The Clock-Building Teen and the Quran-Burning Pastor: How America Treats a "Model" Muslim Family

When Terry Jones burned a copy of the Quran outside of his Gainesville, Florida, church in 2011, Mohamed Elhassan Mohamed didn’t riot, like some outraged Muslims did in the Arab world, or protest peacefully, like many fellow followers of Islam did elsewhere. He didn’t even stay home, turn off the TV, and try to ignore… »9/16/15 5:40pm9/16/15 5:40pm


How Muslim Athletes Deal With Ramadan

For the first time since 1986, the World Cup and Ramadan will overlap. Ramadan's a month in the Islamic calendar—a lunar calendar—in which Muslims, among other things, abstain from food and water during the day, breaking fast at sundown. The fasting will start Saturday. There's a substantial number of Muslim athletes… »6/27/14 3:17pm6/27/14 3:17pm