The map, showing the names and location of over 600 mosques and associations in the country, has sparked outcry.
Said Djabelkhir, an Algerian scholar on Islam, says he'll appeal his three-year jail sentence and keep fighting for "freedom" of reasoned thought.
14 Nov 2020
For years Sufi singer Rita Dewan captivated millions of followers in Bangladesh with her haunting ballads. But accused of defaming Islam and targeted by religious radicals, she spent months in hiding to escape death threats.
25 Jul 2020
In The France 24 Debate, The Cato Institute's Mustafa Akyol fears that #Turkey's tradition of a tolerant Islam will be overshadowed by references to centuries of Ottoman hegemony.
24 May 2020
In order to discourage large gatherings during Britain's coronavirus lockdown the country's mosques have generally stopped broadcasting the traditional call to prayer. But with the holy season of Ramadan drawing to a close, one of Britain's largest Muslim places of worship, the Baitul Futuh Mosque in south London, has been granted permission to resume their evening call to prayer.
22 May 2020
Ramadan is a time of spiritual reflection, self-improvement, and heightened devotion and worship. Muslims are expected to put more effort into the teachings of Islam and here are seven important of Ramadan in Islam.
10 May 2020
Due to the global coronavirus pandemic, this year’s Ramadan is an unusual one for the Muslim community who are used to gathering together to pray and share meals as a community. Mosques around the world, including the holy sites in Mecca and Medina, have also been closed. These are a few of the reasons why this year's Ramadan is looking very different for adherents Islam around the world.
17 Mar 2020
Argungu Fishing Festival or Argungu Dance Festival is an annual four-day festival in the state of Kebbi. The festival returned this year after taking a break for 11 years due to the high level of insecurity and the activity of the deadly Boko Haram in the Northern region of Nigeria. The majority of fishermen are the followers of Islam and also predominantly farmers.
23 Jul 2019
An undisclosed number of lives were lost on Monday in Abuja following clashes in the Nigerian capital between security forces and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria.
28 May 2019
Islam fills the education vacuum for refugee Rohingya children.
7 May 2019
Ramadan: Fasting is one of the pillars of Islam.
17 Apr 2019
Independent exit polls gave incumbent leader Joko Widodo about 55 percent of the vote. The election campaign was dominated by the economy and the rising influence of conservative Islam.