Muslim community shows more trust in Mike Baird than in Australian Prime Minster

New South Wales Premier Mike Baird may succeed where Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has apparently failed. While most of the Islamic organisati ... More

Free wifi and mobile phone app help pilgrims in the Masjid al-Haram

The Grand Mosque is now providing pilgrims with a mobile phone app that can keep track of their rounds during the tawaf or circumambulation of the Kaa ... More

12th Muslim Imam killed in Uganda

Ugandan Muslim leaders on Wednesday voiced anger over the perceived failure of the police to protect Muslim imams following the murder one day earlier ... More

Islam will always remain in Germany: German Chancellor Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel noted during her speech at a Ramadan Iftar in Berlin that there is no doubt that Islam belongs in Germany and will rem ... More

Saudi court jails and lashes to Pakistani Defence Analyst Zaid Hamid

Pakistani defence analyst and commentator Zaid Hamid has been sentenced for eight years in jail and 1,000 lashes by a Saudi court for criticising the ... More

Afghanistan appoints first ever female judge to Supreme Court

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday appointed Anisa Rassouli to be his country’s first female Supreme Court judge.  Anisa Rassouli ... More

Saudi prince to donate $32bn fortune to charity

Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Al-waleed bin Talal has said he will donate his entire $32bn fortune to charity and philanthropist projects. 60 ye ... More

Indian Muslim was brutally assaulted by Hindu extremists in Muzaffarnagar

After shocking video has goes viral on social media that a Muslim man  being beaten brutally by the goons of Bajrang  Dal (a Hindu extremist ... More

Eight million Muslims visit Makkah on first 10 days of Ramadan

Eight million worshippers visited the Grand Mosque in Makkah during the first 10 days of the holy month of Ramadan, according to the Haj and Umrah Pub ... More

Muslim veiled student named best-dressed female at US high school

Blending traditional and modern trends to create modest style, a New Jersey Muslim girl has been named best-dressed senior student, breaking down nega ... More

Turkey concerned by China`s Ramadan ban on Uyghur Muslims

Turkish Foreign Ministry said it has expressed "deep concern" to China about reports that the China has instilled a fasting ban on segments ... More

Israel intercepts Third Gaza Freedom Flotilla

Israeli forces blocked the Third Gaza Freedom Flotilla's Marianne ship in international waters and captured at least one of the ships participatin ... More

Climate change a growing factor for Muslims at Holy month of Ramadan

As Muslims around the world begin preparing for a month of Ramadan fasting Thursday, many will be doing so in conditions increasingly harshened by cli ... More

Terrorist Monk dubbed Buddhist Bin Laden targets Myanmars persecuted Muslims

He’s been described as the “Buddhist Bin Laden,” but Ashin Wirathu thinks he has more in common with the world’s most famous f ... More

How women in the Muslim world are closing the gender gap

The oft-uttered phrase “the Muslim world” suggests a monolithic body. Yet the reality includes rich petro states at the cusp of dramatic c ... More

Islamic Microfinances big potential against poverty

The confluence of two strongly expanding industries, microfinance and Islamic finance, has seen rapid growth in the past years on the grounds that, ac ... More

Unworthy victims: Western wars have killed four million Muslims since 1990

Landmark research proves that the US-led ‘war on terror’ has killed as many as 2 million people, but this is a fraction of Western respons ... More

Japan looks for rise and influence from Islamic finance boom

Japan is the latest global financial hub to start making inroads into Islamic finance, a move that could help strengthen regional economic ties and gi ... More

Kashmir Muslims rage at forced disappearances in Indian-occupied Jammu & Kashmir

Kashmiri Muslim in the Indian-occupied Kashmir has demanded an independent probe into the cases of forced disappearance and unmarked graves. The Asso ... More

Germany: School books criticized for stereotyping Muslim names

Muslim religious leaders and Members of Parliament of Turkish origin in Germany have voiced concern following government research that shows that scho ... More

British Muslim police: A bridge between different cultures

While Islamophobia appears to be growing in Western countries, Islam and its practitioners has become an asset to the UK, as the NAMP was established ... More

Free wifi and mobile phone app help pilgrims in the Masjid al-Haram

The Grand Mosque is now providing pilgrims with a mobile phone app that can keep track of their rounds during the tawaf or circumambulation of the Kaaba. The Tawaf app is available through the Google Play Store and can be downloaded and connected to the mosque’s system. It issues an alert when the pilgrim completes the seventh and last round, Arab news reported. According to Bandar Al-Khuzaim, director of the information technology center at the presidency, the in ... More

Saudi court jails and lashes to Pakistani Defence Analyst Zaid Hamid

Pakistani defence analyst and commentator Zaid Hamid has been sentenced for eight years in jail and 1,000 lashes by a Sa ... More

Saudi prince to donate $32bn fortune to charity

Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Al-waleed bin Talal has said he will donate his entire $32bn fortune to charity and phi ... More

Eight million Muslims visit Makkah on first 10 days of Ramadan

Eight million worshippers visited the Grand Mosque in Makkah during the first 10 days of the holy month of Ramadan, acco ... More

Aussie Muslim family invites Police chief to Ramadan feast

The World Bank authorized a contribution of $55 million in assistance to the occupied Gaza Strip and West Bank, saying it would go toward strengthening government institutions as well the private economy. The contribution brings the organization's total assistance to Palestine since 1993 to $970 million, Ma'an News reported. A statement said the grant would "support investment in municipal services, water and sanitation, energy, as well as social protection, he ... More

Muslim community shows more trust in Mike Baird than in Australian Prime Minster

New South Wales Premier Mike Baird may succeed where Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has apparently failed. While ... More

Australia: Authorities approve construction of mosque in Maroochydore

A proposed Maroochydore mosque, previously opposed by more than 200 protesters, has received approval from the Sunshine ... More

Australia paid crew of Rohingya asylum-seekers boat to turn back: Police

The captain and crew of a boat carrying 65 asylum-seekers say Australian authorities paid them thousands of dollars to t ... More

Kuwaiti Sunnis, Shias unite for Friday prayer after deadly attack a week ago

Kuwaitis, both Sunni and Shia, prayed Friday prayer together at the Grand Mosque in Kuwait, in a show of unity one week after a deadly blast ripped through a Shia mosque in the capital. The emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and other security officials were present, AA reported. The suicide attack had targeted the Imam Sadiq Mosque last Friday, leaving 27 people dead.  The deadly attack, which also wounded more than 200 worshippers who were ... More

Uyghur Muslims refugees arrive in Turkey after fleeing China

Around 173 people from the minority Chinese Muslim community of Uyghurs have arrived in Turkey from Thailand, where they ... More

Indian district Muzaffarnagar tense after blast inside mosque

A Muslim imam was reportedly injured when two bombs exploded inside a mosque in Muzaffarnagar's Bhumma village in we ... More

12th Muslim Imam killed in Uganda

Ugandan Muslim leaders on Wednesday voiced anger over the perceived failure of the police to protect Muslim imams follow ... More