Category Archives: Top Ten Fake News Headlines Concerning Islam

A look at the Western media’s favorite canards in presenting Islam to an unassuming, ill-informed audience.

Fake News Headline #9: Minorities Have Always Loved Living under Muslim Rule!


One common oft-repeated canard in the West today is that in the Golden Age of Islam (whenever that was), everyone loved living under Muslim rule. Jews and Christians flourished, Zoroastrians and Buddhists, even Hindus and other polytheists, found safe harbor … Continue reading

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Fake News Headline #8: Islam Is the World’s Fastest Growing Religion — Therefore It Must Be True!


There are two claims in this headline, which while related are separate. Let’s look at them in turn. “Islam is the world’s fastest growing religion.” How is this ascertained? Has Pew been individually polling seven billion people annually to determine … Continue reading

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Fake News Headline #7: “Hey, Allah, God, Yahweh, Brahma — They’re All the Same Anyway! There’s Only One God, After All. (Part 1)


One of the most vexing questions facing Christian-Muslim dialogue is this: Do Muslims and Christians worship the same God? The answer to this is often plagued by a grammatical confusion which must be cleared up before proceeding to a fruitful … Continue reading

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Fake News Headline #6: The Qur’an Is God’s Most Perfect Revelation Given to the World


Islam depends on two fundamental assertions for its claim to be the true faith which every human being must adopt: 1) Muhammad is the final and greatest prophet sent into the world by God; 2) the Qur’an is God’s final … Continue reading

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Fake News Headline #5: Muhammad Was the Greatest Man Who Ever Lived, and the Model for All Human Life!


In the orthodox Muslim world, Muhammad occupies a place higher than any other human being in creation. He is known as al-Insan al-Kamil, “the ideal man” whose life is to be imitated by all Muslims as nearly as possible. It … Continue reading

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Fake News Headline #4: Jihad Merely Means “Striving to Become a Better Person”


The word “election” is a fairly common term in the American vocabulary, especially every four years during Presidential campaign seasons. Its basic meaning, of course, is “the act of choosing or selecting.” However, were you to ask what the term … Continue reading

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Fake News Headline #3: Islam and Western Democracy Are Completely Compatible!


Defenders of Islam in the West are quick to reassure the faint of heart that Islam and democracy are completely compatible, and that anyone who says otherwise really doesn’t know what he/she is talking about. In fact, some Islamophiles go … Continue reading

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