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An explosion is seen in Beirut, Lebanon, on August 4.

Lebanese Capital Rocked By Huge Explosion

A large explosion rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday, damaging buildings and offices around the city.

Redesigning The Hijab For Health Care Workers

How Hilal Ibrahim is helping health care workers during the pandemic by redesigning the hijab.
Muslim pilgrims walk around the Kaaba (Tawaf al-Wadaa), Islam

Saudi Arabia Says Hajj Pilgrimage Is On — With Limited Numbers

The kingdom will hold Hajj for a limited number of people from all nationalities living in Saudi Arabia.
There are approximately 1,500 women in the Daulatdia brothel, who get paid as little as $2 for sex by the 3,000 male customers who usually visit every day.

She Was Tricked As A Teen Into Prostitution

Nodi was 14 years old when she says she was deceived and sold into one of the world's biggest brothels.
For Muslims, Eid al-Fitr is normally a feast of gift-giving and gorging on food with loved ones. Not this year.

Eid Al-Fitr: One Of The Happiest Times For Muslims Will Be A Somber Affair

The coronavirus pandemic took praying in congregation and breaking fast with loved ones off the table, leaving many feeling lonely this holy month.
A volunteer disinfects a mosque ahead of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, in Peshawar, Pakistan.

How Coronavirus Has Changed Ramadan For Muslims This Year

Thursday marks the start of the holy month of Ramadan for many Muslims. But with so many places of worship closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the holiday will be a bit different this year.

Trump Claims He Will Temporarily Suspend Immigration Into Us Due To Coronavirus Fears

President Trump will sign an executive order temporarily suspending immigration to the United States as the nation battles the health and economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Muslim And Jewish Paramedics Pause To Pray Together

One Of Many Inspiring Moments In The Coronavirus Crisis. For the colleagues, the joint prayer was nothing new. For others, it was an inspiring image.

Graphic Video Of Israeli Forces Killing Palestinian And Use A Bulldozer To Seize His Body

The Israeli Army used a bulldozer to seize the body of a Palestinian man on the Gaza border.

More Iranian Students Are Being Deported At US Airports

They left Iran with valid visas in hand. But hours after landing in the US, they were forced to turn back on flights they never expected to take.

A Group of Muslim Women Cook Meals For Exhausted Australian Firefighters

As bushfires raged around them, the ladies of the Australian Islamic Centre felt compelled to help out their community.

Thousands protest for Kashmir, ahead of Security Council meeting

Thousands of people surrounded the Indian High Commission in central London on Thursday in support of Kashmir, ahead of a planned closed-door consultation by...

Muslim Nations Are Defending China As It Cracks Down On Muslims

Muslim nations are defending China as it cracks down on Muslims, shattering any myths of Islamic solidarity.

1 In 4 Muslim Women Pushed On A Subway Platform

1 in 4 Muslim women in New York say they've been pushed on a subway platform while wearing a hijab.

UN Reaches Deal With Myanmar To Repatriate Rohingya Refugees

Myanmar and the United Nations have reached a deal to work together to repatriate hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims.

Heatwave kills at least 65 in Pakistan

Hotter than average temperatures have killed at least 65 people in just three days in Karachi, Pakistan.

Why 80% of American Muslims fast during Ramadan

Omar Suleiman on Why 80% of American Muslims fast during Ramadan. (It's not about the food.)

The Muslim Travel Ban: One Year Later

Imam Omar Suleiman, reflects on the travel ban one year later.

US Cuts Funding For Palestinians

The US has announced that it will hold back more than half the foreign aid that supports Palestinians.

Turkey Has Own Embassy Plans For Jerusalem

Erdogan defies Trump, says Turkey has own embassy plans for Jerusalem.

Libya Opens Investigation Into Slave Auctions

Libyan authorities have launched an investigation into slave auctions.