A ban imposed on wearing Islamic hijab in judicial institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) has sent hundreds of Muslim women protesting in the streets, demanding end to the ban as World Hijab Day event was marked across the world.
Marking the fourth annual hijab day, millions of women across the globe donned the Islamic headwear on Monday, February 1st, in recognition of millions of Muslim women who choose to wear the hijab and live a life of modesty.
A young Sydney Muslim schoolgirl has launched a crowd-sourcing initiative to help her fulfill her dream and become the first hijabi ballerina in the world.
Supporting Muslim women right to don the Islamic hijab, students in Texas A&M University joined millions of Muslims and non-Muslims worldwide who try hijab on Monday, February 1, as part of World Hijab day annual event.
As Muslim and non-Muslim women around the world unite on Feb. 1 to celebrate World Hijab Day, some Muslim women say that, with the Charlie Hebdo shootings in Paris still fresh in the world’s collective memory, they are currently living with the same fear World Hijab Day founder Nazma Khan experienced following the 9-11 terrorist attacks in New York City.
As the sun rose on February 1st, millions of women, either Muslim or non-Muslim, prepared their headscarf to don hijab for a day, showing solidarity and respect to Muslim women’s choice to cover.
The first mosque in the US to be fully financed by a Muslim woman has opened its doors near N. Jones and Rancho, in US Western resort city of Las Vegas, amid hopes to counter anti-Islam political propaganda.
In an unprecedented attack on refugees, hundreds of masked men marched through Stockholm's main train station on Friday evening, beating up refugee children and anyone who did not look ethnically Swedish.
Catering to a booming number of Latino reverts to Islam, the first Spanish-speaking Islamic center was opened in Houston, Texas, on Saturday, providing much needed information about Islam to the fastest-growing group of Muslims in America.
The announcement of the long-awaited visit by President Barack Obama to a US mosque has been widely welcomed by American Muslims, praising its timing in the middle of growing anti-Muslim hostility in the country.
The fascinating story of the world’s northernmost mosque, The Midnight Sun Mosque, is inspiring Canadian filmmakers to turn it into a documentary.