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

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

Somalia’s prime minister sacks religious affairs minister

Somalia’s prime minister has sacked the minister of religious affairs but gave no reason, the state-run radio reported. “Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre today issued a decree sacking Hassan Maalim Hussein from his post of minister of religious affairs," Radio Mogadishu reported quoting the decree. Abdihakin Hassan Ibrahim Ashkir has been

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