Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, the highest seat of religious learning in the Sunni world, is organizing a world peace conference in Cairo next Friday, to be attended by Pope Francis, Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, and Pope Tawadros II, head of the Coptic Orthodox Church.
- Al-Azhar Invites Pope Francis to Peace Conference
- French Muslims Throw their Weight behind Macron
- China Bans Islamic Names for Babies
- Muslim Runs Across Canada for First Nations Water Safety
- Paris Mosque Rector Urges Muslims to Vote for Macron
- Ramadan Starts May 27 in Europe, N. America
- US Muslim Picked to Meet Pope in Vatican
- US Muslim Boxer Wins Right to Compete in Hijab
In the latest episode of China’s crackdown on religious freedoms, Beijing banned Islamic baby names in the Muslim dominant province of Xinjiang, only weeks after banning the so-called “abnormal” beards and hijabs.
Anticipating the second round of presidential elections, leading Muslims groups have thrown their weight behind centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron, calling on French Muslims to vote massively to block ideas of “xenophobia and hatred”.
Hasan Syed, a community bridge-builder active in the Canadian city of Thunder Bay, has undertaken a cross-country run to raise awareness about the water crisis among First Nations communities in Canada.
A senior French Muslim leader has called on the country's nearly 5 million Muslims to "vote massively" to elect Emmanuel Macron president in the second round of election next May 7.
The holy fasting month of Ramadan will start in Europe on Saturday, May 27, 2017, according to astronomical calculations, the European Council for Fatwa and Research (ECFR) has announced.
An American football Muslim player has won a team competition to meet Pope Francis at Vatican, surprising his coach and teammates.
An American Muslim teenager from Oakdale, Minnesota, will be the first athlete to fight while wearing a hijab in a sanctioned American boxing event after USA Boxing, the sport's national governing body, decided to lift its ban on the outfit.
The leader of a British far-right party has vowed to enforce a complete burka (face veil) and Shari`ah courts ban if he won June elections, as he released the party’s manifesto.
As world marked earth day on April 22, the largest Muslim group in North America launched a new campaign urging Muslims, mosques and Islamic center to implement practices and policies that are environmentally friendly, vowing to mark a greener Ramadan this year.
WASHINGTON DC – A Qur’an page smeared with what looks like feces was sent to the largest Muslim advocacy group in the US. ...