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Malaysia's ruling party, stung by an election setback in May, is burnishing its Islamic credentials, aiming to gain ground among majority ethnic Malay voters in a move that could heighten concern over growing religious intolerance in the multi-racial Southeast Asian country.
People arrested for "religious crimes" in Uzbekistan are commonly forced to carry out manual work as part of their punishment.
Anyone struggling to make sense out of all this seemingly inexplicable confusion: Think taqiyya-and the pieces will all fall into place.
The Sultanate's touring exhibition will provide an insight into Islam's role in the modern Arab society.- Supplied photo Muscat: An exhibition titled 'Religious Tolerance: Islam in the Sultanate of Oman', sponsored by the Islamic Culture Centre, opened on Tuesday at the Ljubljana Town Hall in Slovenia.
"We exited the vehicle and I am not sure how I struck the first blow. The most humane way to kill any creature is to cut the jugular, this is what I believe, this is how we kill our animals in Islam.
Two leaders from Judaism and Islam have joined up to fight Poland's ban on ritual slaughter and have now taken their case to the European Union.
Somali-Dutch writer, politician and feminist activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali photographed in New York City.
There is a section of Evangelii Gaudium that I'm not clear I agree with, but it's not the economic sections.
A visiting Saudi cleric issued a fatwa, from the Green Lane mosque in Birmingham, that supported his enemies in the congregation: not only did it explain that anyone who denied creationism was an apostate, who could be killed, but that his support for women going bareheaded if they wished, and for a secular form of government, were also sufficient ... (more)
These devout ...uh "extremist" Muslims are quoting quran, hadith, and sira, chapter and verse.
Libya's national assembly voted on Wednesday to make sharia, Islamic law, the basis of all legislation and for state institutions in a decision that may impact banking, criminal and financial laws.
'There is, I believe, an important link between early Christianity and Sufism. When I read of the Desert Fathers and when I meet Sufis they seem to occupy much of the same position.
Lord Mayor of Bradford, Councillor Khadim Hussain, left, joins visitors and members at the Markazi Jamia mosque during the open day Keighley's biggest mosque hosted an inaugural open day in an attempt to break down barriers between Muslims and the wider community.
The Charleston area isn't known for its large Muslim population, but the Islamic community here is growing, and reaching out to neighbors of all faiths.
The At-Turaif District in ad-Dir'iyah was the first capital of the Saudi Dynasty, in the heart of the Arabian Peninsula, north-west of Riyadh.
Turkish imam and rock musician Ahmet Muhsin Tuzer gives the call to prayer on Feb. 11, 2013, in Kas.