Ahmad al-Basheer, who has been likened to renowned US political satirist Jon Stewart, says he aims to "break the image" of the jihadists and their declared puritanical enforcement of sharia Islamic laws.
Islamic scholar Imam Khalid Latif – who is a university chaplain for the New York University – has criticised the sweeping ban imposed on halal and kosher religious slaughter procedures by the Danish government.
Book smart versus street smart is the perennial debate amongst the start-up community. Just being technically gifted in school doesn’t necessarily equate into automatic success. History has also proven that a fiery spirit with an immense can-do attitude holds no firm promises.
Many Muslims returning to western areas of the Central African Republic after last year's intercommunal massacres are being threatened and "forced to abandon their religion," Amnesty International said.
Enthusiasm comes naturally in a start-up environment. While it is important to harness that gusto, basics such as a really deep research and sensible business plans should not be ignored.
Hana Tajima, Muslim fashion designer: "I think young Hijabis are looking to wear something that expresses themselves, and also the culture that they're brought up in. Like, especially in the West, I think it's difficult, you don't want to wear something because your parents wore it or it's not like a culture that you're particularly familiar with."
It's an astonishing statement for a refugee from war-torn Syria, but Taher has had enough of the xenophobia he has experienced in Germany.
Alia Khan, chairwoman of the Islamic Fashion and Design Council, reveals her efforts to sew together a lucrative yet fragmented industry.
Muslim women breaking stereotypes and challenging the status quo.
The first-ever Muslim Funny Fest took place in New York City, where over a dozen comedians took to the stage to fight stigma with humor.
Innovation and disruption have been the buzzwords for start-ups in recent years. For Dr. Sivapalan Vivekarajah, it is imperative that those virtues do not blanket the creative imagination of business modelling. Dr. Vivekarajah will be gracing the inaugural IdeaLab event in Kuala Lumpur on August 11-12, organised by the World Islamic Economic Forum Foundation.
Foreign direct investment into Arab states dropped 8.0 percent last year with the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia attracting close to half the total funds, a report said Sunday.
The United Arab Emirates, one of the world's most arid countries, is striving to capture every drop of rain it can wring from the clouds that pass over the desert nation.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has called on Muslims in his country to recognise their "Britishness", saying the UK faces an "existential" terrorist threat.
The devastating impact that war and living under the constant threat of drones has had on the people of Afghanistan.
Hundreds of Afghans, including children, who made the perilous journey from their war-torn country, are stranded in a central Athens park. Jillian Kitchener reports.
For years Karachi's walls have been spattered with the bloodstains of murder victims and scrawled with graffiti touting everything from sectarian hatred to quack cures for erectile dysfunction.
Fragments of a Quran manuscript found in a British university library are from one of the world's oldest surviving copies of the Islamic text, and may even have been written by someone who knew Prophet Mohammad, researchers said.