What is Islam
How I discovered Islam

How I discovered Islam

By William : My name is William, and I live in a large Midwestern city in the United States.  I am a typical American in many ways that…

Jim Cate tells us how he embraced Islam

Jim Cate tells us how he embraced Islam

I was raised as a Christian and went to a fundamentalist Bible believing church.  I made a profession of faith to Jesus in 1969.  In all of my…

The essential and definite element of my conversion to Islam was the Quran

The essential and definite element of my conversion to Islam was the Quran

BY Ali Selman Benoist, MD : As a Doctor of Medicine, and a descendant of a French Catholic family, the very choice of my profession has given me a…

News

Yusuf al-Qaradawi sentenced to life in prison in Egypt

Yusuf al-Qaradawi sentenced to life in prison in Egypt

An Egyptian military court has sentenced eight people to death, including four in absentia, for…

Rohingya refugees to return ‘within two years

Rohingya refugees to return ‘within two years

The UN has raised concerns over the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees, who fled…

‘Beyond comprehension’: Myanmar admits killing Rohingya

‘Beyond comprehension’: Myanmar admits killing Rohingya

Amnesty International has called for an independent investigation as the Myanmar army admitted for the first…

Saudi arrests 11 princes over economic protest: SPA

Saudi arrests 11 princes over economic protest: SPA

Saudi authorities have arrested 11 princes for staging a protest in the capital, Riyadh, against…

Civilians die in air raids on Syria’s Eastern Ghouta

Civilians die in air raids on Syria’s Eastern Ghouta

At least 23 civilians have been killed in aerial bombardment carried out by Syrian government…

Business

Schools to lead Expo 2020’s ‘Sustainability Champions’ programme

Schools to lead Expo 2020’s ‘Sustainability Champions’ programme

Expo 2020 Dubai, in collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment and the Ministry of Education, launched the ‘Sustainability Champions’ programme for all schools across the…

Saudi minister says market to remain oversupplied by March 2018

Saudi minister says market to remain oversupplied by March 2018

The world will still have a surplus of oil by end-March next year, Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said on Thursday, signaling a willingness to extend output cuts when…

Expo 2020 Dubai working with Emirates Intellectual Property Association

Expo 2020 Dubai working with Emirates Intellectual Property Association

Expo 2020 Dubai Bureau announced today that it has signed an agreement aimed at protecting its intellectual property. The aim of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Emirates…

Dubai landlords offer ‘free’ rent, multi cheques

Dubai landlords offer ‘free’ rent, multi cheques

Landlords in Dubai aren’t just open to accepting multiple cheques and reducing lease rates, they are also offering rent-free periods just to attract tenants. Despite claims that the property sector…

Emirates, Turkish Airlines say US laptop ban lifted

Emirates, Turkish Airlines say US laptop ban lifted

The United States has lifted the in-cabin ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on US-bound flights from Dubai and Istanbul, Emirates and Turkish Airlines said. Wednesday’s announcements come…

US removes Abu Dhabi from laptop ban flight list

US removes Abu Dhabi from laptop ban flight list

The United States lifted a ban on laptops in cabins on flights from Abu Dhabi to the US, saying the United Arab Emirates’ Etihad Airways had put tighter…

World Bank highlights Jordan’s ‘green growth’ approach

World Bank highlights Jordan’s ‘green growth’ approach

Jordan has embarked on a package of measures to encourage “green growth in the environment” aimed at benefiting from local energies and reducing dependence on costly imports, a…

Qatar Airways flights running smoothly

Qatar Airways flights running smoothly

Qatar Airways’ operations to and from its Doha hub are running smoothly, with the vast majority of flights operating as scheduled, the airline has reported. In the past…

  

Travel

RAK reports strong growth in first-half tourists

RAK reports strong growth in first-half tourists

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) has revealed that the emirate is on track to surpass its annual visitor target…

Jablanica: Clean Rivers, Beautiful Lakes and Mountains

Jablanica: Clean Rivers, Beautiful Lakes and Mountains

The municipality of Jablanica has very good natural conditions for the development of tourism, especially Jablanica and Grabovica lakes, mountains Prenj…

Oman travel: Breathtaking beaches in Al Ashkarah

Oman travel: Breathtaking beaches in Al Ashkarah

By Swati Dasgupta : The thrill of driving on the beach is a rare privilege and if you are in Oman,…

Aqaba Marine Park to be listed as first marine nature reserve

Aqaba Marine Park to be listed as first marine nature reserve

The Aqaba Marine Park (AMP) is scheduled to join Jordan’s network of nature reserves this year, becoming the country’s first marine…

Business

Schools to lead Expo 2020’s ‘Sustainability Champions’ programme

Expo 2020 Dubai, in collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment and the Ministry of Education, launched the ‘Sustainability Champions’ programme for all schools across…

News

Yusuf al-Qaradawi sentenced to life in prison in Egypt

An Egyptian military court has sentenced eight people to death, including four in absentia, for alleged involvement in acts of violence in 2015. Another 17 people were…

History

THE STRUGGLE FOR ONE GOD (PART 2 OF 2)

Transcribed from a sermon delivered at the American University in Washington DC which was attended by Muslims and non-Muslims.   Part 2: The harassment and persecution Prophet Muhammad…

Opinion

The UK government’s silence on Myanmar is shameful

by Lloyd Russell Moyle : A decade ago, the military government in Myanmar cracked down on peaceful protests for economic and political reform, killing an estimated 100 monks and triggering a wave of international diplomatic activity…

Travel

RAK reports strong growth in first-half tourists

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) has revealed that the emirate is on track to surpass its annual visitor target after the hotels reported a 10 per cent…

Quran & Hadith

FIVE BEFORE FIVE

Take advantage of your blessings from God before they come to an end. By Aisha Stacey  : Is it just me or does the time seem to be…

What is Islam

How I discovered Islam

By William : My name is William, and I live in a large Midwestern city in the United States.  I am a typical American in many ways…

Life of Prophet

PROPHET MUHAMMAD’S LAST SERMON: A FINAL ADMONITION

By Amatullah Abdullah (edited by IslamReligion.com) : Beloved Prophet Muhammad, may the mercy and blessings of God be upon him, was born in Mecca, Saudi Arabia circa…