In the vicinity of deserts, where food and water sources were scarce, the first Muslims in Medina learned to fast all day long under Prophet Muhammad’s guidance.
Just 60,000 people, all citizens or residents of Saudi Arabia, have been selected to take part in this year's Hajj, with foreign pilgrims again barred due to the restrictions over coronavirus pandemic.
Open letter by retired generals warned country is headed for "civil war" unless President Macron cracks down on "Islamism and the suburban hordes", a missive supported by the far-right leader Marine Le Pen.
The school apologised after two dozen protestors, mainly men, gathered outside Batley Grammar School after a teacher showed a class caricatures of Prophet Muhammed seen as anti-Islam and defamatory by Muslims around the world.
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.
Muslim Caliphs almost always wanted to keep the holy relics of Prophet Mohammed close to where they ruled. In the end, the Ottoman rulers brought them to Istanbul, where the Turkish government safeguards them in the historic Topkapi Palace.
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.
Taimoor Raza was found guilty of insulting the prophet Mohammed after an argument on Facebook with a counter-terrorism department official.
Subscribe to our Youtube channel for all latest in-depth, on the ground reporting from around the world.
Copyright © 2022 TRT World.