What to know about Hajj rites
An estimated two million Muslims from different parts of the world travel to Saudi Arabia to participate in Hajj annually. The ceremony is performed in accordance to the dictates of Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W). Here are the steps carried out during the rites.
Pakistan under pressure to repeal blasphemy laws
At least 1,472 people — both non-Muslims and secular Muslims — have been charged under Pakistan's controversial blasphemy laws since 1987. Despite international pressure, Pakistani authorities are unwilling to amend or repeal the laws.
Arabs, Europe, U.N. reject Trump's Jerusalem move
Arabs and Muslims across the Middle East condemn the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital as an incendiary move in a volatile region.
Four Rohingya drown as refugee boat capsizes off Bangladesh
A small wooden fishing boat carrying dozens of Rohingya Muslims fleeing ethnic violence in Myanmar, capsized off the Bangladesh coast on Tuesday.
Turkey's Erdogan meets Iran's Rouhani and Venezuela's Maduro
Turkish President Tayyip Erodgan met the leaders of Iran, Venezuela and Bangladesh in Kazakhstan's capital, Astana on the sidelines of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit where the plight of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar topped the agenda.
Muslim pilgrims symbolically stone the devil
Muslims on the annual haj pilgrimage symbolically stone the devil in one of the main rituals of the occasion.
Muslim protesters clash with police in central Jerusalem
Israeli police tightened security around Jerusalem's Old City on Friday as Muslims protested against its installation of metal detectors at a flashpoint shrine holy to both Jews and Muslims.
How to counter Islamic State group propaganda?
The Islamic State group is losing ground in Syria and Iraq, but as recent events in the UK and France have shown, its appeal to some young Muslims hasn't gone away.