Woman sues Twitter for allowing ISIS activity on the website

From engadget: It's pretty well-known that ISIS and its supporters have been using social media to encourage acts of violence, and Twitter seems to be one of their preferred platforms. Now, a woman whose husband was killed when a gunman attacked a police training center in Jordan is suing the microblogging website for allowing ISIS (and sympathizer) … Continue reading Woman sues Twitter for allowing ISIS activity on the website

Woman banned from football grounds for ripping up the Holy Quran

The Independent is reporting that; A woman who ripped up the pages of a Koran at Birmingham’s St Andrew’s stadium has been banned from every football ground in England and Wales for three years. Middlesbrough fan Julie Phillips, 51, claims she did not know it was the holy book of Islam and was merely trying … Continue reading Woman banned from football grounds for ripping up the Holy Quran

China’s Female Mosques

China’s Hui Muslims are unique in many respects. The country’s second-largest ethnic minority share linguistic and cultural ties with the majority in China that have allowed them to practice their religion with less interference and fewer restrictions than others, like Uighur Muslims and Tibetans. Outside of China, the Hui practice of installing women as the … Continue reading China’s Female Mosques

The first British Muslim woman to have visited the Holy Cities of Madinah and Makkah

During the 19th century, many women, particularly Englishwomen, were fascinated by the Arab world. Most of these female travelers, like Lucie Duff Gordon, Lady Ann Blunt, Gertrude Bell, Isabelle Eberhardt and Freya Stark, to name but a few, are known to us through their impassioned travelogues. However, one name, Lady Evelyn Cobbold (1867 - 1963) … Continue reading The first British Muslim woman to have visited the Holy Cities of Madinah and Makkah