New Eid stamp issued by the U.S. Postal Service

Eid Stamp 2013

The U.S. Postal Service today announced the 2013 Eid Forever Stamp is being dedicated at the American Philatelic Society stamp show in Milwaukee, WI. Customers may purchase the Eid Forever stamp now at www.usps.com/stamps, or at 800-StAMP-24 (800-782-6724) for delivery by mail and at Post Offices nationwide.

The Postal Service issued its first Eid stamp, with gold calligraphy against a blue background, on September 1, 2001. A new Eid stamp with gold calligraphy against a reddish background debuted on August 12, 2011. All Eid stamps to date have featured the work of world-renowned calligrapher Mohamed Zakariya of Arlington, Virginia. Read the rest of this entry »

A totally mesmerizing and eloquent defense of Islam

For almost 200 years, the Oxford Union has been hosting some of the most stimulating and controversial debates in the world. Watch as journalist Mehdi Hasan enters this hallowed hall and delivers a rollicking defense of the proposition “Islam Is a Peaceful Religion.” It’s a bit long, but I guarantee that you’ll be glued to your seat as soon as you press “play”.

SPOILER ALERT: Hasan’s side won the debate 286-168.

Fox News host attacks Muslim scholar who wrote about Jesus

Renowned academic and author Reza Aslan was forced to respond to a barrage of Islamophobic attacks during an interview with Fox News host Lauren Green.