According to NPR, about 12 million Muslims across the world make pilgrimages to the holy city of Mecca every year. But Saudi Arabia has recently halted international travel into the country and to … [Read more...]
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The MOST Story Bank is a live archive of stories on the most current events, people and cultural perspectives of Muslims in America and around the world. With writers in mind, MOST carefully selects story-driven news from the most reputable published sources.
Zoher Abu Jama and Avraham Mintz are two paramedics whose focus has swiftly turned to helping patients suffering from the Coronavirus. They're both partners, working together for the Magen David Adom … [Read more...]
In this op-ed for Newsweek, Craig Considine looks at Prophet Muhammad's (peace be upon him) view on pandemics and here's what the religious scholar found: -- Experts like immunologist Dr. Anthony … [Read more...]
Islamic law requires Muslims to ritually purify their body before praying. The practice is called Wuḍūʾ which involves washing the hands, mouth, nostrils, arms, head and feet with water. In this … [Read more...]
In 2013, American singer Jennifer Grout auditioned for the talent show "Arabs Got Talent" where she made it to the final round and won wide acclaim in the Arab world. Just a year prior, her life had … [Read more...]
Ten days after her synagogue was brutally attacked, Beth Kissileff visited her first mosque. The Pittsburgh synagogue shooting took place on October 27, 2018, at the Tree of Life in the Squirrel Hill … [Read more...]
Greece’s first official mosque is set to open this May. The state-funded mosque will be located in Athens. Tens of thousands of Muslim migrants currently live in the greater Athens area, and have … [Read more...]