Middle East

Tunisia lifts ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims

President's initiative secures Tunisian women's right to choose spouse despite opposition from mainstream Muslim clerics

Tunisia lifts ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims

Middle East

Muslim scholars urge Saudi Arabia to free preachers

Preachers and scholars arrested in Saudi Arabia 'should not be used as pawns in political crisis', Doha-based IUMS says.

IUMS urges Saudi Arabia to free Muslim scholars

Opinion

The abuse of India's triple talaq verdict

Triple talaq, like the made-up 'Love Jihad', has become yet another anti-Muslim tool in the hands of the far right.

Flavia Agnes

by Flavia Agnes

Flavia Agnes

Saudi Arabia

Two million Muslims gather near Mecca for Hajj

Crowds visit Mount Arafat to spend day in contemplation where Prophet Muhammad is said to have delivered final sermon.

Two million Muslims gather near Mecca for Hajj

Islam

A step-by-step guide to Hajj

How Muslims perform the rituals of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca.

A step-by-step guide to Hajj

Eid Al-Adha 2017

How long is your Eid?

Eid al-Adha holidays in 2017 range from 16 days in Saudi Arabia to three in Uganda.

Eid al-Adha 2017 holiday: How many days is it?

Hajj 2017

How much does it cost to go for Hajj?

Going for Hajj can be an expensive experience for most people, especially from countries with lower average incomes.

How much does it cost to go for Hajj?

Saudi Arabia

Eid is on Friday, September 1

Saudi Arabia officially declares Friday, September 1 the first day of Eid al-Adha 2017.

Saudi Arabia declares Eid al-Adha on September 1

Eid Al-Adha 2017

When is Eid?

September 1 has been confirmed to be the first day of Eid al-Adha 2017, after moon sighting on August 22.

When is Eid al-Adha 2017?

US & Canada

Does Trump worry you? US Muslims say yes

Survey finds Muslims feel out of place in society, displeased with their president, and are targets of discrimination.

US Muslims concerned about place in society

US & Canada

Can Muslim politicians survive in today's USA?

US voters seem to fail to see past the faith of Muslim American politicians, regardless of candidates' background.

Can Muslim politicians survive in today's USA?

Opinion

From politics of condemnation to politics of refusal

Being on standby to condemn every 'terror' incident has long been a precondition of being a 'good' Muslim. Not anymore.

Sahar Ghumkhor

by Sahar Ghumkhor
- Hussein Mohamud

Sahar Ghumkhor

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?