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Islam fills the education vacuum for refugee Rohingya children
Islam fills the education vacuum for refugee Rohingya children.
Ramadan: Fasting is one of the pillars of Islam
Ramadan: Fasting is one of the pillars of Islam.
Indonesia: President Widodo leads in early results
Independent exit polls gave incumbent leader Joko Widodo about 55 percent of the vote. The election campaign was dominated by the economy and the rising influence of conservative Islam.
Indonesia election puts Islam on the ballot
The election campaign for Indonesia's next president has been dominated by the role of political Islam. According to experts, young voters, who comprise a majority of the electorate, are in support of conservative Islam.
Pope Francis praises Moroccans for welcoming migrants and rejecting fanaticism
Pope Francis' Morocco trip is aimed at promoting moderate Islam and showing solidarity with migrants fleeing to Europe. In February, Francis visited the UAE, where he emphasized the need for inter-faith dialogue.
Female German referee causes Bundesliga broadcast to be canceled in Iran
Iranian state TV did not broadcast a Bundesliga soccer match because of the presence of a woman as referee, media say. The Islamic country censors the showing of women in "revealing" clothes such as football shorts.
Malaysian PM criticizes caning
9 Sep 2018
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has criticized the caning of 2 Muslim women for attempting to have sex, saying it tarnishes Islam's reputation.
What do Muslims do during the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca
20 Aug 2018
The islamic pilgrimage to Mecca (Hajj) is one of the five pillars of Islam and a religious duty for every able-bodied Muslim. The pilgrimage takes place once a year.
Many Turks believe Erdogan will bring new Ottoman Empire
15 Sep 2017
Many Turks believe President Recip Tayyip Erdogan has renewed their sense of national pride, which they feel is closely tied to Islam.
Trump cabinet picks criticised over racism
19 Nov 2016
It's been the biggest question around the globe - what kind of a President will Donald Trump be? And we now have our first indication after he announced his first three picks for his cabinet.
Mass graves discovered in Iraq after ISIL retreat
11 Sep 2016
As ISIL fighters retreat from villages and cities in northern Iraq, dozens of mass graves, thought to contain thousands of bodies have been discovered. Yazidi community leaders say the graves are evidence of genocide.
Muslims gather around the Kaaba shrine during the Hajj in Mecca
9 Sep 2016
Muslims from across the world have gathered in Mecca in Saudi Arabia for the annual hajj pilgrimage, and visited the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque.