Despite keeping simple funerals according to Islamic teachings, New York Muslims are complaining that the absence of a Muslim cemetery is raising funeral costs to huge amounts ranging from $6,000 to over $50,000.
Thousands of tourists have flocked to Indonesia to witness a total solar eclipse that will sweep the archipelago next Wednesday, in a country which marks the phenomenon with a mix of Muslim prayers and colorful tribal rituals.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has praised the Muslim community as a “respected and valued” part of the Australian society, winning praise from the leaders of the religious minority.
Muslim students at prestigious Yale University have hosted the annual Islam Awareness week that turned into a bittersweet event in which they helped their colleagues to learn about Islam, though being reminded by rising anti-Muslim hate crimes.
American Muslims mourned the death of renowned Muslim scholar and leader Dr. Taha Jabir Al Alwani who passed away on Saturday after a long illness.
Hospitals in England's south west county of Dorset are offering new gowns to women wishing to cover during their stay in hospitals, after receiving many complaints that the earlier gowns violated the rules of Islam.
The first annual reading contest on the life of the Prophet Muhammad, peace be on him, has been launched across North America.
After a long wait for clean water, the Flint Islamic Center is leading efforts with other non-profit groups in pooling down money to replace contaminated water lead pipes with copper ones.
Making their way from Syria to Berlin, a couple of Syrian refugee young men are paying back to their adopted city by repairing light fixtures, tutoring high school students in mathematics, teaching guitar lessons and teaching Arabic to some Germans.
Wisconsin Muslims opened the 2nd annual Milwaukee Muslim Film Festival on Thursday, March 3, not only as a way to educate people on their religion, but also as a way to discuss current events important to Muslim communities.
Amid heightening religious tension across Europe, former Italian Prime Minister Massimo D’Alema and Swiss Muslim scholar Tariq Ramadan said refugees must learn to embrace European values to defeat ideology of the so-called Islamic State.