Islam

Anti-blasphemy protesters block entrance to Islamabad

Conservative leader's followers block Islamabad highway for sixth day, demanding strict adherence to blasphemy laws.

Anti-blasphemy protesters block entrance to Islamabad

Conflict

Grenade attack on peace concert in CAR

Seven killed, 20 others injured in attack on concert and reprisal violence in Central African Republic capital, Bangui.

Grenade attack on peace concert in CAR

Islam

Singapore bans Mufti Menk from entering country

Accused of promoting religious discord, renowned Islamic preacher has been barred from attending cruise.

Singapore bans Mufti Menk from entering country

Religion

Germany weighs minister's plan to allow Muslim holidays

Debate simmers over whether to allow Islamic holidays after Thomas De Maiziere endorses idea on campaign trail.

German interior minister floats idea of Muslim holidays

Human Rights

The man who befriends terminally ill Muslims

Londoner Abu Mumin helps terminally ill people who are estranged from their families and arranges their funerals.

The man who befriends terminally ill Muslims

Racism

US: Are 'anti-Sharia' bills legalising Islamophobia?

At least 194 bills were sought to criminalise Islamic law in the United States between 2010 and 2016, report says.

US: Are 'anti-Sharia' bills legalising Islamophobia?

Europe

Far-right German party denounces Islam and refugees

AfD, the first far-right party set to enter German parliament in more than half a century, attacks Islam and refugees.

Polls suggest jump in German far-right party's support

Inside Story

Are Muslim women closing the gender gap in Tunisia?

Tunisia lifts ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims despite opposition from mainstream Muslim leaders.

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?