It was just the two of them, brother and sister, out on the open ocean with hundreds of other desperate migrants, mostly Rohingya Muslims fleeing their homes in Myanmar. For nearly three months, the siblings comforted each other when rolling waves thrashed their boat, when their empty bellies ached and when they were beaten for trying to stand up to..
A Swiss-Icelandic artist has launched a mosque installation at an old church as part of the 56th Biennale art fair in the Italian city of Venice, local media reports said Sunday.
According to the artist Christoph Buchel, 48, his installation titled “The Mosque: The First Mosque in the Historic City of Venice” was to promote religious tolerance,..
According to an article written in Days of Palestine, an Israeli soldier has given his account of the events that occurred during the attacks on Gaza in July 2014.
Known as Operation Protective Edge, the soldier described how they were ordered by their unit commander and were free to shoot, in order to take revenge for the killing of a soldier in their..
An investigation has been launched against Robert Menard, the far right mayor of the town of Beziers, in southern France, over a statement on his keeping files on the number of Muslim students in his town, according to French media.
The probe, announced on Tuesday by Beziers prosecutor Yvon Calvet, comes after Menard said on Monday on the TV channel..
The director of an NGO focusing on the plight of Muslim Arakan says the discovery of a labor camp in southern Thailand containing the graves of 26 bodies is “purely the tip of the iceberg.”
“If they would search forest areas along the Malaysian border, they would find hundreds of bodies,” Chris Lewa, the director of the Arakan..
An Israeli NGO expressed concern on Monday over the Israeli army's "indiscriminate fire" policy against Palestinians after collecting testimony suggesting that soldiers were ordered to "kill on sight" during last summer's military onslaught on the Gaza Strip.
In a Sunday statement, Breaking the Silence, an Israeli NGO, said that..
Some of the French soldiers alleged to have sexually abused children in Central African Republic while there on peacekeeping duties have been identified, a French judicial source said on Thursday.
The matter came to light this week when Britain's Guardian newspaper said it had acquired a U.N. report that raised allegations of the rape of young boys..
According to official website statement, The Council on American-Islamic Relations’ CAIR categorizes U.S. Islamophobia network groups.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations’ (CAIR) publishes the groups list that spreading anti-islam prejudice in America. According to its official website statement, the Islamophobic Organizations are..
If you ask any smoker why he smokes, you would receive many different answers, such as:
• "I smoke because it relieves depression"
• "I smoke because it eases the stress of my family problems".
• "I smoke when I'm out with my friends to have fun."
• "Smoking helps me forget my work-related..
This is the third and most revised edition of one of the best textbook on the subject of Usool Al-Fiqh Al-Islami, (The Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence).
Usool Al-Fiqh is one of the main realms of Islamic knowledge and is so essential that not only Fiqh—which is the practical aspect of Islam and the way of living and applying its laws –but..
A Bangladeshi national rescued in the Mediterranean Sea from a capsized migrant boat off the Libyan coast on Sunday has claimed that there had been more than 900 people on board, Italian media reports.
According to Italy's La Repubblica newspaper, the Bangladeshi woman -- who is now hospitalized in in Catania, Sicily -- said that there had been between..
The Palestinian Prisoners Society said in a statement "Most of the Palestinian minors are detained in Ofer detention center near Ramallah and Megiddo and Sharon prisons in northern Israel."
Two female minors, aged 16 and 17, are detained in Israeli Hasharon prison, the release said.
According to the NGO, arrest campaigns against Palestinian..
History informs us about what happened during specific points in the past as well as events that have taken place over time and gives us information related to this. Such information may be true or false, and every Muslim is obliged to seek the truth and confirm any information he hears so that he may ascertain what is correct from what is fabricated...
The Book of Allah is the rain that brings forth true life on Earth.
I bear witness that there is no deity besides Allah—alone, who has no partner, no equal; Lord of the Messengers, Creator of the heavens and the earths. I bear witness that Muhammad is His devoted-servant and His Messenger sent with a Clear Book that separates guidance from misguidance,..
Scores of Palestinians in the occupied West Bank have made homes out of mountain caves on the outskirts of Al-Khalil (Hebron) city, as Israel continues to prevent them from building homes on territories earmarked for Jewish-only settlements.
"We have tried to build homes with bricks and cement, but the Israeli occupation authorities have repeatedly..