Australian Prime Minister designate Malcolm Turnbull with Deputy Prime Minister designate Julie Bishop during a press conference in the Blue Room, after winning the Australian Federal leadership in a party ballot vote, at Parliament House in Canberra, Monday, Sept. 14, 2015. (AAP Image/Sam Mooy) NO ARCHIVING

PM Turnbull wishes Australian Muslims a joyful Eid

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has wished Australia’s Muslim community a blessed and joyful end to Ramadan. “From my family to yours, Eid Mubarak,” he said in a statement on Sunday evening. The... Read more »
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Ramadan 2017 begins for Muslims all over the world

Soaring temperatures and long days are expected to test the will of those who are fasting in many countries The world’s 1.6 billion Muslims began observing the holy fasting month of Ramadan... Read more »
Aerial view of Eil al-Adha prayers at Moscow Cathedral Mosque.

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha

From Jakarta to Jerusalem and from Peshawar to Indonesia, Muslims celebrate Islam’s holiest festival. Muslims around the world celebrated Eid-ul-Azha on Monday, one of the two most important festivals of the Islamic... Read more »

Two Muslim cattle traders hanged to death in eastern India

Extremist Hindu vigilantes have allegedly hanged two Muslim cattle traders in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand. The killing of cows is forbidden in the Hindu religion, as opposed to Islam. In... Read more »
American Muslim raise over $100,000 for California shooting victims

American Muslim raise over $100,000 for California shooting victims

American Muslims groups nationwide have joined forces to raise funds for the families of the victims in the San Bernardino attack. Their efforts have raised $100,000 as of Tuesday. The project, “Muslims... Read more »
Scottish Muslims face hostility and hate crimes since Paris attacks

Scottish Muslims face hostility and hate crimes since Paris attacks

In the week since the terror attacks in Paris, Europe has been coming together to pay tribute to the victims. But Scotland’s Muslims have come together to speak up about the increasing... Read more »

Narendra Modi worst nightmare

By Sanjena Sathian (For Ozy) It was Eid al-Fitr, the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, and Muslims and non-Muslims alike thronged the streets of Mumbai. Billboards announced sales on... Read more »
Eid prayers in Australia.

Australian Muslims reflect on sufferings of refugees on Eid-ul-Adha

Labor leaders ask Muslims to remember refugees around the world on Eid of Sacrifice SYDNEY (Australia) – Thousands of people flocked to Sydney’s Lakemba mosque to mark the end of Hajj, the... Read more »

Australian PM Tony Abbott extends best wishes to Muslims celebrating Eid

SYDNEY (Australia) – The festival is one of the most joyous days on the Islamic calendar and signals the end of the holy month of Ramadan, a period of 30 days during... Read more »
St Petersburg

Ramadan in St Petersburg – the city where the sun doesn’t set

Muslim authorities in northern Russia say wait of up to 22 hours to break fast is simply an extra challenge to faith By Alec Luhn  When Ramadan starts on Thursday, the faithful in... Read more »
A girl arranges plates before iftar – the breaking-fast meal– during Ramadan at the Grand Mosque in Delhi, India. Photograph: Ahmad Masood/Reuters

Muslims observe first day of Ramadan

The Islamic holy fasting month of Ramadan has begun on Thursday for Muslims around the world. Because Muslims follow a lunar calendar, different moon-sighting methodology can lead to different countries declaring the... Read more »
Muslims worldwide mark beginning of holy month of Ramadan

Muslims worldwide mark beginning of holy month of Ramadan

Millions of Muslims all around the world mark the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan. Religious authorities in Iran, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and most other countries declared Thursday as the first... Read more »
Rohingya migrants stand and sit on a boat drifting in Thai waters off the southern island of Koh Lipe in the Andaman sea on May 14, 2015. The boat crammed with scores of Rohingya migrants -- including many young children -- was found drifting in Thai waters on May 14, according to an AFP reporter at the scene, with passengers saying several people had died over the last few days. AFP PHOTO / Christophe ARCHAMBAULTCHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP/Getty Images

A Slap on the Face of Humanity

By Saeed Qureshi The international apathy and silence on the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar (Burma) and Bangladesh is like a slap on the face of humanity. Can there be a... Read more »

Almost all 436 mosques destroyed in Central African Republic unrest

Almost all of the 436 mosques in the Central African Republic have been destroyed by months of vicious fighting between Christians and Muslims, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said Tuesday,... Read more »

Chapel Hill mourns killing of three young Muslims

Huge Crowd Attends Vigil for Chapel Hill Shooting Victims North Carolina (United States) – A large crowd gathered at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, campus on Wednesday night to mourn... Read more »

Chapel Hill shooting: 3 young Muslim students killed in US

Tribune International Report At least three people, reportedly Arab-American Muslims, were shot dead near the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, in the United States, police and media outlets said. Police have... Read more »

Some Hard Facts about Muslim Islamism

By Shenali D Waduge If Muslim Islamism has been created as a geopolitical agenda why are Muslims willing participants There are a few burning issues that the global community is having to... Read more »