Europe

Berlin church hosts Muslim prayer in 'amazing sign of solidarity'

Church steps in to help nearby mosque comply with German physical distancing rules by hosting part of its worshippers.

Berlin church hosts Muslim prayer in 'amazing sign of solidarity'

Ramadan 2020

During Ramadan, Muslims feed those in need in virus-hit Texas

Texas restaurants, US Islamic organisations prepare thousands of meals for refugee, homeless and other communities.

During Ramadan, Muslims feed those in need in virus-hit Texas

Religion

Trump declares houses of worship 'essential', calls for reopening

Trump says churches, mosques and synagogues provide essential services and calls on governors to allow them to reopen.

Trump declares houses of worship 'essential', calls for reopening

Islam

When is Eid al-Fitr 2020: Everything you need to know

The Muslim festival marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

When is Eid al-Fitr 2020: Everything you need to know

Opinion

Patience, sacrifice and zakat: An Islamic response to coronavirus

Muslim communities in the UK have been hard hit, but during Ramadan, the principle of zakat is a source of strength.

Iqbal Nasim

by Iqbal Nasim

Iqbal Nasim

Ramadan 2020

With mosques closed, NYC Muslims find new ways to observe Ramadan

Unable to physically pray together this Ramadan, Muslim New Yorkers spend time preparing food for those in need.

With mosques closed, NYC Muslims find new ways to observe Ramadan

Ramadan 2020

US: Muslims in Dearborn deliver food to hospitals during Ramadan

One of US's largest Muslim communities prepare food for doctors, nurses and others on the coronavirus front lines.

US: Muslims in Dearborn deliver food to hospitals during Ramadan

Vatican

Polish archbishop refers child abuse negligence case to Vatican

New documentary accuses Polish Bishop Edward Janiak of shielding priests known to have sexually abused children.

Polish archbishop refers child abuse negligence case to Vatican

Islam

RETRACTION - Denmark's female imam: 'We challenge the structure'

Sherin Khankan, who opened the women's Mariam Mosque in Copenhagen, believes the concept of reform is inherent to Islam.

RETRACTION - Denmark's female imam: 'We challenge the structure'

Ramadan 2020

Ramadan 2020: Fasting hours around the world

A round-up of daily fasting durations around the world as Muslims observe the holy month of Ramadan.

Ramadan 2020: Fasting hours around the world

Ramadan 2020

When does Ramadan 2020 start?

With many Muslim-majority nations under coronavirus lockdown, millions around the world are to fast from dawn to dusk.

When does Ramadan begin in 2020?

Religion

US Supreme Court hears case on religious schools, discrimination

The court will also hear a case on Native American reservation status in the state of Oklahoma.

US Supreme Court hears case on religious schools, discrimination

Podcast

Ramadan under coronavirus quarantine

The Take speaks to Muslims across the US and UK about how they are celebrating community and fasting against the backdrop of a pandemic.

Ramadan under coronavirus quarantine

Middle East

Ramadan in Jerusalem: New way of observing the holy month

Restrictions are beginning to ease and economic activity is gradually returning to the streets.

Asia Pacific

South Koreans mark Buddha birthday celebrations amid COVID-19

The holiday is marked cautiously with prayers for the pandemic to be over.