U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump has called for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States,” immigrants and visitors alike, because of what he describes as hatred among “large segments of the Muslim population” toward Americans.
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Two Million Muslims Start Hajj Pilgrimage
Photos by Mosa’ab Elshamy More than 2 million Muslims on Tuesday started the first rites of the annual hajj in Saudi Arabia, one of the world’s largest pilgrimages that draws people from different countries to the holy city of Mecca to perform a series of rituals and prayers aimed at erasing past sins.
Muslims in Japan Observe Fasting Month of Ramadan
Photos by Eugene Hoshiko Yohei Matsuyama breaks his daylong Ramadan fast with chopsticks. He’s seated on the floor at a narrow table with a dozen other Japanese Muslim men and boys as they eat “gyudon,” a dish consisting of rice topped with beef.