Anti-Islam rallies, counter-protests flare in Australia

Rival anti-Islam and anti-racism rallies saw hundreds protest across Australia at the weekend with violent clashes in Melbourne, as police officers mo ... More

World`s oldest Quran from Muhammad (PBUH) era found in UK university

Researchers in the UK have discovered fragments of the 14 centuries old Quran when Prophet of Islam Hazart Muhammad (Pease Be Upon Him) lived, making ... More

`Alarming` rise in Islamophobia attacks in France

Islamophobic attacks in France - home to Western Europe’s largest Muslim population - rose fourfold in the first half of 2015, the French Observ ... More

Award-winning photographer holds exhibition depicting Rohingya Muslims suffering

An award-winning photographer who has an exhibition to raise awareness about the oppressed Rohingya Muslims, exhibition in Istanbul to offer insights ... More

Indian Muslims angry at Hijab banned during Pre-Medical Tests

 A controversial dress code issued for pre-medical tests in India that bans the Islamic headscarf/hijab to avoid cheating. The dress code issued ... More

Muslims Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr on Friday, Saturday

The majority of Muslims worldwide will celebrate 'Eid Al-Fitr, which crowns the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, on Friday, July 17. Relig ... More

Turkey to build stadium in Gaza strip

Turkey will build a 20,000-seat stadium according to international standard in the Gaza Strip to support sports in Palestine. A member of the Highe ... More

Oldest Qurans republished in print and digital formats

Turkey-based Research Center for Islamic History, Arts and Culture (IRCICA) has published facsimiles of a number of the oldest Qurans from the 1st cen ... More

ISIL bans Eid prayer in Mosul

As Muslims anticipate 'Eid Al-fitr prayers and festivities after the holy month of Ramadan, the Daesh (ISIL) has banned 'Eid prayer in Mosul, Iraq, cl ... More

Over 2 million Muslims pray at Grand Mosque on 27th night of Ramdan

More than two million worshippers offered Isha and taraweeh prayers on 27th night of Ramadan at the Grand Mosque in Makkah, in a highly spiritual atmo ... More

Israel to build shopping mall, hotel on historic Muslim cemetery

Israel has approved plans to build a residential neighborhood on the ruins of an ancient Muslim cemetery in West Jerusalem, Israeli daily Haaretz repo ... More

250,000 Muslims pray last Ramadan Friday prayer at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Thousands of Palestinians from the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem marched to Al-Aqsa Mosque to pray the last Friday prayer of the holy month of ... 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

90,000 Palestinian Muslims mark Eid al-Fitr at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Thousands of Palestinian Muslims from East Jerusalem and the Israeli-occupied West Bank visited the Al-Aqsa Mosque on Friday to mark the Eid al-Fitr, the three-day festival that follows the fasting month of Ramadan. Sheikh Azzam al-Khatib, director-general of Muslim endowments and Al-Aqsa affairs said that some 90,000 Palestinian worshipers had showed up at the mosque on Friday to perform Eid prayers, Anadolu Agency reported. Jihad Kioswani, a 40-year-old worshipper, to ... More

Turkey to build stadium in Gaza strip

Turkey will build a 20,000-seat stadium according to international standard in the Gaza Strip to support sports in Pales ... More

Oldest Qurans republished in print and digital formats

Turkey-based Research Center for Islamic History, Arts and Culture (IRCICA) has published facsimiles of a number of the ... More

ISIL bans Eid prayer in Mosul

As Muslims anticipate 'Eid Al-fitr prayers and festivities after the holy month of Ramadan, the Daesh (ISIL) has banned ... More

Anti-Islam rallies, counter-protests flare in Australia

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

Muslim leaders urged to boycott Eid dinners held by Australian Police

Aussie Muslim community members are urging their leaders, imams and representatives to boycott Ramadan dinners being hel ... More

David Warner says he attacked English cricketer as he was insulting Muslims

Australian opening batsman David Warner has revealed he attacked Joe Root in a Birmingham nightclub before the last Ashe ... More

Aussie Muslim family invites Police chief to Ramadan feast

The daily family ritual of sitting down to dinner together has taken on a new significance for about half a million Aust ... More

Turkey-funded Mosque in Romania sparks resistance

The Proposed mosque is the outcome of 11 years effort of talks and promises between the Turkey and Romania. Resistance is growing in Bucharest to a giant mosque proposed for the city and financed by Turkey, as part of its push to build religious centers in major cities outside the country. The Romanian government has given 11,000 sqm of terrain next to the exhibition centre 'Romexpo' with a market value of €3.9 million for free to the Mufti of the Romanian ... More

World`s oldest Quran from Muhammad (PBUH) era found in UK university

Researchers in the UK have discovered fragments of the 14 centuries old Quran when Prophet of Islam Hazart Muhammad (Pea ... More

`Alarming` rise in Islamophobia attacks in France

Islamophobic attacks in France - home to Western Europe’s largest Muslim population - rose fourfold in the first h ... More

US President Obama offers Eid al-Fitr greetings to Muslims

The U.S. welcomed the end of Ramadan on Thursday as millions of Muslims around the world prepare to celebrate the Eid al ... More