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.
Following a year full of tensions, Saudi Arabia announced Friday, March 17, that Iranian pilgrims will participate in this year’s annual hajj, after agreeing on security and logistics.
A film that commemorates the ‘White Helmets’, a volunteer rescue group that operates in a rebel-held parts of Syria, has scooped yesterday an ...
Finalizing expansion work in the holy shrines, Saudi Arabia approved earlier this week a 40 percent increase in the number of pilgrims who could perform the life-time journey of hajj this year.
A special footpath leading to the local mosque was constructed in the Saudi northern city of Buraihah to help a blind man find his way to daily prayers.
The Muslims’ third holiest shrine has seen about 100 people from 17 western countries reverting to Islam over the past two years, with many choosing the holy site to embrace Islam.
An 80-year-old elderly Christian man in Egypt's southern governorate of Minya is taking interfaith relations to a new level, using his spare time to teach his neighbors' children the Muslims' holy book of Qur'an.
This is what the Assad Regime's and the Russian Air force's relentless aerial bombardment has done to Aleppo. Broken buildings can be rebuilt but can you imagine how many lives have been shattered as a result?
A leading American Muslim umbrella group is calling for a day of prayer for Syrian city of Aleppo on Friday. December 16, urging the international community to intervene immediately to halt “reported massacres” in the besieged city.
As thousands of civilians remain trapped inside Aleppo, desperate activists are turning to instant messaging platforms like WhatsApp to reach international journalists in an urgent cry for help.
A Bangladeshi worker in Saudi Arabia has been showered with gold gifts and cash after he was ridiculed on social media when a photo of him staring at a jewelry shop display went viral.
Anas al-Basha, who was lovingly called the 'Clown of Aleppo', was recently killed in a missile strike in the Mashhad area of the city, ending last hope in the city, which turned into a big graveyard.