ARTICLES RELATING TO ISLAM

Pakistani parents arrested for refusing polio vaccination

2015-03-04 12:15

Pakistan reported 306 polio cases last year, but many parents refuse to allow their children to be vaccinated against the disease.

Islamophobia is racism

2015-01-14 11:52

Islamphobia is the extremism that it claims to fight against.

Are oral sex and foreplay allowed in Islam?

2014-11-20 10:44

A former professor at the al-Imam University in Saudi Arabia, sheikh `Abd al-Wahhâb al-Turayrî, takes a look at Islam's rules regarding oral sex and foreplay.

The Muslim world is in crisis

2014-08-25 12:33

With the conflict between Israel and Palestine trending on everyone's Facebook news feed, a Muslim woman wonders what reactions to international affairs say about her people.

Women drivers plan mass protest

2013-10-25 10:43

It's been two years since women in Saudi Arabia protested against a female driving ban and on October 26, Saudi women will once take to the kingdom's roads and this time they have garnered massive support!

A Miss Muslim World pageant?

2013-09-19 00:00

Cue the pitchforks and moral outcries.

SAfm fined for 'Islam connections'

2013-09-02 12:23

SAfm has been fined R20 000 for making an "unjustifiable connection with Islam" during two news bulletins, the BCCSA has said.

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See pictures from around the world as the Muslim holy month of Ramadan is observed.

See pictures from around the world as the Muslim holy month of Ramadan is observed.

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'My daughter converted!'

2012-11-12 15:17

What if your child rejected your religion and converted to another one?

I’m Islamophobic

2012-08-30 13:45

For me it’s fear, not hatred, confesses Chris McEvoy.

 

Blood and organ donation: What does Islamic law say?

2015-01-20 16:06

Islamic law considers violation of the human body to be sinful. We take a look at what this means regarding blood and organ donation.

Premarital sex in Islam

2014-12-11 14:11

What are the rules regarding premarital sex in Islam and how are children born out of wedlock affected?

So a feminist walks into a mosque....

2014-10-29 11:41

A feminist walks into a mosque... I know this sounds like the start to a joke. As I am a self-identifying feminist, you can imagine my surprise when I was invited to a mosque.

Sudanese woman who faced death over faith heads to US

2014-08-01 15:05

Meriam Ibrahim, a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith while facing death is on her way to a new home in the US.

A Miss Muslim World pageant?

2013-09-23 09:53

Cue the pitchforks and moral outcries.

Muslim hardliners protest against Miss World

2013-09-03 16:10

About 150 Islamic hardliners have protested in the Indonesian capital Jakarta against the Miss World beauty pageant, the latest outburst of anger about the contest in the Muslim-majority nation.

Islamic group calls for Miss World ban

2013-08-26 14:47

A respected Indonesian Islamic group has called on the government to cancel next month's Miss World pageant, saying women exposing skin in a competition violates Muslim teachings.

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Ramadan begins worldwide

2013-07-10 10:48
The Muslim holy month of Ramadan began on June 9. See photos from the beginning of the prayer and fasting traditions which are observed by over a billion Muslims around the world.

The Muslim holy month of Ramadan began on June 9. See photos from the beginning of the prayer and fasting traditions which are observed by over a billion Muslims around the world.

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Zuma opens mosque

2012-10-04 14:22
President Jacob Zuma opened the Nizamiye Complex and Turkish Mosque in Johannesburg on Thursday. The mosque is the largest in the Southern Hemisphere. See the pictures.

President Jacob Zuma opened the Nizamiye Complex and Turkish Mosque in Johannesburg on Thursday. The mosque is the largest in the Southern Hemisphere. See the pictures.

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Illogical stances about Islam

2012-08-15 12:00

People who use religion as a weapon to foster hatred should be red-carded, writes Saffiya Ismail.

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