Muslims

Maintaining tradition, Karnataka temple begins festival with holy Quran recital

The annual festival in southern Indian state Karnataka’s Chennakeshava Temple stuck to its age-old tradition by beginning with holy Quran recital, notwithstanding opposition from right-wing Hindu groups, Hindustan Times reported.

January 8, 2016
January 8, 2016

Biswa Ijtema begins

The first phase of the three-day Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of Muslims after Hajj, begins on the bank of the Turag river at Tongi in Gazipur.

January 8, 2016
January 8, 2016

First phase of Biswa Ijtema begins today

The first phase of three day-long Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of Muslims after the Hajj, begins on the bank of the Turag river at Tongi in Gazipur today.

December 27, 2015
December 27, 2015

Interview: How perilous is the threat to Muslims in the US

Since the deadly Paris attacks and San Bernadino shootings, a widespread backlash against Muslims in US has been reported.To understand the narratives around Islam and Muslims in US, Raza Rumi speaks to Dr Akbar S. Ahmed, who is the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University.

December 12, 2015
December 12, 2015

70,000 Muslim clerics pass ‘fatwa’ against terrorism

Religious leaders emphasize that they don't consider terrorists to be true Muslims.

December 10, 2015
December 10, 2015

Zuckerberg voices support for Muslim Facebook users

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reassures Muslim Facebook users that they are “always welcome” on the popular social media platform.

December 8, 2015
December 8, 2015

Trump urges US ban on Muslim arrivals

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has called for a halt to Muslims entering the US, in the wake of the deadly California shootings.

November 17, 2015
November 17, 2015

Paris mosque urges Muslims to join 'anti-terror' protest

The Great Mosque of Paris urges French Muslims to gather at the country's most important mosque Friday to say "No to terror" and "We are all Paris!".

November 16, 2015
November 16, 2015

Guns, God and grievances: Belgium's Islamist "airbase"

"A breeding ground for violence" the mayor of Molenbeek called her town, speaking of unemployment and overcrowding among Arab immigrant families, of youthful despair finding refuge in radical Islam.

November 16, 2015
November 16, 2015

Syrians can return to fight, 'liberate' homeland: Polish minister

The hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees pouring into Europe can be trained to form an army and return to "liberate" their homeland, Poland's new foreign minister says.

October 22, 2015
October 22, 2015

India beef lynching premeditated, says inquiry

A commission of inquiry in India has concluded that the lynching of a man over rumours he kept and consumed beef was premeditated and not spontaneous.