Opinion

Is Trump committing war crimes in Iraq and Syria?

Civilian deaths in Iraq and Syria have reportedly spiked since Trump took power. What is going on?

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Islam

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr 2017

From Iraq and Afghanistan to Turkey and Singapore, Muslims around the world celebrate the end of the holy month.

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr 2017

Eid al-Fitr 2017

How long is your Eid?

Eid al-Fitr holidays in 2017 range from 23 days in Saudi Arabia to three in Pakistan.

Eid al-Fitr holiday: How many days is it by country?

Eid al-Fitr 2017

Eid moon sighting

Moon sighting committees convened to look for the Eid moon on June 24, while astronomers predicted it invisible in Asia.

When is Eid al-Fitr this year?

Africa

Harar: The City of Saints

The colourful, maze-like alleys within the Mecca of Africa remain alive and busy during the holy month of Ramadan.

The walled city of Harar in eastern Ethiopia

Saudi Arabia

Sunday declared first day of Eid

Eid al-Fitr, which means 'festival of breaking the fast', marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan.

Eid al-Fitr: Saudi Arabia declares Sunday first day

Islam

The questions everyone is asking about Ramadan

Ramadan is upon us once again. Here is what happens during the holy month.

Ramadan 2017: Why is it so important for Muslims?

Ramadan 2017

Discovering the spirit of Ramadan in Morocco

From iftar meals out of trunks to tea with Bedouins, the hospitality that embodies Ramadan is evident almost everywhere.

Discovering the spirit of Ramadan in Morocco

Ramadan 2017

Ramadan in Philadelphia's African American community

Philadelphia Masjid is one of the largest mosques in the city and hosts iftar meals every evening during Ramadan.

Ramadan in Philadelphia's African American community

Opinion

Remembering the great Muhammad Ali as a black Muslim

On how Muhammad Ali's death started a debate on anti-blackness within the Muslim community.

Adama Juldeh Munu

by Adama Juldeh Munu

Adama Juldeh Munu

Opinion

Can Muslims mourn Manchester?

There is a towering moral upper-hand that denies Muslims as Muslims the agency to mourn the victims of Manchester.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Saudi Arabia

Saturday declared first day of Ramadan

Ramadan Mubarak! Saudi Arabia officially declares May 27 as the first day of Ramadan. Pakistan, India start on Sunday.

Ramadan: Saudi, 33 countries declare Saturday first day

Religion

When is Ramadan?

Scientifically, Ramadan's new moon should be visible on Friday evening, confirming Saturday as the first day of fasting.

Ramadan 2017: First day of fasting expected May 27

Middle East

Trump to give 'blunt' speech on Islam in Riyadh

After saying 'Islam hates us' and calling for a Muslim travel ban, Trump seeks to reset relations with Islamic world.

Trump seeks to win over Muslims with Islam speech

Reporter's Notebook

ISIL in the Caribbean: Why Trinidadians fight in Syria and Iraq

How did the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago become the nation with the highest number of ISIS recruits per capita in the Western Hemisphere?