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...

American soldier charged for killing deaf and unarmed teenagers in Iraq

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Iraqi Shia leader Muqtada al Sadr calls on Bashar al Assad to step down

Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has become the first major Shia leader to call on Syrian President Bashar al Assad to step down. Sadr, who is...

Sectarian tensions increase across the Muslim world

Sectarian tensions have increased sharply across the Muslim world following Lebanese Shia group Hezbollah's intervention in Syria and the reaction of Sunni politicians and clerics...

Qatari cleric issues stern religious reminder to Saudi’s Grand Mufti over boycott edict

A prominent Qatari scholar has written a letter criticising the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia for his religious edict justifying the boycott of the small...
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Saudi football officials apologise for not observing silence over London attack against Australia

Senior Saudi football officials have apologised after their national team chose not to participate in a minute's silence for the victims of the London...

ISIS claim to have restored the Khilafah

The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) has announced the restoration of the Khilafah over the areas under its control. In a video, Sheikh...

Road to Riyadh: a British Muslimah in Saudi Arabia

British Muslim Sarah Ayub emigrated to Saudi Arabia last year. Here she recounts the highs and lows of life in the kingdom. Fed up with...

For and against: Should Hezbollah be in Syria?

The Muslim world has been polarized by the destructive conflict in Syria which has left up to 100,000 dead, created millions of refugees and...

Israeli ringleader who burnt Palestinian teen to death sentenced to life in prison

The Israeli ringleader who kidnapped and burnt a Palestinian teenager to death in 2014 has been sentenced to life in prison. Yosef Haim Ben David,...
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