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Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah addresses supporters in Beirut, Lebanon, on November 3, 2014. (AFP/File)
September 27, 2016 - 10:41 GMT
The head of the Lebanese resistance movement of Hezbollah says he considers the radical ideology of Wahhabism to be even more pernicious than the Israeli regime.
Yemeni Shia Houthi's Celebrate Eid al Ghadeer. (AFP/File)
September 20, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Millions of Shia Muslims across the world, including in Iran, are celebrating the Eid al-Ghadeer, which marks the appointment of the first Shia Imam, Ali ibn Abi Talib (PBUH), by Islam’s most revered figure, Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), as his successor.
The Islamic Action Front (IAF) will run in the upcoming elections on 20
September 16, 2016 - 11:45 GMT
With 75 percent of the brotherhood approving the bloc's return to Jordan's political life, the elections would be witnessing the brotherhood's participation at the elections for the first time after a nine-year boycott.
This year's Hajj season will officially end on Thursday (the 13th day of the Islamic month of Dhul-Hijjah) after pilgrims end the ritual by performing a final farewell Tawaf (circumambulation) around the Kaaba in Mecca. (AFP/File)
September 16, 2016 - 09:21 GMT
Pilgrims traditionally visit Prophet Muhammad's Mosque in Medina either before or after completing Hajj ritual.
Fatal crowd stampedes are also common due to the high number of people along the pilgrimage route. (AFP/File)
September 15, 2016 - 13:47 GMT
Over 80,000 Egyptian pilgrims are performing the hajj this year.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a press-conference in Tehran. (AFP/File)
September 08, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
He accused the Saudis of incompetence in last year's handling of event.
A file photo of Dr. Amjad Qourshah. (File photo)
September 06, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Qourshah was detained mid-June of this year when the court accused Qourshah of violating the latest amendments to Jordan's anti-extremism law.
Lau is a follower of Salafism, an ultra-conservative reform movement within Sunni Islam. (AFP/File)
September 06, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The 35-year-old, who was born in the west German city of Moenchengladbach and converted to Islam in his teens, is accused of supporting a militant extremist group known by the acronym Jamwa, which switched allegiance from Daesh to al-Qaeda last year.
A Muslim pilgrim feeds pigeons as worshipers arrive for a prayer at Mecca's Grand Mosque, Saudi Arabia. (AFP/File)
September 04, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Of 177 Indonesians caught with Philippine passports last month, 9 to remain in Manila for further investigation.
Muslim women at Eid al-Adha prayers. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2016 - 18:27 GMT
Saudi Arabia announces climax of the annual Haj falls on Sunday, September 11, when pilgrims stand on Mount Arafat.
The United Nations welcomed the court's decision, said Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, noting that the UN stood for
August 26, 2016 - 21:56 GMT
The council had heard an appeal by two groups - the French Human Rights League and the Collective Against Islamophobia in France - who sought to strike down a ban in the southern town of Villeneuve-Loubet.
Philippine soldiers carry a body bag containing the body of a member of militant group Abu Sayyaf after their armed encounter at the village of Bongkaong, Patikul town, Sulu province on the southern island of Mindanao on August 26, 2016. (AFP/Stringer)
August 26, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
There is a new push to eradicate the Daesh-linked militant group after its members beheaded an 18-year-old hostage.
There have been ten women fined so far this summer as part of the enforcement of the new French law. (Courtesy photo)
August 24, 2016 - 09:33 GMT
Four burly cops stood over the middle-aged woman, who had been quietly sunbathing on the Promenade des Anglais beach in Nice - yards from the scene of the Bastille Day lorry attack - and watched her take off a Muslim-style garment which protected her modesty.
Boko Haram fighters are seen in Nigeria. (AFP/File)
August 23, 2016 - 18:26 GMT
Other militants were injured or killed in the raid, but this isn't the first time Nigeria has reportedly 'killed' Abubakar Shekau.
Moroccan King Mohammed VI gives a speech at Tunisia's Constituent Assembly on May 31, 2014. (AFP/File)
August 21, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
HM King Mohammed VI on Saturday called on Moroccans living abroad to remain firmly committed to their religious values and to their time-honored traditions as they face up to the extremist phenomenon which has nothing to do with their culture or background.
France already has laws in place to prohibit wearing a full-face veil in public or a headscarf in public primary and high schools. (AFP/File)
August 17, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Rejecting claims that the bans, which can levy a 38-euro (43 dollar) fine, inhibits a woman's freedom to choose her attire, Valls asserted that the only liberty at stake was the "liberty to subjugate women."