Articles by Al Jazeera

Eid will be celebrated in most countries on Sunday [Ulet Ifansasti/Reuters]

Eid: End Of Ramadan Celebrations Go Virtual Amid Coronavirus

Muslims globally find online alternatives to celebrate Eid amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two Muslim women wearing protective masks stand on a side of the main road, in Colombo, Sri Lanka April 1, 2020 [Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters]

Sri Lanka Is Using Coronavirus To Stigmatise Muslims

Sri Lanka's decision to make cremations mandatory for COVID-19 victims is an act of institutionalised Islamophobia.
 Halal food boxes are distributed to those in need during Ramadan o in the Brooklyn borough of New York City [Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP]

With Mosques Closed, Nyc Muslims Find New Ways To Observe Ramadan

Unable to physically pray together this Ramadan, Muslim New Yorkers spend time preparing food for those in need.
British Conservative MP Nadine Dorries has a history of sharing far-right disinformation, say analysts [Reuters]

Right-Wing Uk Minister Under Fire For ‘Islamophobic Fake News’

Nadine Dorries on Thursday retweeted a far-right Twitter account known for Islamophobic misinformation.
Workers prepare shrouds to wrap bodies in the Central Jamia Mosque Ghamkol Sharif, which is currently being used as a temporary morgue in Birmingham, UK, April 21, 2020 [Carl Recine/Reuters]

Amid The Coronavirus, Bailing Out Mosques Is Essential

Mosques provide important community services that are needed now more than ever, but many may not survive without help.
Dabirul Choudhury, 100, has walked more than 100 laps in his garden in a bid to raise funds for coronavirus victims in the UK and Bangladesh [Courtesy: Dabirul Choudhury]

Uk Muslim, 100, Walks Garden Laps For Virus Victims While Fasting

Inspired by Tom Moore, Dabirul Choudhury raises tens of thousands for coronavirus victims from UK to Bangladesh.
A masked Kashmiri protester jumps on the bonnet of an armoured vehicle of Indian police as he throws stones at it during a protest in Srinagar [Dar Yasin/AP]

AP’s Kashmir Photographers Win Pulitzer For Lockdown Coverage

News agency's Dar Yasin, Mukhtar Khan and Channi Anand honoured with this year's Pulitzer Prize in feature photography.
Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, centre, sitting in the Islamic Center at New York University during Friday prayers in New York City, the United States [Jessie Wardarski/AP Photo]

Activists Condemn Threat Against Muslim Congressional Candidate

Amani Al-Khatahtbeh is the first Muslim woman to run for federal office in the US state of New Jersey.
People in Kuwait wear masks to protect against COVID-19 while shopping for the holy month of Ramadan [Anadolu/Jaber Abdulkhaleg]

Fasting During Ramadan Can Boost Your Immunity

Mosques are closed and lockdowns are in place, but this Ramadan may have some unexpected health benefits.
Workers ride a tractor at the dates plantation near the Israeli settlement of Naama in the occupied West Bank on September 11, 2019 [File: Ronen Zvulun/Reuters]

Boycotting Israeli Dates Is Working And We Need To Keep Going

This Ramadan, make the right choice and do not buy dates from companies that exploit Palestinian land and labour.
NHS workers at the Ettingshall Medical Centre receive PPE stitched together by volunteers at the Green Lane Masjid and Community Centre in Birmingham [Courtesy: Green Lane Masjid and Community Centre]

UK Muslims Are Stepping In To Help Amid The Coronavirus Crisis

From making PPE and delivering food to donating sanitiser and setting up temporary morgues, UK Muslims are mobilising.
People with kidney failure at a hospital in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, Yemen [Reuters/Abduljabbar Zeyad]

Yemen: First Bombs, Soon A Coronavirus Epidemic

Five years of war have devastated Yemen's healthcare system. A COVID-19 outbreak would be a catastrophe.
A migrant domestic worker holds up a placard during a parade, in advance of May Day, in Beirut on April 29, 2012 [File: Mohamed Azakir/Reuters]

Domestic Workers In Middle East Risk Abuse Amid Covid-19 Crisis

Governments have a responsibility to protect foreign domestic workers.
Taliban also accused the Afghan government of using

Taliban Warn Deal With US In Afghanistan Near Breaking Point

US military in Afghanistan rejects Taliban claim, saying it had upheld the military terms of the agreement.
Out of the four people who died due to COVID-19 in Sri Lanka, two were Muslims who were cremated [ Al Jazeera]

Anguish As Sri Lanka Forces Muslims To Cremate Covid-19 Victims

Rights group and activists accuse gov't of forcing cremation of Muslim COVID-19 victims in disregard to WHO guidelines.
Although most of those who experience severe cases of coronavirus are older, young, healthy people are also at risk [Getty Images]

Doctor’s Note: Why Are Young People Dying From Coronavirus?

A doctor explains that youthful immune systems can go into overdrive when fighting COVID-19 and this can prove fatal.

What The Coronavirus Lockdown Looks Like From Space

Before and after satellite images show the impact of coronavirus containment measures on cities worldwide.

Saudi-Led Coalition Intercepts Missiles Over Riyadh, Jizan

A spokesman for the coalition says there are no casualties from the attacks blamed on Yemen's Houthi rebels.

Rights Group: Children In Egypt Tortured In Detention

In new report, Human Rights Watch claims Egyptian security forces tortured children as young as 12 in custody.

The US Is Complicit In Saudi Atrocities In Yemen

Five years after the start of the war, the US continues to support a Saudi-led coalition accused of war crimes.

Rockets Strike Baghdad’s Green Zone, Fourth Attack In Days

Projectiles fell 2km from the US embassy and there were no immediate reports of casualties, military official says.