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The economic impact of Eid al-Adha and the $400 billion Halal food market

WASHINGTON:  Eid al-Adha, also called the “Festival of Sacrifice”, is the second of two Islamic holidays celebrated by the Muslim nation each year. The other holiday being Eid al-Fitr. Eid al-Adha is the holier of the two holiday and will be celebrated today, from sundown to sundown, tomorrow August 21. The world-wide celebrations equate to more than $400 ...

Obama visits U.S. mosque, ignores Islamic terrorism

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2016 — President Obama made his first visit as president to a U.S. mosque on Wednesday, when he addressed an Islamic group in Maryland. Did his visit signal an even more pro-Muslim White House stance and greater dismissiveness toward Christianity? Obama appeared to extend his pro-Islamic hand-holding efforts when he addressed a meeting at the Maryland Islamic ...

Muslims express outrage over Boko Haram kidnappings

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 — Numerous Muslim individuals and organizations have expressed outrage at the Boko Haram kidnapping of young girls. The anger at Boko Haram, a recognized terrorist organization, reflects a genuine sentiment of antipathy towards the group and its actions for a variety of reasons. Many would be surprised, for example, to learn that ...

Constitutional analysis of the New York Public School plan to close for Islamic holidays

WASHINGTON, February 10, 2014 – Newly elected New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced his intention to have New York Public Schools closed for the Islamic holidays of Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, igniting significant interest from various pro-Muslim and anti-Muslim groups. The announcement came on the heels of a popular White House petition asking ...