Culture

Saudis Attack Birthplace of Prophet (s)

By David Usborne An old picture of the house said to be the birthplace of Prophet Muhammad (s). Fresh plans are being drawn up to erect a modern complex on the site of what scholars of Islam contend is the birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad (s) as part of a sweeping multi-billion-dollar redevelopment of the […]

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February 27, 2014

Akbar Ahmed Wins Literary Award

Noted scholar Dr. Akbar Ahmed, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University, was awarded the prestigious German Peace Prize at the Karachi Literature Festival.

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February 27, 2014

Denmark’s Zabiha Ban

RIYADH, Feb 23 – Denmark is likely to lose millions of dollars in trade and tourism revenues following its ban Monday on slaughtering animals in accordance with Islamic standards.

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February 27, 2014

Muslim Countries in 2014 Olympics

If you’re trying to root for athletes from the Ummah, here’s a list of athletes from predominantly Muslim countries…

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February 20, 2014

Rachman Returns to the Ring

He is the fourth ever Indonesian boxer to win a boxing world title.

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February 20, 2014

Karim Pakistan’s Sole Sochi Sportsperson

Ski Federation of Pakistan (SFP) secretary Mussarat Ali is being realistic as the 2014 Winter Olympics unfold in Sochi, Russia.

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February 20, 2014

Khan Academy’s Salman Khan receives David Packard Award

David Packard Award

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February 20, 2014

Seydou Keita Shuns Liverpool

Malian footballer Seydou Keita was reportedly in advanced talks with English football giants Liverpool before choosing instead to sign with Spanish club Valencia.

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February 13, 2014

Mohamed Salah Moves to Chelsea

Egypt’s Mohamed Salah has completed a move to English Football’s Chelsea.

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February 13, 2014

Detroit Lions Claim Abdul-Quddus

The National Football League’s Detroit Lions have claimed safety Isa Abdul-Quddus off waivers from the New Orleans Saints.

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February 13, 2014

First University in the World

What an exhilarating fact! First university founded in the world was by a Muslim! Not only a Muslim, but a Muslimah!

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February 6, 2014

Marvel Introduces A New Muslim Character

Marvel Comics introduction of Kamala Khan goes as “Ms. Marvel Doesn’t Drink, Date Or Eat Bacon.”

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February 6, 2014

Nazr Mohammed to be Honored: Chicago Sports Award

Chicago Bulls’ center Nazr Mohammed will be honored later this month the 26th Annual Comcast SportsNet Sports Awards presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

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February 6, 2014

Historic Test Chase Total for Pakistan

The Pakistani national cricket team reaching their second highest chase target run total in a test match, as they achieved the target of 302 runs to win in 59 overs over Sri Lanka.

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January 23, 2014

Amir Khan’s Wife Expecting

The wife of Pakistani-British boxing star Amir Khan, Faryal Khan, gave her first ever radio interview in England recently and announced that the couple is expecting a baby girl.

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January 23, 2014

Rep. Keith Ellison’s Favorite Six Books

1. The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X and Alex Haley (Ballantine, $8). This book set me on a path that I’m still walking today. I love how it describes Malcolm X’s continuous growth as a person: from poor black kid, to foster care, to street thug, to Black Nationalist, to Muslim, to humanitarian. […]

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January 23, 2014

Advice Column: Honey, Good or Bad?

Question: Is it true honey is a bad sugar for you? I switched to zero calorie sweeteners instead…

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January 23, 2014

Japan’s Airports Open Prayer Rooms

International airports in Japan are striving to become friendlier to Muslims amid a steep increase in visitors from the Islamic world

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January 23, 2014

The Indo-Pak Express Is Back!

Pakistani tennis star Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi and his Indian doubles partner Rohan Bopanna have reunited on the tennis court.

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January 16, 2014

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