Ramadan 2018

Millions of Muslims observe fasting as Ramadan begins

From Indonesia to the United States, Muslims around the world welcome the holy month of Ramadan.

Millions of Muslims observe fasting as Ramadan begins

Ramadan 2018

When is Ramadan?

Muslims in Turkey set to begin fasting for the holy month of Ramadan on Wednesday, May 16.

When is Ramadan in 2018?

Bitcoin

Islam and cryptocurrency, halal or not halal?

The speculative nature of cryptocurrencies has triggered debate among Muslim scholars over its permissibility.

Islam and cryptocurrency, halal or not halal?

Germany

Berlin's Mescid-i Aksa mosque vandalised

The windows of the mosque were painted in yellow, red and green, the colours used by PKK for its flag.

Berlin's Mescid-i Aksa mosque vandalised

Islam

UK: 'Hello, I am Muslim'

International event aims to encourage mutual understanding between Muslims and non-Muslims.

UK: 'Hello, I am Muslim'

Rohingya

Rohingya Muslim rescued at sea off Indonesia

Rights groups have said they are expecting many more refugees from Myanmar to attempt the dangerous sea crossings.

Rohingya Muslim rescued at sea off Indonesia

Opinion

Is there room for critical thinking in Islam?

To be Muslim is not to be politically asleep, but rather to be in a permanent state of critique.

Ian Almond

by Ian Almond

Ian Almond

Islam

Resplendent mosque architecture from around the world

Arts and influences of the time are infused in every detail of a mosque's Islamic architecture.

Resplendent mosque architecture from around the world

Islamophobia

Netherland: No trial for 'shocking' PEGIDA

'The words and the actions they used were shocking but did not contain any insult or discrimination.'

Netherland: No trial for 'shocking' PEGIDA

Islam

Brussels ends Saudi concession for its Great Mosque

Belgium leased its biggest mosque to Riyadh in return for cheaper oil.

Brussels ends Saudi concession for its Great Mosque

Islamophobia

UK: 'Culture of fear' styming Muslim integration

Muslim Council of Britain reframes discussion on integration with new report on Islam and British society.

'Integration for us is integration for everyone,' UK Muslims say

Islam

Tariq Ramadan: The professor of European Islam

France has held the scholar in solitary confinement since his arrest on February 5 over accusations of sexual assault.

Tariq Ramadan: The professor of European Islam

Bangladesh

Why was science fiction writer Zafar Iqbal attacked?

The stabbing has brought back memories of a series of fatal attacks against secular bloggers that occurred in 2015.

Bangladesh: Why was science fiction writer Zafar Iqbal attacked?

Islam

$1.2m fund to pay Denmark's veil fines

Algerian businessman vows to pay Danish face veil fines.

$1.2m fund to pay Denmark's veil fines

Islam

Islam in Russia

By 2020, Muslims are expected to account for one-fifth of the population.

Islam in Russia