“We Muslims are one family even though we live under different governments and in various regions.” Ayatullah Ruhollah Khomeini, leader of Iran’s revolution “The real force of Islam is the feeling that you belong to a brotherhood with the obligation to serve that brotherhood and thereby serve God.” Sheik Ahmed Zaki Yamani, Saudi Minister of Petroleum “Islam judges, Islam protects, Islam urges resistance when there is injustice.” Anwar Gamall, Egyptian university student Those are only a few of the voices of Islam, as powerful and compelling today as the muezzin’s ancient call of the faithful to prayer. The voices speak Russian and Chinese, Persian and French, Berber and Malay, Turkish and Urdu—and Arabic, of course, the mother tongue of the Prophet Muhammad and language of Islam’s holy book, the Koran
When the congregation of Grace Baptist Church held services in its new building last month, no protesters marched outside to mark the occasion.
Earlier this month, Lieut.
Diva Beyonce Knowles strutting her stuff in the conservative Middle East? Al Arabiya reported that organizers, seeking to avoid a similar fate for Beyonce, decided to hold her concert hundreds of miles away from Cairo at a thinly populated Red Sea resort
Militants who control parts of Somalia’s capital city are beating women in broad daylight for violating their radical brand of Islamic law, according to local officials and witnesses in Mogadishu. Ban also said the U.N.
The FBI on Wednesday arrested another suspect that it says is linked to a group that sought to establish an Islamic state in the United States, an FBI spokeswoman said Thursday.
The force of the blast threw Rawnaq against the wall of her office at the Ministry of Justice. She instantly thought of her two children in the day care center just two floors below.
Somalia’s president escaped an opportunistic attack by Islamic militants Wednesday as deadly fighting erupted in the center of Mogadishu, officials said.
A Saudi court that sentenced a journalist to 60 lashes for her work on a controversial television show has summoned a second woman affiliated with the TV station.
A Saudi court sentenced a female journalist Saturday to 60 lashes for her work on a controversial Arabic-language TV show that aired an episode in which a man bragged about his sex life, two sources told CNN.