Thousands of Egyptian Muslims clamored into tents set up at Abbasiya’s Youth Center on November 7 to find out if this year would be the chance to fulfill one of their most important religious obligations.
Saudi Arabia’s interior minister said in remarks published Saturday he did not see any threat to the kingdom from dissident Osama bin Laden, wanted by the United States for last year’s embassy bombings in Africa.
Business executives in Saudi Arabia continue to transfer tens of millions of dollars to bank accounts linked to Osama bin Laden, accused of last year’s U.S. embassy bombings in East Africa, USA Today reported Friday.
In a hotel ballroom turned makeshift mosque, family members of the Muslim victims of the crash of EgyptAir Flight 990 prayed on Friday for the souls of the dead. "Everything that falls between life and death is the will of God," said Hihad Awad, executive director of the Council on American-...
Medina’s first ’cyber café’ opened last June in the heart of the city which like Mecca is still officially closed to non-Muslims. The cafe is a spin-off of the Al Medina Research and Studies Centre, set up by regional governor Prince Abdel Majeed to collate everything to do with the sacred city.
Maverick lawyer Mustafa Rasian is filing suit against the Interior Minister, Sheikh Al Azhar and the Grand Mufti of the Republic because of a new policy mandating that Hajj pilgrims wait five years before going to Hijaz again.
Exploitation of religion in international relations is not new in human history. Whether created by man or inspired by God [the so-called "heavenly religions" considered by Muslims to be Judaism, Christianity and Islam], religions have been the basis of many of the world’s alliances, wars and...
The author writes about the rationalism of Islam. A Muslim has to excel in thinking within the boundaries of the Qur’an for the benefit of the Ummah (world wide community of Muslim believers). The author concludes that the best model of rational thought is the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The United States made beyond doubt a strange effort to intervene in the internal affairs of other countries, especially countries of the third world and the Islamic world in particular when it issued last month its report on religious freedom in the world in the frame of the religious freedom law...
The US State Department announced on October 6 that China, Iran, Iraq, Myanmar (Burma), and Sudan were liable for diplomatic and economic sanctions for engaging in "particularly severe violations of religious freedom during the preceding 12 months."