UAE Foreign Minister says Trump travel ban is not directed at Islam

The United Arab Emirates' foreign minister has said President Donald Trump's travel ban on citizens of seven Muslim majority countries is an internal affair...

Abu Qatada aqcuitted and released in Jordan

Abu Qatada has been cleared of plotting terror attacks by a court in Jordan but Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May immediately vowed that he...

Israeli settlers storm Masjid Al-Aqsa and climb Dome of the Rock

Israeli settlers have repeatedly stormed Masjid Al-Aqsa over the last two days, and on Thursday climbed the Dome of the Rock Mosque. The settlers were...

“President” al-Sisi performs Umrah during state visit to Saudi Arabia

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi performed Umrah while on an official state visit to Saudi Arabia earlier this week. Umrah is an optional but recommended...

Muslim women leaving the West to fight jihad in Syria

Women involved in political or religious violence is not a new phenomena writes Dr Ilyas Mohammed. For example, women have been part of groups such...

Freed Indian nurses say ISIS were their “protectors” and called them “sisters”

46 Indian nurses who were held captive by the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) have praised the insurgents for their good behaviour...

Saudi prince blasts royal family in defection statement

Below is the translation of a statement by Saudi prince Khaled Farhan Al-‪Saud who recently defected from the royal family after saying that the regime...

President Erdogan urges Muslims to have more children

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on Muslims to reject birth control and have more children. In a speech broadcast live on TV, he...

Council of Sunni Iraqi scholars issue statement condemning Fallujah “massacre”

The largest council of Iraqi Sunni scholars have issued a joint statement condemning what they describe as a "massacre" in Fallujah during the recent...
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VIDEO: Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies conference 2016

The "Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies" conference took place in Abu Dhabi last Sunday. Keynote speakers included Shaykh Abdallah bin Bayyah, Shaykh...
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