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Moroccan Intellectual Abdallah Laroui Wants to Make Inheritance Wills a Requirement...

Rabat - To solve the debate on inheritance in Morocco, historian and intellectual, Abdallah Laroui believes that establishing wills should be mandatory. He made...

2017: Travel Ban Headlines & Real-Life Progress Towards Tolerance

Rabat - 2017 provided even more headlines related to immigration and attitudes on Islam. The new American president instituted a controversial travel ban that...

A Liberal/Reform Rabbi Learns from Prophet Muhammad

By Rabbi Allen S. Maller Rabat - I first studied Islam when I was a student at UCLA almost 50 years ago. Then again while I...

A Tale of 300 Ulemas: Is Morocco’s Religious Diplomacy the Future...

Rabat - Lost among the various debates about security, crises, and scandals of every imaginable nature is a piece of completely real news out...

King Mohammed VI Defense of Islam Sets ‘Modern’ Model: African Ulema

Fez - The action of King Mohammed VI in defense of Islam sets a “modern, realistic and effective” model, head of Nigeria’s Supreme Council...

Saudi Cleric Says Digital Currency Bitcoin is Haram in Islam

Rabat - Assim Al-Hakeem, a Saudi cleric, issued a religious edict earlier this week claiming that the use of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin is...

300 African Ulemas Gather in Fez to Promote Values of ‘Moderate...

Rabat - The higher council of the Mohammed VI Foundation for African Ulemas will hold a meeting from December 8 to 10 in Morocco’s...

Muslim Population in Europe to Triple by 2050: Pew Research

Rabat - The number of Muslims living in Europe is expected to grow to more than 11.2 percent by 2050, according to new projections...

Morocco’s 14,000 Quranic Schools Teach 450,000 Students: Ahmed Toufiq

By Sana Elouazi Rabat - Ahmed Toufiq, Minister of Endowment and Islamic Affairs, revealed on the eve of Eid Mawlid celebration, that Morocco is home...

Eid Al Mawlid Annabawi Will Be Celebrated on December 1 in...

Rabat - Eid Al Mawlid Annabawi, the feast of the birth of Islamic prophet Muhammad, which takes place on the 12th day of Rabi’...

Implications of Saudi Crown Prince’s Unprecedented Shakes up

Rabat - The Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salmane (MBS) is shaking up the ultraconservative Al-Saud Kingdom to its roots. The failed Arab Spring has...
Nadine Al Budair, Gender Equality, Islam, Muslim Women, Saudi women, Prayer

Saudi TV Presenter: Muslim Women Should Pray Alongside Men, Lead...

By Sana Elouazi Rabat - Nadine Al-Budair, a well-known Saudi journalist and TV presenter, stirred controversy after calling for equality in the mosque prayer lines,...

Moroccan Religious Minorities Announce Unprecedented Conference in Rabat

Rabat - Morocco’s first conference for religious minorities will be held in Rabat on November 18 to discuss their “marginalization and exclusion” with an...

What the Fall of ISIS means for North Africa

Rabat - The Islamic State (ISIS) suffered deep casualties in 2016 and 2017 because of the international campaign targeting its strongholds in Iraq and...

Moroccan Couple Arrested for Attending Church in Marrakech, Released an Hour...

Rabat - A Moroccan couple was arrested October 16 by Marrakesh police for visiting a local church but were soon after released, without any...

Muslim Vikings? ‘Allah’ Found Inscribed on 9th Century Viking Clothing

Rabat - Researchers at Sweden’s oldest university have identified the words “Allah” and “Ali” woven in Viking burial clothes from the 9th and 10th...

“Islamic” Doesn’t Represent Islam: How One Word Misrepresents the Faith

By Amal Ben Hadda Rabat - “Islamic” is a word that originates from the word Islam, but whether or not it accurately represents the religion of...

Chinese Region Orders Muslims to Give Religious Possessions to Authorities or...

Rabat - Authorities in the northwestern Chinese region of Xinjiang have ordered its Muslim minority to turn over all copies of the Quran, prayer...

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