Boko Haram: the Only Terrorist Group?

Boko Haram: the Only Terrorist Group?

Boko Haram’s militant leader Abubakar Shekau’s radical behaviors have been drawing international attention. He is the new face of terrorism in Africa along with his jihadist group Boko Haram, showing up in many videos online only clothed in militant garb and often carrying a weapon. Many times he does things in the name of Allah, […]

Sufism Religious Symbol Used as Marketing Logo Causes Controversy

Sufism Religious Symbol Used as Marketing Logo Causes Controversy

Sufism, derived from a branch of the monotheistic religion Islam, revolves around individuals seeking the Truth and “divine ethics”. With over 500,00 members, the mystical religion contains a variety of important symbols, one being the crescent-shaped representation of the word “God.” Use of this symbol has recently sparked worldwide controversy among Sufis, accusing the luxury […]

The Purpose of Ramadan

The Purpose of Ramadan

The month of Ramadan has arrived and Muslims all around the world will be observing the fast. For those who are not familiar with Islam and Ramadan, the purpose of this holy month is much more than abstaining from food and drink; it is a source of purification for the soul, heart, mind, and body. […]