Islam

How Muslims are celebrating Eid al-Adha amid coronavirus

About 1.8 billion Muslims celebrate Eid amid a pandemic that has so far infected more than 16 million people.

How Muslims are celebrating Eid al-Adha amid coronavirus

Pakistan

Pakistan: PM Khan warns of possible Eid al-Adha coronavirus spike

Imran Khan's warning comes as Pakistan registers its lowest single-day rise in COVID-19 cases in three months.

Pakistan: PM Khan warns of possible Eid al-Adha coronavirus spike

Islam

Coronavirus: South Asia animal sellers go online for Eid al-Adha

Pandemic badly hits India, Bangladesh and Pakistan markets as fears about catching the virus keep customers away.

Coronavirus: South Asia animal sellers go online for Eid al-Adha

Coronavirus pandemic

Hajj 2020: What you need to know

Islamic week-long ritual has been scaled back to a limited number of pilgrims because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Hajj 2020: What you need to know about this year's pilgrimage

The Stream

What will Hajj be like during the pandemic?

Saudi Arabia prepares for a dramatically scaled-back annual pilgrimage.

What will Hajj be like during the pandemic?

Podcast

Coronavirus has cancelled Hajj for millions

The annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca has been drastically downsized this year.

Coronavirus has cancelled Hajj for millions

Asia

Heavy rains damage 200-year-old mosque in Indian capital

Central dome of Mubarak Begum mosque, built in 1823, comes crashing down as heavy showers pound New Delhi.

Heavy rains damage 200-year-old mosque in Indian capital

Turkey

Turkey to cover Hagia Sophia's Christian icons during prayers

Governing party's statement comes days after Ankara turned the iconic monument from a museum into a mosque.

Turkey to cover Hagia Sophia's Christian icons during prayers

Hajj

Saudi Arabia to hold 'very limited' Hajj due to coronavirus

The kingdom will hold Hajj for a limited number of people from all nationalities living in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia to hold 'very limited' Hajj due to coronavirus

United States

Tennessee newspaper investigating apocalyptic, 'Islamophobic' ad

A self-described 'Evangelical' group ran the ad in the state's biggest newspaper, saying a nuclear bomb will explode.

Tennessee newspaper investigating apocalyptic, 'Islamophobic' ad

Europe

France charges teens for death threats over anti-Islam remarks

Prosecutor in France's Vienne says three teens charged after schoolgirl received death threats for insulting Islam.

France charges teens for death threats over anti-Islam remarks

Opinion

Fake Hafez: How a supreme Persian poet of love was erased

That so many of the poems attributed to Hafez are fake reveals a Western appropriation of Muslim spirituality.

Omid Safi

by Omid Safi

Omid Safi

Portugal

The Portuguese rediscovering their country's Muslim past

Historians and archaeologists are showing just how integral Islam is to the country's identity.

The Portuguese rediscovering their country's Muslim past

Italy

Italy's Muslims cope with burial space shortage in pandemic

Imams and Muslim community leaders call for more Islamic cemeteries, or additional space in Italy's existing graveyards.

Italy's Muslims cope with burial space shortage in pandemic

Coronavirus pandemic

Indonesia to skip Hajj pilgrimage over coronavirus fears

Largest contingent of worshippers will not be doing the annual trip to Saudi Arabia.

Indonesia to skip Hajj pilgrimage over coronavirus fears