While Muslims are supposed to undertake the Hajj at least once in their lifetimes, Saudi Arabia’s role in regional conflicts increases — so does the costs of annual pilgrimage it hosts.
The Feast of Sacrifice is based on the experiences of the Prophet Abraham. All three monotheistic faiths believe that he was tested by God, who ordered him to sacrifice his son before replacing him with a ram at the last moment.
With Topkapi Palace, the administrative and residential power centre of the house of Ottomans, the Turkish government has inherited many valuable holy relics including the Prophet Muhammad's personal belongings.
More than 8,000 Muslim men and boys were butchered by Bosnian Serb forces in the July 1995 Srebrenica massacre, the worst atrocity in Europe since World War II and deemed genocide by international justice.
The fasting month of Ramadan has ended for Muslims across the world, meaning Eid festivities are underway.
As 1.6 billion Muslims around the world mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan, what does the Eid celebration entail?
A family as old as Islamic history itself has been looking after the sacred cloak since the seventh century. TRT World visited the mosque of the cloak and spoke with the family in Istanbul’s Fatih district.
The Circassians, who are predominantly Muslim, suffered greatly under the Russian Empire and were banished from their homelands in 1864.
Mosques, Muslim-owned businesses and homes have been attacked, looted and burned as security forces watch.
New Haven fire chief says investigators found evidence the fire at the mosque was set intentionally. A criminal investigation involving state and federal authorities has begun.
Month of fasting began on the evening of May 5 for many Muslims, with others starting on May 6.
This year’s Ramadan will start on or around the evening of May 6 and will be observed by hundreds of millions of Muslims worldwide.
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