China

China: 'Arabic-sounding' river renamed to curb Islamic influence

River 'Aiyi' is now called 'Diannong', because the original name sounded like Aisha, the Prophet's wife.

China: 'Arabic-sounding' river renamed to curb Islamic influence

Islam

The toll of burying Grenfell's dead: London's Muslim undertakers

For those who cared for the living and the dead after the Grenfell Tower fire, the struggle for justice continues.

United Kingdom

The Muslim undertakers of East London

A glimpse into the history of South Asian migration to the UK, through the work of a Muslim funeral business.

The Muslim undertakers of East London

This is Europe

Whitechapel, London: The Muslim undertakers of the East End

A family of Muslim undertakers offers a glimpse into a vibrant community that the far right has tried to demonise.

The Listening Post

Xinjiang: The story Beijing doesn't want reported

A special on the under-reporting of China's treatment of Uighur Muslims and the tale of the Southern Media Group.

Opinion

Yom Kippur and Ashoura: Are Muslims observing a Jewish holiday?

The Judeo-Islamic tradition has deep historical roots that Zionism and Islamism have tried to erase.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

United Kingdom

Three injured after car rams into people outside London mosque

Police are investigating a possible 'hate-crime' after a car collided with worshippers leaving a Shia Islamic centre.

Three injured after car rams into people outside London mosque

Nigeria

Nigeria's undercover atheists: In their words

In a country where religion is the rhythm of life, young atheists share their experiences of violence and ostracisation.

Nigeria's undercover atheists: In their words

Saudi Arabia

Saudi 'seeks death penalty' for Muslim scholar al-Awdah

Scholar, 61, charged with 37 counts, including incitement against the ruler and spreading discord, his family says.

Saudi 'seeks death penalty' for Muslim scholar Salman al-Awdah

Netherlands

Geert Wilders cancels Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest

November event that sparked protests in Pakistan was scrapped over security concerns, says far-right Dutch politician.

Geert Wilders cancels Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest

Netherlands

Dutch police arrest man over alleged plot to kill Geert Wilders

Controversial politician announced plans for a drawing competition of Prophet Mohammad cartoons for later this year.

Dutch police arrest man over alleged plot to kill Geert Wilders

Indonesia

Indonesia: Woman jailed for call-to-prayer complaint

Ethnic Chinese Buddhist found guilty of 'insulting Islam' and jailed 18 months for complaining about mosque loudspeaker.

Indonesia jails woman for 'insulting Islam' over mosque 'noise'

Islam

Hajj 2018 in pictures

More than two million Muslims from around the world are taking part in this year's Hajj pilgrimage.

Hajj 2018 in pictures

Interactive

Flying to Hajj 2018

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

Flying to Hajj 2018

Opinion

On China's Muslim crackdown

Beijing's aggressive Sinification campaign is putting at stake the internal cohesion of Asia's most powerful state.

Richard Javad Heydarian

by Richard Javad Heydarian

Richard Javad Heydarian