Following weeks of silence in the face of claims of ethnic cleansing against Burma’s Rohingya population, the country’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has delivered a controversial speech in the UN, drawing condemnations from world leaders.
- Faith, Charity Drive Muslim Relief Workers
- Rabbi to Lead NY Muslim Parade Day
- World Leaders Condemn Aung Suu Kyi UN Speech
- US Muslim Kids’ Team Wins Robotics Competition
- Nigerian Muslim Teacher Receives UN Award
- Texas Welcomes US First Muslim Sorority
- Facebook Blocks Reports of Rohingya Ethnic Cleansing
- Rugby Hijab Captures Attention in New Zealand
In recognition of special interfaith relations in New York, a rabbi will lead this year’s annual Muslim Day Parade in New York City, which will take place on Sunday.
Motivated by their desire to help their neighbors and fulfill the key Islamic tenet of charity, Muslim volunteers were always present when hurricane Harvey and Irma bettered US states of Texas and Florida.
A team of Muslim children in Albuquerque, New Mexico has won an award at robotics competition, crowing efforts to engage the young children with the wider community.
Activists and civil rights advocates have accused Facebook of blocking their posts documenting the persecution and ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya Muslims by Burmese government, a report from The Daily Beast said.
Following the footsteps of Texas Muslim men first fraternity, nation’s first professional Muslim sorority, Mu Delta Alpha, has established a beta chapter at University of Texas, Austin chapter, to help Muslim women become leaders and professionals while sticking to their Islamic values.
A Nigerian Muslim teacher has won this year’s prestigious UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award in recognition of his efforts to teach orphans of both Islamic fighters and Nigerian army soldiers.
Syrian music, mixed with smells of shawarma and samosas, filled the air Sunday afternoon as thousands of Muslims and non-Muslims flocked to attend Malden city’s second Islamic festival.
A video showing the first adhan inside Granada's Alhambra Palace in Spain has gone viral on the internet, being the first call to prayer to echo inside the Islamic palace walls in 500 years.
Riz Ahmed became the first Muslim actor, as well as the first South-Asian actor, to win an acting Emmy, taking home the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series Sunday night.
Photos of an Australian Muslim rugby fan donning an All Blacks “rugby hijab” captured attention on Saturday night’s All Blacks test match against South Africa, making it to the internet after media commentator Russell Brown shared them.
Canadians rallied in cities across the country on Sunday, September 17, to protest the military crackdown in Burma against Rohingya Muslims that the United Nations human rights chief has called “a textbook example of ethnic cleansing.”