the United States. None has been charged with a terrorism-related offense, and federal officials haven't told them why they're on the list.

Why basketball is Muslims’ favorite sport

Omar Abdelkader, a student at Northeastern University in Boston, is an observant Muslim but admits that, at least as a kid, he was occasionally seduced by the swish of a perfect jump-shot over the Islamic call to prayer.

Muslim students feel welcome at Gonzaga

The Muslim prayer room isn’t a mosque, but it’s a quiet, dedicated place for Gonzaga’s Muslim student population to pray and reflect.

Women wear hijabs in support of slain Iraqi woman

Jean Younis won’t be wearing an Easter bonnet at church this Sunday. Instead, the office manager at Bonita Valley Adventist Church...

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