What is Islam
I research Islam and eventually became a Muslim

I research Islam and eventually became a Muslim

By Poncardas Romas : I was born on December 2, 1959, in Kawit, Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte, Philippines. Since birth my parents were devoted Seventh Day Adventists, one…

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…

News

More than two million Muslims begin Hajj pilgrimage

More than two million Muslims begin Hajj pilgrimage

More than two million Muslims have started the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. The…

Imran Khan sworn in as Pakistan’s prime minister

Imran Khan sworn in as Pakistan’s prime minister

Imran Khan has been as sworn in as Pakistan’s new prime minister after his party’s victory…

Turkish lira rallies after Qatar emir vows investment

Turkish lira rallies after Qatar emir vows investment

The Turkish lira rallied from record lows on Wednesday after Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al…

Israel reopens Gaza commercial crossing after month-long closure

Israel reopens Gaza commercial crossing after month-long closure

Israel reopened the Karam Abu Salem border crossing, known as Kerem Shalom in Israel, the primary…

Turkey crisis: Erdogan vows to boycott US electronics

Turkey crisis: Erdogan vows to boycott US electronics

Turkey’s president fired a new salvo in the growing war of words with the United…

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

More than two million Muslims begin Hajj pilgrimage

More than two million Muslims have started the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. The five-day pilgrimage must be performed by all Muslims, who are financially and…

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

Is Sheikh Hasina turning Bangladesh into a one-party state?

by Faisal Mahmud :The controversial jailing of former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia and the state persecution of dissent have raised fears that the next parliamentary election could turn into a…

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

The importance of time in Islam

By Aisha Stacey : What is time, what causes it?  Is it a dimension, can you slow it down or speed it up?  When we think of time we…

What is Islam

I research Islam and eventually became a Muslim

By Poncardas Romas : I was born on December 2, 1959, in Kawit, Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte, Philippines. Since birth my parents were devoted Seventh Day Adventists,…

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…