Sri Lanka cremates Muslim coronavirus victims

The Sri Lankan authorities have forcibly cremated two Muslim COVID-19 victims despite World Health Organisation advice that burials are an acceptable way of disposing...

U.S. tightens sanctions on Iran in midst of coronavirus crisis

The United States has stepped up its economic sanctions on Iran despite Tehran appealing for relief to cope with its devastating coronavirus pandemic. The U.S....

Bangladesh bans mass gatherings after tens of thousands pray for virus protection

Bangladesh has banned all kinds of political, social, cultural and religious gatherings a day after tens of thousands of people gathered for a mass...

Mass gathering at Malaysian mosque caused huge coronavirus outbreak

A mass gathering at the end of last month at a mosque complex near Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur has emerged as the source of...

Saudi Arabia suspends prayer in all mosques apart from Two Holy Mosques

Saudi Arabia's Council of Senior Religious Scholars has suspended prayer in all mosques in the Kingdom apart from Masjid Al Haraam in Makkah and Masjid...

Video shows Australian soldier killing unarmed Afghan man “in cold blood”

Footage captured on the helmet camera of an Australian SAS soldier in Afghanistan has shown him shooting an unarmed Afghan man dead at close range three times...

Should Muslims ever make alliances with LGBTQ activists?

A recent Islamic conference in Texas asked the question if Muslims should ever make alliances with LGBTQ+ activists. The conference was addressed by prominent American...

Shaykh Yasir Qadhi: Islam and LGBTQ+

At a recent conference in Texas, U.S. Muslim scholar Shaykh Yasir Qadhi outlined the orthodox Islamic position when it comes to LGBTQ+ issues.

French court summons Tariq Ramadan after he reveals identity of accuser

Tariq Ramadan has been summoned to appear at the Paris Criminal Court on June 24 for revealing the identity of one of the women...

Did Mohammed bin Salman thwart a ruling family coup?

Veteran Arab journalist Abdel Bari Atwan asks if Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman has just thwarted a ruling family coup, or did he...
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