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March 20, 2024   •   

Disturbing Pattern of Mosque Demolition Continues Unabated in India

India’s historic Sunehri mosque is targeted for destruction

June 27, 2023   •   

Annual Hajj Pilgrimage: Nearly 1.5 Million Foreign Pilgrims Expected

Return of the grand magnitude of the Hajj after COVID pandemic.

December 13, 2022   •   

Islam Among America’s Fastest-Growing Faiths

Muslims in the U.S. offering prayers in mosques has jumped dramatically over the past decade.

September 4, 2022   •   

What is a Fatwa? A Scholar of Religion Strips the Word of its Stereotypes

An Arabic word used by Ayatollah Khomeini in 1989 reverberated across the world.

May 28, 2022   •   

Building Bridges One Note at a Time

Judeo-Islamic Soundscapes: an example of the universal language of music

May 1, 2022   •   

Wishing Our Muslim Friends a Blessed Eid al-Fitr Holiday Celebration

Nearly 2 billion Muslims around the world are beginning the celebration of Eid al-Fitr marking the end of Ramadan.

April 6, 2022   •   

Muslims Celebrate Ramadan, Islam’s Holiest Month

Muslims around the world observe the holy month of Ramadan with dawn-to-dusk fasting, charity, and prayer.

March 23, 2022   •   

‘Becoming Muslim’ Podcast Spotlights the Joys and Challenges of Converting to Islam

A new podcast about American converts to Islam is gaining public attention not so much for highlighting how and why they become Muslim but for going beyond their conversion stories to explore a deeper issue: What challenges do the individuals face after they change their faith and how does Islam con

March 14, 2022   •   

Hundreds of Millions to Celebrate ‘Nowruz’ on the First Day of Spring

Members of the Bahá’í faith, along with Zoroastrians, Persians, and Muslim communities are among more than 300 million celebrating Nowruz on the first day of spring.

February 6, 2022   •   

Interfaith Complex in the Persian Gulf Promises to be a Symbol of Religious Freedom and Tolerance

A mosque, synagogue and church—part of a colossal interfaith complex in the UAE

January 6, 2021   •   

Muslim and Jewish Leaders Protest EU Court Decision Banning Kosher and Halal Ritual Slaughter

Last month’s ruling by the Court of Justice of the EU outlaws the ritual slaughter called for in Muslim and Orthodox Jewish law.

April 22, 2020   •   

COVID-19 is Changing the Way Ramadan Will Be Observed

Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Iran are among the major Muslim-majority nations in the Middle East to ban public religious gatherings during the holy month of Ramadan in an effort to counter the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

January 22, 2019   •   

Muslims and Jews Challenge New Law in Belgium

A law banning ritual slaughter of animals required in the Muslim and Orthodox Jewish religions went into effect in Belgium January 1.

May 12, 2018   •   

Ramadan: The Most Holy Month for 1.6 Billion People Worldwide

For some 23 percent of the people of Earth, the holiest month of the year begins this week. The first day of Ramadan is observed according to the local visibility of the new crescent moon.

April 29, 2018   •   

UAE Donates $50 Million to Rebuild Mosul

The United Arab Emirates, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) and Iraq signed an agreement April 23 to launch the rebuilding of the cultural heritage of Mosul.

October 17, 2017   •   

The Truth About Islam, and Why What Book You Worship with Doesn’t Matter to Me

“I worship not that which ye worship. Nor will ye worship that which I worship. To you be your way, and to me mine…”