By Daniel Burke
Religion News Service
WASHINGTON (RNS) In 2008, Safoorah Khan, a math teacher in Illinois, asked for 15 days of unpaid leave (19 days...
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This year at Eid Al Adha, a celebration of second chances and forgiveness, we must remember this lesson as we continue to witness new beginnings that seem promising but fade with time.
I was told that non-Muslims could not visit mosques -- not even the one on the hotel grounds....
Just as the Talmud values compassion in followers of Judaism, so Islam preaches Raheem. Raheem means compassion or mercy.
Collaborative work is emblematic of the increasingly important field of global health diplomacy and the Muslim world has an enormous role to play in this new conversation.
Never has there been a more important time for Muslims to engage in greater introspection, self-evaluation. We face a Muslim world rife with conflicts, sectarian hatred, misogyny and injustice.
(AP) MINA, Saudi Arabia - Vast crowds of pilgrims cast stones at walls representing the devil on the third day of the annual hajj on Friday as Muslims...
(AP) JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia -- The heaviest rain to hit Islam's annual hajj pilgrimage in years soaked the faithful and flooded the road to Mecca, snarl...
Radical Islam can only be defeated from within. The sooner President-elect Barack Obama understands this, the faster innocent lives will be spared.
The first holiday of December is a Muslim festivity, known as Eid al Adha, or the day of sacrifice. Many Muslims start this day by heading to the mosque for prayer and reflection. After that, the fun begins.
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