The International Organization for Migration (IOM), a subsidiary agency of the United Nations, has warned about the plight of Rohingya Muslim refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar, saying they are "at the mercy" of human traffickers in Bangladesh and other areas.
The Islamic Hajj pilgrimage draws people from around the world to Saudi Arabia each year. The crowds, squeezed shoulder to shoulder in prayer five times a day, fill the city of Mecca and surrounding areas to perform a number of physically demanding and intricate rites.
Speakers at a seminar on Hajj in Pakistan, including Iran's ambassador, stressed upon the need to forge unity among Muslim Ummah and described Hajj as a great opportunity for Muslims to show their might to the world.
Myanmar has moved hundreds of troops into northern Rakhine state as it ramps up counterinsurgency efforts there, officers said Saturday, after the UN voiced alarm over reports of a military buildup in the region.
London's Muslim Mayor Sadiq Khan has accused US President Donald Trump of behaving like a school boy since he launched a series of Twitter attacks against the mayor in the wake of the London Bridge terrorist assault.
A Rohingya Muslim was stoned to death and six others wounded by a mob of Buddhists in the capital of Myanmar's Rakhine state, authorities said Wednesday, the latest flare-up in a region seething with religious tension.
Muslims have held an anti-Saudi protest rally in Washington to commemorate the 92th anniversary Riyadh’s demolition of the historically revered cemetery of Jannat al-Baqi (Garden of Paradise) in the holy city of Medina.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said Muslims today are obliged to fight Israel with whatever means they have as he calls Palestine the foremost issue of the Islamic world.