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  • Rahami is suspected of planting several explosives in New York City and New Jersey, including one that blew up on Saturday night in Manhattan and injured 29 people and two in New Jersey that exploded over the weekend but did not hurt anyone. Local restaurant owners in Elizabeth said on Tuesday that many of the fried chicken restaurants are operated by Afghan...

  • ELIZABETH, N.J., Sept 19- Long before Ahmad Rahami became notorious as the suspect in this weekend's bombings in and around New York, his family was known in Elizabeth, New Jersey, for frequent skirmishes with neighbors over its fried chicken restaurant. Salaam Ismial, a social worker at the Masjid Al-Hadi mosque in Elizabeth, said he saw Rahami at a half dozen events...

  • NEW YORK/ ELIZABETH, N.J., Sept 19- Long before Ahmad Rahami became notorious as the suspect in this weekend's bombings in and around New York, his family was known in Elizabeth, New Jersey, for frequent skirmishes with neighbors over its fried chicken restaurant. Salaam Ismial, a social worker at the Masjid Al-Hadi mosque in Elizabeth, said he saw Rahami at a half...

  • Navigating the growing Muslim travel market

    Faeez Fadhlillah, CEO of Tripfez, talks about how his business integrates Salam Standard benchmarks to ensure that Muslim travelers' needs are met.

  • Pope Francis arrives to lead the weekly audience in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican, February 18, 2015.

    Mother Teresa, the nun who devoted her life to the impoverished and one of Catholicism's most iconic figures, was canonized as a saint, NBC reports.

  • *Unilever, L'Oreal, Beiersdorf going halal in Indonesia. *Companies say Indonesia could influence other Muslim markets. LONDON/ JAKARTA, Sept 2- Some of the world's biggest consumer groups are making halal face creams and shampoos for Indonesia ahead of a new labeling law, part of a broader push to cater to growing Muslim populations as sales in many Western...

  • A 'wear what you want' protest against the burkini ban for Muslim women on French beaches on 25th August 2016, outside the French embassy in London, United Kingdom.

    A top French court on Friday suspended the ban that has angered Muslims, feminists and civil liberties campaigners.

  • Burkini ban is good for business

    France’s controversial move to ban the burkini is making it a must have fashion item

  • NEW YORK, Aug 23- A Zen "koan" is a Buddhist riddle designed to get you thinking. That is what Bari Tessler wants you to ponder for a minute. The Boulder, Colorado- based financial therapist and author of the newly-released book "The Art of Money," who puts her master's degree in psychology to use by running a year-long "money school" for clients.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 23- A Zen "koan" is a Buddhist riddle designed to get you thinking. That is what Bari Tessler wants you to ponder for a minute. The Boulder, Colorado- based financial therapist and author of the newly-released book "The Art of Money," who puts her master's degree in psychology to use by running a year-long "money school" for clients.

  • People walk pass next to the crime scene in Ozone Park after where Mosque leader Maulama Akonjee and friend Thara Uddin were killed in the Queens borough of New York City, August 13, 2016.

    The motive was not immediately known and no evidence has been uncovered that the two men were targeted because of their faith, the police said.

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 12- Malaysia's Islamic finance market is set for a much-needed boost when the country's largest pension fund launches a 100 billion ringgit Islamic fund in January, offering a potential boon for asset managers. The Employees Provident Fund's sharia-compliant pension plan opened to acclaim this week with Malaysians lining outside its...

  • French priest killed in hostage situation

    French President Francois Hollande says the attack was claimed by Islamic State.

  • Trump shifts call on Muslim ban

    Donald Trump shifts the parameters of his proposed ban on Muslims entering the US by calling for 'extreme vetting' of persons from regions with a history of terror.

  • Bremmer: Problem is Radical Islam

    Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer, says there are very large numbers of "un-integrated Muslims in Europe," in reacting to comments by former CIA Director Jim Woolsey, on ISIS.

  • *Bangladesh army says most victims in restaurant were foreigners. DHAKA, July 2- Islamist militants killed 20 people, including at least nine Italians, seven Japanese and an American, inside an upmarket restaurant in Bangladesh's capital, before security forces stormed the building and ended a 12- hour standoff on Saturday. The gunmen, who stormed the busy...

  • *Bangladesh army says most victims in restaurant were foreigners. DHAKA, July 2- Islamist militants killed 20 people, including at least nine Italians, seven Japanese and an American, inside an upmarket restaurant in Bangladesh's capital, before security forces stormed the building and ended a 12- hour standoff on Saturday. The gunmen, who stormed the busy...

  • *Bangladesh army says most victims in restaurant were foreigners. DHAKA, July 2- Islamist militants killed 20 people, including at least nine Italians and seven Japanese, inside an upmarket restaurant in Bangladesh's capital, before security forces stormed the building and ended a 12- hour standoff on Saturday. The gunmen, who stormed the busy restaurant in...

  • *Bangladesh army says most victims in restaurant were foreigners. *Country's $26 bln garment sector likely to be hurt. DHAKA, July 2- Islamist militants killed 20 people, including at least nine Italians and seven Japanese, inside an upmarket restaurant in Bangladesh's capital, before security forces stormed the building and ended a 12- hour standoff on...

  • *Bangladesh army says most victims in restaurant were foreigners. *Country's $26 bln garment sector likely to be hurt. DHAKA, July 2- Islamist militants killed 20 people, including at least nine Italians, inside an upmarket restaurant in Bangladesh's capital, before security forces stormed the building and ended a 12- hour standoff on Saturday.