Muslim scholars issue fatwa authorising visits to Masjid al Aqsa

Muslim scholars and intellectuals from various Islamic countries and schools of jurisprudence have issued a fatwa to end a ban on Muslim visits to...

Prominent sufi leader Shaykh Nazim Haqqani passes away

Controversial Muslim scholar Shaykh Nazim al-Haqqani has passed away at the age of 92 in Northern Cyprus. Shaykh Nazim had been receiving intense care since...

Qatar to launch “counterweight to Al Jazeera”

Qatar is reported to be launching a new television station as a political counterweight to Al Jazeera amid concern the network has become too...

Egypt court sentences nearly 700 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death

An Egyptian court has recommended the death sentence for the leader of the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood and 682 supporters, state television said on Monday. The...

Saudi to begin construction of world’s tallest building

Construction of what will become the next world’s tallest building is set to begin next week in Saudi Arabia. Once finished, the Kingdom Tower will...

Russia to ban Hizb ut-Tahrir in the Crimea

Crimea's deputy prime minister, Rustam Temirgaliyev has revealed that the Islamic political party Hizb ut-Tahrir will be banned in the peninsula in accordance with...

New York developer moves to bulldoze “Ground Zero mosque”

A New York City real estate developer has filed plans to demolish the "Ground Zero mosque" just two blocks from the site of the...

Lassana Diarra denies rumours he went to Syria for jihad

Former Premier League player Lassana Diarra has denied rumours on social media that he travelled to Syria to fight jihad against Bashar al-Assad's regime. The...

US university reverses decision to honour Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Brandeis University in Boston has reversed course and will not award an honorary degree to Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a fierce critic of Islam, who...

France’s National Front leader says Muslim pupils should “eat pork or go hungry”

France’s far-right National Front leader said her party would prevent schools from providing non-pork alternatives to Muslim pupils. Marine Le Pen said on Friday...
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