News and Analysis (9/20/17)

“It will be a great pity if this agreement were to be destroyed by ‘rogue’ newcomers to the world of politics: the world will have lost a great opportunity” — Iranian President Rouhani:

Seven months after the Muslim group bought land for a cemetery the board of supervisors changed the rules to require a setback not authorized by state law:

The Bangladeshi PM discussed with Trump “Rohingya Muslims flooding into her country, but expected no help from him as he has made clear how he feels about refugees”:

The professor says countries like Niger “are 95 to 98 percent Muslim, but women are united in freedom “to do what they want” regardless of “ethnicity, religion and language”:

Installed by Russia to impose a secular order, “Kadyrov has been actively reshaping the local strain of Islam … into a political tool to enhance his own power and posture”:

Few have taken “notice of the historic firsts emerging among Hollywood’s African American Muslims” such as Dave Chapelle and Mahershala Ali:

The sorority’s UT Austin president says that the attraction of Greek life is that Muslim women is that a notion Islamic sisterhood is “very ingrained in our religious community”:

The story of Islam’s long European presence “that has shaped Western culture in areas ranging from medicine, philosophy and architecture to diplomacy, language and food”:

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