How I feel as a Muslim after the attacks in Paris

2015-11-17 12:37

Muslims are under threat and Saffiya Ismail has had enough with being labelled a terrorist.

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.

I’m Islamophobic

2012-08-30 13:45

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

Illogical stances about Islam

2012-07-03 16:00

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


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.

'My daughter converted!'

2012-11-12 15:17

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

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.

Muslim spouse entitled to pension

2012-03-14 12:51

A woman married under Islamic rites should be given a share of her partner's pension fund upon divorce, the Pension Funds Adjudicator has ruled.

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