It was the Prophet's 1,394th year to heaven, and the Malay Silat of Singapore were bursting with birthday fervor. The Silat are Moslem warriors who wear black sarongs and practice a karate-like form of combat.
For his day, the Prophet Muhammad was a feminist. The doctrine he laid out as the revealed word of God considerably improved the status of women in 7th century Arabia
It is an understatement to say that Elizabeth Taylor likes the new Michael Jackson movie “This Is it.” “To say the man is a genius is an understatement.
Of all things, it was surfing that first led Sandow Birk to Islam. The southern California artist rode the waves in Indonesia, India and Morocco, and on dry land, his curiosity piqued about the religion practiced there
Muslims around the world woke up Sunday and welcomed the end of a long month of fasting with hearty greetings of “Eid Mubarak,” or happy festivities. The faithful were ushering in Eid al-Fitr — three days of celebrations that Muslims mark with joyous community prayers, acts of charity, visits from far-flung relatives, gift-giving and elaborate feasts.
Trials for nearly 100 Iranians arrested in the aftermath of the disputed June 12 presidential elections began Saturday, two Iranian news agencies reported.
A top Iranian general said government troops are "ready to sacrifice our lives" rather than back down in the face of protests over June’s disputed presidential election.
Ann Holmes Redding has what could be called a crisis of faiths.