London Is More Islamic Than Many Muslim Countries

Britain has been acquiring an increasingly Islamic face, with hundreds of official Shariah courts operating in the capital and many mosques dotting many cities. “London is more Islamic than many Muslim countries put together,” Maulana Syed Raza Rizvi, an Islamic preacher, was quoted as saying in the local media. “Terrorists can not

Not sure what to wear on Eid? We got tips that you will love

Eid-al-Adha is here once again, bringing with it all the blessings and happiness of this special month. All of us will be sharing this occasion with friends and family, which means there’ll be tea parties, lunches, dinners and what not, so the age old questions is probably popping up in

Mosque on wheels welcomes Muslims to Japan

A Japanese company has created a mosque on wheels that its head hopes will make Muslim visitors feel at home during the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. The Mobile Mosque could travel to different Olympic venues as needed, according to Yasuharu Inoue, CEO of Yasu Project, which created the facility. "As an

Prophet Muhammad’s farewell sermon : A reminder

Prophet Muhammad undertook his farewell pilgrimage in the year 10 After Hijri. His farewell pilgrimage to Mecca is one of the most significant historical events in the minds of Muslims, for it was the first and last pilgrimage performed by Prophet Muhammad, as well as being the model for performing the

Top five foreign names Somalis love giving their daughters

In Somalia, people love nicknames. They also love naming their daughters after foreign countries and cities or even continents. Some Somali parents name their girl after a city or country because it was a place they visited during their honeymoon, anniversary or another special trip. Some places have a historical or family

Five things you should stop asking Muslim girls

There are many misconceptions surrounding women in Islam fostered by traditional media and manufactured stereotypes. Muslim women do not always get the opportunity to speak up about these fallacies. In reality, is nearly unfathomable to generalise the women of a religion of 1.7 billion people. These generalisations lead to statements

Kenya declares Friday holiday to celebrate Muslim festival

Kenya's interior ministry has declared Friday, 15 June, a public holiday to allow citizens to prepare for and celebrate the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Interior minister Fred Matiang'i said in a statement that the holiday will "accord all Kenyans the opportunity to make preparations to mark Eid

Nine mosques that are older than 1,300 years

A mosque in the literal sense is a place of worship for Muslims, and in Arabic, it is known as a Masjid. Almost every country in the world has some of the oldest mosques that not only survived the ravages of time but also somehow managed to look beautiful and amazing