Hajj

Two million Muslims gather at Mount Arafat for Hajj prayers

Worshippers will spend the day in prayer at the site where Prophet Muhammad is said to have given his final sermon.

Two million Muslims gather at Mount Arafat for Hajj prayers

AJ Impact

Hajjonomics: The business of getting India's pilgrims to Mecca

Private tour operators are trying to make the most of their share of India's Hajj market.

Hajjonomics: The business of getting India's pilgrims to Mecca

Islam

Hajj 2019: An in-depth look at the sacred journey

Al Jazeera examines the religious excursion for nearly two million Muslims and where many pilgrims are coming from.

Hajj 2019: An in-depth look at the sacred journey

Hajj

Flying to Hajj

Follow the journey millions of Muslims make to reach Mecca for the annual pilgrimage.

Flying to Hajj

China

Arabic, Muslim symbols ordered taken down in China's capital

Campaign in Beijing marks a new phase in drive aimed at ensuring religions conform to mainstream Chinese culture.

Arabic, Muslim symbols ordered taken down in China's capital

Mauritania

Mauritania blogger once given death penalty for 'blasphemy' freed

Mkhaitir was initially sentenced to death for comments about Prophet Muhammad and the role of Islam in society.

Mauritania blogger once given death penalty for 'blasphemy' freed

Asia

India criminalises Muslim practice of instant divorce

Upper house of parliament approves legislation that makes the utterance of instant 'triple talaq' a punishable offence.

India criminalises Muslim practice of instant divorce

Al Jazeera World

Bahrain: Playing With Fire

Did the Bahraini government collude with al-Qaeda members to target Shia opposition figures during the 2011 unrest?

United States

Muslim Caucus highlights need for greater political engagement

Two-day Muslim Caucus conference focused on communicating no Muslim politician should be reduced to their faith alone.

Muslim Caucus highlights need for greater political engagement

Counting the Cost

Why are big brands buying into Muslim fashion?

Burberry, D&G, Tommy Hilfiger - some of the world's biggest brands are tapping into a booming Muslim fashion industry.

Counting the Cost

Trillion-dollar lunar bounty: The scramble to return to the moon

We explore India's plans to probe the moon, discuss the rise in world hunger, and look at the Muslim fashion industry.

Opinion

It's time for Muslim Americans to condemn Hamza Yusuf

His membership in a commission that could help the Trump administration roll back human rights is the last straw.

Maha Hilal

by Maha Hilal

Maha Hilal

China

China rebuked at UN over Uighur detention

Over 20 countries urge China to halt detention but fears of potential backlash prevented a formal statement.

China rebuked at UN over Uighur detention

United Kingdom

UK media's portrayal of Muslims 'misleading and negative': study

A first of its kind study finds the British media contributing to Islamophobia by giving a negative coverage on Muslims.

UK media's portrayal of Muslims 'misleading and negative': study

India

Debate over teenage Muslim actress quitting Bollywood

Kashmiri teenager's decision to stop acting in films since it clashes with her Islamic faith sparks social media debate.

Zaira Wasim's decision to quit Bollywood 'for faith' stirs debate