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Lessons from the Hajj on the purpouse of life

2017-09-05 13:20

All Muslims are required to perform Hajj once in their life, if health and finances permit this. It is not only the largest annual gathering of Muslims, but the largest pilgrimage in the world, writes Mohamed Saeed.

Trump to give speech on Islam in Saudi Arabia

2017-05-16 18:36

US President Donald Trump will give a major speech on the Islamic faith during his upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia.

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We are shocked - Quebec City residents on mosque shooting

Six people died and eight were injured after gunmen opened fire at a Quebec City mosque on Sunday. The mosque had been a target of hate before. Despite this, Quebec residents were shocked by the incident. Watch.

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Thriving Islamic bond market can benefit Africa - S&P

2016-09-09 17:55

Developing the Islamic bond market in sub-Saharan Africa can benefit the region's funding requirements, says S&P Global Ratings.

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.

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.

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!

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?

 

Saudi woman in miniskirt video arrested after public outcry

2017-07-18 20:56

Police in Saudi Arabia have arrested a young woman who wore a miniskirt in public and who had posted the video online, sparking an outcry.

Jakarta's Christian governor jailed for two years for blasphemy

2017-05-09 23:10

Jakarta's Christian governor will spend two years in jail after being found guilty of blasphemy, in a shock decision that has stoked concerns over rising religious intolerance.

Muslims angered by proposed Hajj visa fee implementation

2016-10-16 09:01

Anger among South Africa's Muslim community is mounting following a proposed Hajj and Umrah visa fee implementation by Saudi Arabian authorities.

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.

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?

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.

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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