President Barack Obama gives Ramadhan message

President Obama extends his best wishes to Muslims around the world during the fasting month of Ramadhan.

Ground Zero mosque to go ahead

Planners have cleared the way for a mosque to be built near New York’s Ground Zero site, despite fierce opposition.

The Landmarks Preservation Commission’s decision not to declare the building a landmark allows organisers to transform into an Islamic community centre, just blocks from the site of the September 11 terrorist attacks National and local politicians and pressure groups spoke out against plans for the mosque, saying it “disrespected” the memory of September 11 victims.

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Injustice cannot defeat injustice

Some of America’s leading Muslim figures speak on the use of violence as a means to impact change, and its contrary nature to Islam’s teachings.