Islam

Ashoura 2019: How Muslims around the world mark religious day

Ashoura is observed on the tenth day of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic lunar calendar, by all Muslims.

Ashoura 2019: How Muslims around the world mark religious day

Belgium

Animal slaughter ruling in Belgium stirs religious freedom debate

New law says animals must be stunned before slaughter, winning activists' support but upsetting Jews and Muslims.

Animal slaughter ruling in Belgium stirs religious freedom debate

Asia Pacific

First bishop ordained in China under Vatican deal

Yao Shun ordained as bishop of the diocese of Ulanqab in north China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region.

First bishop ordained in China under Vatican deal

Human Rights

Sri Lanka urged to tackle 'hate propaganda' against Muslims

UN rights expert says ethnoreligious tensions are 'simmering' in Sri lanka after ISIL-claimed Easter bombings.

Sri Lanka urged to tackle 'hate propaganda' against Muslims

AJ IMPACT

McDonald's faces boycott threats in India for serving halal meat

Global fast food chain faces backlash on Twitter after revealing that all its restaurants in India are halal certified.

McDonald's faces boycott threats in India for serving halal meat

Malaysia

Malaysia to question Zakir Naik as government weighs deportation

President of Malaysian Islamic Party denounces calls to expel preacher as police mull legal action against Zakir Naik.

Malaysia to question Zakir Naik as government weighs deportation

REWIND

Holy Land Grab: The Battle for Jerusalem

A look at the ongoing fight for the right to live in a city that is the beating heart of the holy land.

Malaysia

Outrage in Malaysia as Zakir Naik suggests Chinese expulsion

At least four cabinet ministers have publicly urged Prime Minister Mahathir to deport controversial preacher to India.

Outrage in Malaysia as Zakir Naik suggests Chinese expulsion

Malaysia

Malaysia ministers want Muslim preacher Naik expelled

Indian Muslim preacher blamed for creating sectarian 'fissure' in Malaysia but Naik says his words were misinterpreted.

Malaysia ministers want Muslim preacher Zakir Naik expelled

Islam

In Pictures: Eid al-Adha around the world

Millions of Muslims celebrate the Eid al-Adha festival, which marks the last day of the Hajj pilgrimage.

In Pictures: Eid al-Adha around the world

Islam

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha religious holiday

Eid al-Adha, which in Arabic literally means 'festival of the sacrifice', marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha religious holiday

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

Hajj

Hajj 360

Walk with Al Jazeera’s Basma Atassi in Mecca, as she takes you on a tour to see the major landmarks that millions of Muslims visit during the period of Hajj, the annual Islamic pilgrimage.

Hajj 360

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